Caroline De Cock has written a book about EU lobbying, contributed to several Internet law books, taught on the subject at various business schools and Universities and intervened as a speaker in international fora.
iLobby.eu: Survival Guide to EU Lobbying, Including the Use of Social Media
by Caroline De Cock, Eburon, 2010
iLobby.eu sets out how to lobby the EU from the perspective of an actual lobbyist sharing her experience (both good and bad). It also looks at the social media tools that must be taken into consideration when campaigning and details examples of worst and best practices.
The New Virtual Money: Law and Practice
by Olivier Hance and Suzan Dionne-Balz, Kluwer, 1999
Caroline continued her collaboration with Olivier Hance with this book, which attempted to analyze the appropriateness of the relevant existing legal instruments that regulated internet payment systems, including the rapidly increasing use of `electronic cash’ – on smart cards or in the form of dematerialized electronic tokens.
Business and Law on the Internet
by Olivier Hance, McGraw-Hill, 1996
Caroline discovered Internet law by working as a researcher and collaborator to this book, the first European one-stop guide to doing business on the Internet within the context of North American and European laws.
Courses and Speaking Interventions
- Speaker at a Greens/EFA organised panel on Network Neutrality, Brussels, Belgium, 2009.
- Speaker at the ECTA Annual Regulatory Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 2004. Topic: “Implementation of EU Legislation – Panel Discussion”.
- Speaker at the Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, 2000. Topic: “A Guide to European E-commerce legislation”.
- Speaker at the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Tokyo, Japan, 2000. Topic: “A Business Lawyer’s Guide to European E-commerce legislation”.
- Speaker for the Annual IFT Conference (Dun & Bradstreet), 2000. Topic: “Effects of the project of Royal Decree on Data Protection under Belgian and European Law, especially as regards marketing”.
- Speaker for the Diplôme Spécial en Commerce Electronique, 1998, organised by the I.C.H.E.C., Brussels, Belgium. Topic: “Intellectual Property Rights in the Digital Era”.
- Speaker for the Diplôme Spécial en Commerce Electronique, 1998, organised by the I.C.H.E.C., Brussels, Belgium. Topic: “Legal aspects of electronic payments”.
- Speaker at the 1998 inaugural meeting of the Electronic Association of South Africa (ECASA), organised in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Topic: “The current situation of electronic commerce in Europe and North America: commercial impact and legal implications”.