Doctor Robert Walters | Senior Lecturer, & Head Digital Economy Research Group, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Robert Walters is a Senior Lecturer, and Head Digital Economy Research Group, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Walters is an Adjunct Professor of Law, European Faculty of Law, Slovenia, Europe, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow University Western Australia. Dr Walters is an International Arbitrator and Solicitor.
He is a member of ASEAN Law Association – Singapore, Asia Pacific Scholar (Privacy/Data Protection) Network. His work on cross-border data flows in the new digital economy has been recognised globally, and in 2021 and 2022 was engaged by national governments to undertake a legal project for data flows, data adequacy, data protection, cyber security and artificial intelligence across Commonwealth countries. This work was commissioned to strengthen economic outcomes to a number of Commonwealth countries in the digital economy and international trade.
He is a member and an external advisor to the Corporate and Insolvency Institute at Gujarat National law University, Gujarat India.
Dr Walters specialises in transnational commercial and private law (data flows, data protection, cyber security, artificial intelligence, cross-border insolvency/restructuring (netting arrangements), contracts, arbitration). His work focuses on placing Australia in a leadership role, with a broader focus on working closely in partnership with the Europe Union member states, United Kingdom, ASEAN (Singapore, Indonesia), Japan, United States, Canada, India, South Africa and Kenya.