Professor Dr. Boris P. Paal, M.Jur. (Oxford) is a full tenured Professor in Civil Law and Business Law, Media and Information Law and Director of the Institute of Media and Information Law at the University of Freiburg. Since 2016 Professor Paal holds office as dean of the Unversity of Freiburg, Faculty of Law. Professor Paal’s main fields of research are Civil Law, Business Law, Media Law and International Private Law. In this context he has published books, articles and papers, inter alia, on Competition Law (all fields, focus on media competition law, search engines and data economy), Regulatory Law (with a special focus on digitalization), Law of the Digital Economy, Data Protection Law and Law of the Intermediaries.