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News from CCLS

Prof. Leal-Arcas publishes further findings of his WiseGRID research grant
2 December 2019

In 2016, Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas was awarded a €14-million research grant as part of a consortium on smart grids funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020. The results of this ongoing project called WiseGRID are several scientific publications.

Two yellow construction cranes pictured against a cloudy sky, with the top of an unfinished building in the bottom right-hand corner. Arbitration makes business sense
2 December 2019

Arbitration is the best way to resolve international construction disputes, global research among in-house counsel has found. However, recent research conducted by Queen Mary University of London in partnership with Pinsent Masons identified scope for improvements in efficiency at all stages of the arbitral process.

Prof Rosa Lastra and panelists at the Matching liability to power for the CSFI event Matching liability to power: A proposal for a two-tier equity structure for banks and SIFIs
28 November 2019

Professor Rosa Lastra discusses her upcoming paper with Professor Charles Goodhart for the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.

CCLS PhD student gives keynote speech at International Islamic University Malaysia roundtable
26 November 2019

Mohammad Hazrati, a third-year PhD researcher at the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS, was one of the keynote speakers at a roundtable discussion at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), in Kuala Lumpur.

A still of the actor James Dean in the film east of Eden. Reanimating James Dean
25 November 2019

Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Professor Johanna Gibson appeared on BBC World Service to discuss the IP rights of World Wide XR, reanimating James Dean to use in productions.

Paper money falling against a black background Buckle up for turbulence: why a global debt crisis looks very hard to avoid
20 November 2019

Professor of Banking and Finance Law, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation discussing the possibility of a global debt crisis.

Prof. Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his research at the University of Ottawa, Canada
19 November 2019

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his ongoing research at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Panelists at the Sovereign Debt Forum Sovereign Debt Forum
13 November 2019

Queen Mary collaborates with Georgetown and Duke to address debt distress

A picture  of Yale Law School. Prof. Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his research at Yale Law School (USA)
5 November 2019

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, spoke at Yale Law School.

An image of the white, blue and red banded Russian flag. A resurgent Russia returns to the Middle East
16 October 2019

When not hosting visitors, Vladimir Putin is often on the telephone, usually sorting out problems relating to Syria but, in the process, cultivating close relationships with some of the United States’ dearest friends. 

The logo for EUCROSS Watch Prof. Leal-Arcas' EUCROSS webinar on how free trade agreements have the power to mitigate climate change
14 October 2019

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, gave a webinar on 'How can trade agreements contribute to sustainability?' in the framework of EUCROSS at the University of Leuven, Belgium, on 9 October 2019. The webinar discussed how the trading system can help mitigate climate change.

The Institute of Tax Law exhibits at the IFA Congress
7 October 2019

The Institute of Tax Law was one of the exhibitors at the very prestigious IFA Congress which was held in London this year.