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View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Global Antitrust Review - call for submissions
5 January 2021

The GAR welcomes contributions dealing with competition law and policy in all jurisdictions, as well as those addressing competition policy issues at regional and international levels

Lightbulb emitting a yellow light with a brain inside Professor Duncan Matthews comments on Covid-19 variant, patents and genome editing
4 January 2021

He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.

A group of red icons and yellow icons separated by a blue icon Queen Mary and PwC Release Study of Damages in ICC Arbitral Awards
10 December 2020

The study provides valuable input into the debate over the assessment of loss and the use of expert witnesses in arbitration.

Image of a globe with Africa in daylight and Asia in night on a black background New Queen Mary project to produce guide for responsible Sovereign Debt Borrowing
10 December 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal and the Global Policy Institute have been awarded £40,000 under the Research England Quality-related Research Strategic Priorities Fund.

Black and white photo of J.A.L Sterling smiling standing next to a book case J.A.L. Sterling - In Memoriam
3 December 2020

17 April 1927 – 29 November 2020

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Legal Aspects of Central Bank Digital Currency and Central Bank Money
2 December 2020

IMF, CCLS, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and the Economic and Social Research Council will present working papers at a joint seminar, 3-4 December

Lots of red, blue and yellow shipping containers arranged on a dock Queen Mary Professor investigates ways to make cross-border trade paperless
30 November 2020

Professor Miriam Goldby was seconded to the Law Commission on a part-time basis starting November 2020 to work on their Digital Assets project.

Gavel and legal books on a desk Queen Mary’s qLegal programme celebrates unprecedented growth in 2020
10 November 2020

qLegal, Queen Mary’s pro bono commercial law clinic, has published its annual report which shows that it has almost doubled student numbers and welcomed several new external partners in 2020.

Image of spiky green virus particles on a black background New book discusses the effects of the pandemic on international arbitration
9 November 2020

The book is co-edited and co-authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London and is the first to describe and analyse how the COVID-19 crisis has redefined arbitral practice.

Image of flags blowing in the wind on the left and a globe on the right Queen Mary and Corporate Counsel International Arbitration Group Released 2020 Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Survey
29 October 2020

This is the first study on the subject of Investors’ Perception and views of Proposed Reforms to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Global Antitrust Review 2019 published
28 October 2020

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) published the latest review with Dr. Eda Sahin, and Queen Mary LLM graduates Necla Sumer Ozdemir and Ritika Sood, as editors.

Laura Cestaro, a Final Year LLB Law student at Queen Mary University of London Laura Cestaro named a finalist in the prestigious TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards
29 September 2020

The LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award 2020 with Clifford Chance recognises the range of endeavors and achievements made by LGBT+ students

Image of lights around earth at night Queen Mary University of London Professor is the lead author of policy-brief on Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Promotion of Trade and Investment Cooperation
24 September 2020

The Policy Brief was published by T20, the Think Tank attached to the G20, as part of their Trade, Investment and Growth Task Force

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new book, The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law
21 September 2020

This book explores the contribution that international economic law generally defined make to the rule of law at national and international levels

A doctor administering an injection to a patient Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy: Professor Matthews writes in The Conversation
16 September 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews has written an opinion piece for The Conversation in which he argues that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a game changer and biopharma companies need to face up to a new reality.

The unequal scramble for coronavirus vaccines – by the numbers
27 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews interviewed in Nature

Stock image of a man looking at a report Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies contributes towards legal innovation
13 August 2020

Research from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London has contributed to the development of arbitration intelligence reports. These reports provide lawyers with specialist data about arbitrators for the first time.

The Red Square in Moscow with tourists walking around Would you be willing to take Russia's new coronavirus vaccine?
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks about the need for safety approvals for Russia's new Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine nationalism and supply chain transparency
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks to This Morning radio show in Seoul about Covid-19 vaccine nationalism

UK under pressure to make drug companies put public interest before profits in race for Covid-19 vaccine.
10 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews explains compulsory licensing and Crown Use in the i newspaper

EU flag Secretive European Union Body Is Facing Calls To Open Up
7 August 2020

Professor Christiana HJI Panayi speaks to Law360 about the changes to the European Union's Code of Conduct Group for business taxation