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EU Energy Law and Policy: The External Dimension  by Professor Rafael Leal - Arcas SMALL Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes a new book on EU Energy Law and Policy: The External Dimension
31 July 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, has published a new book: EU Energy Law and Policy: The external dimension, Eliva Press, 2020 

St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine Queen Mary launches international training programme for Ukrainian judges
31 July 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has started its intellectual property (IP) training programme for judges in Ukraine.

Male nurse wearing a medical mask, scrubs and cap holding a syringe The Conversation publishes article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and lack of transparency in supply chain deals
27 July 2020

The Conversation has published an article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and the lack of transparency in supply chain deals

Legal textbooks on a desk Queen Mary supports free legal advisory service in Kenya
24 July 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London is supporting a free legal advisory service in Nairobi, Kenya, in collaboration with Strathmore University.

Stavros Brekoulakis profile image Professor Stavros Brekoulakis awarded best lecture at GAR 2020
10 July 2020

The GAR Awards are the most high-profile annual events in the field of International Arbitration

View of London skyscrapers in Bank at sunset Letter: A partnership model is a way to restrain excessive risk-taking
30 June 2020

Professor Rosa Lastra has co-written a letter in the Financial Times in response to an article suggesting that policymakers have not focused on how to restrain excessive leverage

Poker chips and a dice sitting on a laptop keyboard Holding gambling companies accountable across different countries
19 June 2020

Professor Julia Hornle discussed international gambling regulation on the BBC World Service Radio

Buenos Aires street lined with cars and obelisk in the background Argentina: restructuring in the time of Covid-19
16 June 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal was featured in the Financial Times speaking on sovereign debt

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Professor Rosa Lastra is Principle Investigator for Legal and Economic Conceptions of Money
16 June 2020

This project will reconsider the intersection between law and economics with an emphasis on the contribution that law can make to economic conceptions of money

The transition to decentralized energy: Challenges, opportunities and progress
15 June 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his work on the transition to decentralized energy in a new article

A windfarm in fields of green grass and rapeseed against a cloudy blue sky Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas just published new findings of his WiseGRID grant
3 June 2020

The article looks at regulation, innovation, and technology for the 21st century energy goals

The Great Energy Transition in the European Union: Volume 1 book cover, with a picture of pylons at sunset New book provides comprehensive analysis of energy transition in the European Union
2 June 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas has just published a two-volume book with the findings of his WiseGRID research grant, funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 program

The Contribution of Free Trade Agreements and Bilateral Investment Treaties to a Sustainable Future
27 May 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his most recent research on free trade agreements, bilateral investment treaties, and sustainability

Digital illustration of two people talking with speech bubbles Queen Mary launches Arts and Culture Support Centre
22 May 2020

The Legal Advice Centre and qLegal will support the new initiative by creating online toolkits

Should private sector debt relief be part of the Exit Strategy?
19 May 2020

Professor Rosa Lastra and Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal took part in an online Private Debt Workshop

USA and China flags overlapping Coronavirus Pandemic: Lawsuits against China 'blame game'
18 May 2020

Professor Malik Dahlan speaks to CGTN about US states bringing legal action against China

A bustling street in Ghana with people, market stalls and busy road Moratorium on debt for Africa? Be careful of unintended consequences
11 May 2020

In a piece for The Conversation, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal argues that a blanket moratorium on debt for Africa risks costing African countries much of the hard won gains many have achieved over the past 15 years

Professor Rosa Lastra profile image Lockdown is exposing the folly of reckless financial strategies
7 May 2020

Research on pension funds by Professor Rosa Lastra featured in Financial Times

Person holding a video game controller in their hands on their lap Gamers fear for virtual assets as rate cut hits 'Animal Crossing' savings
4 May 2020

Dr Michaela MacDonald comments on gamers' rights to their digital property for Thomas Rueters Foundation

Image of spiky green virus particles on a black background Creditors must unite to find economic solutions
29 April 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal was interviewed by Bloomberg Radio’s Daybreak Europe programme about debt relief for developing countries during coronavirus

Image of a globe with Africa in daylight and Asia in night on a black background Lenders and Investors need to be part of the solution
29 April 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal co-signs an open letter to to the IMF and the World Bank urging for sovereign debt relief to help countries during the Covid-19 crisis

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his research on the use of international trade to mitigate climate change
27 April 2020

The presentation by Professor Leal-Arcas is forthcoming as a scientific article titled “Climate Clubs and International Trade across the European and International Landscape"

Person selecting a show to watch on a streaming service Disney and chill
14 April 2020

Professor Johanna Gibson talks to Wired about Disney+, and how much control Disney now has on where and how it's shows can be watched

Cover of Rafael's book New book: International Trade, Investment and the Rule of Law
9 April 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas has just published his most recent book: International Trade, Investment and the Rule of Law

Capitol Building, Havana Cuba’s doctors are in high demand
8 April 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal talks to The Economist about Cuba exporting doctors to pay sovereign debt

CoachBright logo qLegal supports CoachBright campaign
7 April 2020

The campaign supports schools and food poverty charities, who will then provide meals to the families who need them the most during Covid-19