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.
Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal and the Global Policy Institute have been awarded £40,000 under the Research England Quality-related Research Strategic Priorities Fund.
J.A.L. Sterling - In Memoriam
3 December 2020
17 April 1927 – 29 November 2020
IMF, CCLS, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and the Economic and Social Research Council will present working papers at a joint seminar, 3-4 December
Professor Miriam Goldby was seconded to the Law Commission on a part-time basis starting November 2020 to work on their Digital Assets project.
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.
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.
This is the first study on the subject of Investors’ Perception and views of Proposed Reforms to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).
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.
The LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award 2020 with Clifford Chance recognises the range of endeavors and achievements made by LGBT+ students
The Policy Brief was published by T20, the Think Tank attached to the G20, as part of their Trade, Investment and Growth Task Force
This book explores the contribution that international economic law generally defined make to the rule of law at national and international levels
He was awarded at the UN Summer Academy 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.
Professor Johanna Gibson speaks to The Independent
Professor Duncan Matthews interviewed in Nature
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.
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
Professor Duncan Matthews explains compulsory licensing and Crown Use in the i newspaper
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
Professor Malik Dahlan has penned an essay for the Harvard International Law Journal examining the increasing challenges facing investors and states given the lack of an overriding Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) authority nor multilateral framework.
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
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has started its intellectual property (IP) training programme for judges in Ukraine.
The Conversation has published an article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and the lack of transparency in supply chain deals
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.
The GAR Awards are the most high-profile annual events in the field of International Arbitration
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
Professor Julia Hornle discussed international gambling regulation on the BBC World Service Radio
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
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
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his work on the transition to decentralized energy in a new article
The article looks at regulation, innovation, and technology for the 21st century energy goals
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
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his most recent research on free trade agreements, bilateral investment treaties, and sustainability
The Legal Advice Centre and qLegal will support the new initiative by creating online toolkits
Professor Rosa Lastra and Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal took part in an online Private Debt Workshop
Professor Malik Dahlan speaks to CGTN about US states bringing legal action against China
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
Research on pension funds by Professor Rosa Lastra featured in Financial Times
Dr Michaela MacDonald comments on gamers' rights to their digital property for Thomas Rueters Foundation
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
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
The presentation by Professor Leal-Arcas is forthcoming as a scientific article titled “Climate Clubs and International Trade across the European and International Landscape"
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
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas has just published his most recent book: International Trade, Investment and the Rule of Law
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
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
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, in partnership with Argans Ltd (Satellite Remote Sensing and Earth Observation), has won a bid to carry out ground-breaking research for the European Space Agency
Students are doing it for themselves (and for others)
18 March 2020
Teams of qLegal students recently reported their findings at the end of a new networking programme piloted by qLegal this year
Queen Mary University of London is one of many top UK law schools enjoying an increase in LLM applications from non-EU students.
A Professor of Law from Queen Mary University of London has been named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows comprise leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world, whose work has had a significant impact on the country.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his current research titled “Exploring the links between international trade law and climate change.” His presentation took place at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Windsor, Canada, on 24 February 2020.
Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law
26 February 2020
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, publishes his article titled “Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law: What role for citizens and how international trade can help reduce fossil-fuel consumption.”
He was nominated for his Roebuck Annual lecture, given in June 2019 at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Regulations for air transport may prove ineffective
20 February 2020
The study by Cloud Legal at Queen Mary University of London was featured in CISOMAG and Tech Xplore
His articles are due to be published in the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law
This new book brings together artciles challenging traditional methods of teaching law
Dr Remy Gerbay promoted to partner in US law firm
12 February 2020
Google Heads to EU Court in Episode 1 of $9 Billion Trilogy
11 February 2020
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s decade-long antitrust fight with the European Union for Bloomberg
Google’s Fitbit Deal Tests Merger Cops Eyeing Data Giants
11 February 2020
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s plan to buy Fitbit Inc. in an article for Bloomberg.
Wednesday 22 January saw the official launch of the CCLS 40th Anniversary Celebrations with the Postgraduate Law Professional Mentoring Programme, organised by the Queen Mary PG Law Careers Team for postgraduate students.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce that MYBA the Worldwide Yachting Association has provided CCLS with two bursaries to support two students in their studies.
qLegal students reboot T&Cs for online paralegal agency F-LEX
The Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF) at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Argentina, continue to strengthen their partnership aimed at advancing research and promoting robust academic practices in postgraduate education.