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New Voices in Commercial Law Series 2017-18

3 November 2017

Time: 4:30 - 6:30pm
Venue: Room 3.1, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce the details of our annual seminar series ‘New Voices in Commercial Law’ (NVCL). This series takes place several times during the academic year in London, Paris and Singapore.

Now in its fifth year, the series aims to provide a forum for debate and an opportunity for attendees to hear early career academics with outstanding potential discuss their research in an intellectually stimulating environment.

The seminars are convened by Dr Andromachi Georgosouli. Draft papers are circulated electronically in advance of each event to registered participants.

CCLS attendance certificates available on request. For more information email the CCLS Events Team on

Programme 2017-18

Friday 3 November 2017

Dr A. Kokkinis (Warwick University Law School) – 'Increasing the Accountability of Financial Institutions’ Directors and Senior Managers: An Unfinished Reform'

Directors and senior managers of financial institutions must be ‘fit and proper’ to perform their functions and must be held accountable for their actions and omissions. Dr A. Kokkinis (Warwick University Law School) offers a critical overview of the post-crisis attempts to expand regulatory intervention in the internal governance of financial institutions focusing in particular in the Banking Reform Act 2013 and argues for further company law reforms.

  • Registration: 16:30 - 17:00
  • Session: 17:00 - 18:00
  • Drinks Reception: 18:00 - 18:30

March/April 2018 (Dates TBC)

  • Niovi Vavoula (QMUL, Law School) 'The Value of Privacy in an Era of Omnipotence of Personal Data'
  • Maria Ioannidou (QMUL, CCLS) 'Democratising" digital markets: an enforcement perspective.'


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

These events are free but prior booking is required. Register online via Eventbrite.


For more information, please contact the CCLS Events Team on

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