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Gender and ageing in African contexts workshop

Warwick Law School in partnership with HelpAge International (Africa region) and the University of Nairobi, School of Law held a two day workshop on Gender and ageing in African contexts: policy, legal and institutional development in Nairobi, Kenya from 4 – 5 June 2019.

IEL Collective Call for Papers

The IEL Collective will be hosting its first Inaugural Conference from 6-7 November 2019 at the University of Warwick and is calling for papers.

Dr Kokkinis' recent work on EU corporate and financial law and on Brexit and the UK financial services

As Brexit negotiations continue in the UK, Warwick Law School’s Dr Andreas Kokkinis has published one article on the issues involved for UK financial services firms:

Andreas Kokkinis and Andrea Miglionico, ‘Dos and don’ts of Brexit: The future of the UK financial services sector’ (2018) 7 Law and Economics Yearly Review 48 – 72.

Raza Saeed talks proposed Hong Kong-China extradition bill

Dr Raza Saeed comments "Despite being widely branded as a matter purely pertaining to extradition agreements and consequently related to human rights and wider international law, the current Hong Kong protests have all the hallmarks of being an issue of postcolonial relations between Hong Kong and mainland China."

Tue 11 Jun 2019, 10:18 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Grenfell survivors to take legal action in the US

Grenfell survivors are reported to be instigating legal action against cladding maker Arconic, insulation maker Celotex and fridge supplier Whirlpool in the US courts, under product liability laws. Dr Bill O'Brian Jr, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School, provides an expert comment.

Mon 10 Jun 2019, 15:20 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Labour's proposals for an Overseas Loans Transparency Act

Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan have supported the Jubilee Debt Campaign with an academic opinion on the legislative, regulatory, and voluntary options by which “secret loans” and non-transparent lending could be curtailed.

Mon 10 Jun 2019, 10:01 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Expert Comment

Kathryn McMahon comments on investigation of tech giants

U.S may launch antitrust probe into tech giants – Expert Comment

Kathryn McMahon, Associate Professor at the Law School comments "The reports that the US DoJ and FTC have begun antitrust investigations into the digital platforms Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are welcome."

Wed 05 Jun 2019, 13:12 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Expert Comment

Illan Wall gives Keynote Address in Washington

Dr Illan Wall gave a closing keynote address to the 2019 Law and Society Association Conference collaborative research network on International Law and Politics in Washington DC on Saturday 1 June 2019.

Wed 05 Jun 2019, 09:45 | Tags: Presentation at an external location, Staff in action, CCLS

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