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Drop the Debt - expert comment from Dr Celine Tan

The Jubilee Debt Campaign has revealed that 60 countries are spending more on paying their creditors than they are on health. Dr Celine Tan comments on calls to #DroptheDebt to help these countries fight the Coronavirus.

Wed 15 Apr 2020, 10:55 | Tags: Staff in action

Should Government consider a generalised stay of enforcement of financial covenants?

Should Government and the Bank of England act to relieve the pressure on corporates to satisfy financial covenants in loan agreements, given the economic difficulties caused by the coronavirus "suppression strategy"? Warwick Law School's Dr Stephen Connelly comments.

Tue 17 Mar 2020, 15:59 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Warwick Law School contributes to report on research in global health emergencies

Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School was part of an international working group on a two year in-depth inquiry into the ethical issues relating to research in global health emergencies. The aim of the report is to identify ways in which research can be undertaken ethically during emergencies, in order to promote the contribution that ethically-conducted research can make to improving current and future emergency preparedness and response.

Tue 28 Jan 2020, 13:55 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Expert Comment

History of Tax: Landmark Cases in Revenue Law

Co-edited by Warwick Law Schools Dr John Snape, ‘Landmark Cases in Revenue Law’ will be launching in London on Tuesday 25 February 2020, 17:45 – 21:00. Landmark Cases in Revenue Law is a book which tells the story of 20 leading revenue law cases. It goes well beyond technical analysis to explore questions of philosophical depth, historical context and constitutional significance. The editors have assembled a stellar team of tax scholars, including historians as well as lawyers, practitioners and academics, to provide a wide range of fresh perspectives on familiar and unfamiliar decisions.

Tue 21 Jan 2020, 14:23 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Dr. Amanda Wilson to give lecture in Belgium later this month

Dr. Amanda Wilson from Warwick Law School will be giving a talk titled 'The Moral Psychology of Restorative Justice' at KU Leuven, Faculty of Law later this month. Dr. Wilson has been researching justice alternatives in criminal justice for over a decade and has collaborated with a number of leading experts in the field from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Mon 13 Jan 2020, 10:00 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

GLOBE releases new briefing note from Stephen Connelly

The Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) today released their first Briefing Note on ‘Registering Security at UK Companies House’.

The note supports Jubilee Debt Campaign’s push for public registration of bank loans to states, by showing how the existing UK regime for registration of company debentures works and could form the basis for a system of loan registration.

Thu 05 Dec 2019, 15:11 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Publication, Staff in action

GLOBE Centre Launches New Policy Brief by Dr Andi Hoxhaj

THE UK AND THE WESTERN BALKANS AFTER BREXIT – NEW POLICY BRIEF

The Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) launches the sixth Policy Brief in its series by Dr Andi Hoxhaj.

Wed 20 Nov 2019, 10:01 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Publication, Staff in action

Local residents entertained, challenged and moved by Festival of Social Science

More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s Festival of Social Science.

University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work and found an enthusiastic and interested audience.

Tue 19 Nov 2019, 14:22 | Tags: Staff in action, Feature

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