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UK asylum overhaul "inaccurate, unrealistic": Prof Dallal Stevens

The UK government's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has today announced a new system for people seeking asylum in Britain. Professor Dallal Stevens, an expert on asylum from the School of Law at the University of Warwick, comments.

Wed 24 Mar 2021, 11:46 | Tags: United Kingdom, immigration, Law, asylum, refugees

Expert comment - G7 discusses vaccine donation scheme

"The move of G7 countries to donate surplus vaccines is a welcome one but it doesn’t go far enough -  it is imperative that G7 countries step up their human rights obligations and join the COVAX scheme if we are to defeat this global pandemic." Global health ethics expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the Prime Minister's plan.

Okpabi judgment in the Supreme Court - expert comment

“Today’s Okpabi judgment is an important confirmation that there is no general principle that parent companies should be able to escape liability for the acts of their subsidiaries. Moreover, it strikes a blow against attempts to use pre-trial procedures to stifle meritorious litigation." Dr Stephen Connelly, Associate Professor in Warwick Law School and Co-Director of the Centre for Law, Regulation & Governance of the Global Economy, comments on the Supreme Court's decision.

Fri 12 Feb 2021, 13:07 | Tags: Expert comment, Law, GLOBE

GameSpot and 'short-squeezing': expert comment

Video games retailer GameStop has seen its share price rise dramatically as amateur investors organised to 'short squeeze' professional investors. Dr Stephen Connelly of the School of Law comments on what is so unusual - and risky - about this situation.

Thu 28 Jan 2021, 15:37 | Tags: School of Law, Research, Law

Competition and Markets Authority fines - competition law expert comments

Price comparison website has been fined £17.9 million by the UK Competition and Markets Authority for breach of UK Competition Law. Here, Dr Kathryn McMahon of Warwick Law School explains the issues behind the case - and why this ruling is a break from previous practice by the CMA. 

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 10:32 | Tags: School of Law, Research, Law

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