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G20 criticised for inaction on Sovereign Debt - expert comment

This weekend's G20 Riyadh summit has been criticised for its lack of progress on debt relief for low and middle-income countries facing the worse economic recession in the post-war period. Dr Stephen Connelly, Associate Professor of Law and Dr Celine Tan, Reader in Law, Co-Directors, Centre for the Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE), comment.

Mon 20 Jul 2020, 09:50 | Tags: Expert comment, Policy, Law, Faculty of Social Science, COVID19, Debt, COVID-19

Locking down Leicester - Expert Comment

"Lockdowns in democracies have always been about trust. In order for localised lockdowns to be effective, it is important to know what the public health threshold is for creating a localised lockdown so that communities don’t feel that they are being disproportionately impacted." Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the potential challenges of a Leicester lockdown.


Drop the Debt - expert comment from Dr Celine Tan

Dr Celine Tan, Reader in Law, School of Law, University of Warwick, comments on calls to drop the debt owed by developing countries to their sovereign and private creditors to free up financial resources needed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tue 14 Apr 2020, 13:36 | Tags: development, Expert comment, International, Law, Debt

Government calls on homebuyers to delay completion - expert comment

"The completion date can be changed by agreement. Estate agents and lawyers will play an important part in this negotiation, and it is to be hoped that all parties can work together in these difficult times to find a completion date that works for all, and respects the health of others involved in the process, such as removal firms." Dr Jane Bryan comments on the call from the Government to delay home moves to help in the fight against coronavirus.

Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11:00 | Tags: Law, Faculty of Social Science, coronavirus

Expert comment on the Coronavirus Bill

Global health law expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala from the University of Warwick School of Law takes a look at the emergency legislation starting its Parliamentary passage today.

Mon 23 Mar 2020, 11:25 | Tags: Current Affairs, Law, Faculty of Social Science, coronavirus

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