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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 Comparethemarket.com - competition law expert comments

Price comparison website Comparethemarket.com 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

World Bank President calls for the UK and US to make it harder for creditors to sue the poorest countries.

Speaking at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, World Bank Group President David Malpass urged the UK and the US to "do more to reconcile their public policies toward the poorest countries and their laws protecting the rights of creditors to demand repayments from these countries." Members of Warwick Law's GLOBE research group, who have proposed just such a legal reform for the UK, respond.


Coronavirus declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Global health law expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the WHO decision to declare 2019-nCoV a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Brazil's Supreme Court makes decision that could free Lula - expert comment

Brazil's Supreme Court has overturned a 2016 decision that defendants who failed a first appeal could be imprisoned. Dr George Meszaros from Warwick Law School comments on the ruling, which could see former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva released.


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