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Frustrated by Brexit? New paper on the implications of leaving the EU for long-term contracts

The fifth in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues has been published by GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick’s Law School. Is my long-term contract Brexit proof? by Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner highlights the issues likely to be faced by parties to long-term contracts entered into before Brexit was envisaged and the options available if either party wishes to adapt the contract to reflect the new relationship between the UK and the EU.

Wed 29 May 2019, 11:52 | Tags: Public Affairs, Brexit, Social Science, research, GLOBE, Law

Increasing reliance on private finance without adequate safeguards could undermine rather than achieve sustainable development goals, warns Warwick legal expert

The fourth in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues has been published by GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick’s Law School. The Risks of Using Blended Finance in Development, by Dr Celine Tan, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School, highlights the risks posted by the increasing reliance on new forms of private and innovative finance for funding development projects, calls for action to address the regulatory challenges that blended finance presents, and warns that the use of blended finance should not be intensified without adequate safeguards in place.

Wed 03 Oct 2018, 09:37 | Tags: Policy, Public Affairs, Faculty of Social Science, GLOBE, Law

Ensuring the continued success of the UK economy as a sophisticated export-oriented service economy after Brexit – new research reviews the options

The first in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues has been published today. Brexit: Preserving the UK's Future Success as a Service Economy by Dr Andreas Kokkinis explores the regulatory impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on the UK’s services sector and contains recommendations on policy options for Brexit negotiations and beyond.