Workshop on ‘Brexit: Regulatory Challenges for Business Law’

10 May 2019 10.00am - 5.00pm University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ The UK’s withdrawal from the EU will result in far-reaching, significant consequences for the regulatory spheres of both the UK and the remaining Member States. Even after the completion of the withdrawal process, EU laws will still impact businesses operating in … Continue reading Workshop on ‘Brexit: Regulatory Challenges for Business Law’

Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation

Dr Yseult Marique, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Essex Dr Yseult Marique and her co-author Enguerrand Marique have published a chapter, entitled ‘Uber in London: The battle between public and private regulation’, in the collection Uber & Taxis: Comparative Law Studies, which was edited by D Renders and R Noguellou (Bruylant 2018). The expansion … Continue reading Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation

Constitutional Pluralism in Ireland, the EU and the ECHR

A newly published book, The Triangular Constitution: Constitutional Pluralism in Ireland, the EU and the ECHR, by Tom Flynn, lecturer in law at the University of Essex, offers a fresh account of modern European constitutionalism. It uses the Irish constitutional order to demonstrate that, right across the European Union, the national constitution can no longer … Continue reading Constitutional Pluralism in Ireland, the EU and the ECHR

High Court awards damages for libellous child grooming tweet

  Alexandros K. Antoniou, Lecturer in Media Law, University of Essex* On 19 December 2018, Mr. Justice Nicklin handed down the judgment in Monir v Wood, ordering the defendant, the chairman of a local branch of a political party, to pay GBP 40 000 in damages for a defamatory message sent by a branch member through … Continue reading High Court awards damages for libellous child grooming tweet

Behind the frosty glass: the EU’s Unfair Contract Terms Directive as a tool for justice in the modern financial sector

  Dr Andrea Fejos, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex. Dr Fejos researches and teaches in the areas of consumer contract law and financial services law. She has published on a range of topics including on standard form contracts, unfair contract terms, consumer credit, consumer alternative dispute resolution and enforcement of consumer rights.   The 1993/13/EC … Continue reading Behind the frosty glass: the EU’s Unfair Contract Terms Directive as a tool for justice in the modern financial sector