Theodore Konstadinides, Professor of Law, University of Essex and Charilaos Nikolaidis, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex have published a new piece on the Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law.The authors consider what the UK constitution permits in circumstances where Parliament is in effect prevented from carrying out its duties in holding the government … Continue reading To Prorogue or Not?
On 14 June 2019, the Advertising Standards Authority, the UK's advertising watchdog, introduced new rules which target ads featuring gender stereotypes likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offence. The ban was imposed because the regulator found some portrayals could contribute to "limiting people's potential". Dr. Alexandros Antoniou, Lecturer in Media Law, takes a … Continue reading Advertising regulation: an insight into recent developments
A Dialogue on the Sahel Region and North Africa Dr. Carla Ferstman, Senior Lecturer in Law, Dr. Emily Jones, Lecturer in Law, Floriane Borel, Agnieszka Szafranowska On 29-30 July 2019, the authors organised an expert workshop at the School of Law, in association with the Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub. The meeting brought together … Continue reading Gendered Perspectives on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Responses
Dr. Onyeka Osuji, Reader in Law, has been busy this year publishing and presenting his research at an international conference. Here are a few updates on his recent activities: Corporate Governance Publications Edited book: F Ngwu, O Osuji, C Ogbechie and D Williamson (eds), Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging … Continue reading Research Updates on Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Regulation
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’
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
Dr Andrea Fejős, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex Dr Fejős’ recent paper for Tilburg Law Review considers how social justice influences EU financial consumer law. It provides a new way of looking at social justice in consumer law by showing that equality of status based social justice has increasingly come to the fore in … Continue reading Social Justice in EU Financial Consumer Law