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How France’s commercial courts stay relevant through the centuries  - Nicole Stolow - ©123rf- hornet

Commercial courts in France are overseen by peer-elected unpaid non-career judges. This judicial system has been in place for over four hundred years. In their recent study, Nicole Stolowy and Matthieu Brochier investigate how France’s commercial courts were set up and why they remain largely unchanged today. They show that France’s commercial courts are among the most efficient, with some of the (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution11 April 2017

Learning algorithms: lawmakers or law-breakers?

In everyday technologies, learning algorithms are becoming ubiquitous. They are even changing the (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues22 March 2017

The Importance of Being Ernest: Do You Live Up to Your Name?

Any parent can remember the subtle mix of excitement and anxiety accompanying the choice of their (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues31 January 2017

Colorado: when cannabis has created its own market

One is reminded of just how much has changed since the decades-long ‘war on drugs’ when walking (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution21 September 2016

The global enforcement of U.S. law and its implication for European (...)

The jurisdiction of US economic sanctions is far greater than many businesses realise. French (...)

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Enriching the regulatory framework can lead to a complexity that overshadows understanding of the (...)

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The trade deal currently being negotiated between the US and the EU is one of the most ambitious (...)

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