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The global enforcement of U.S. law and its implication for European corporate governance - M. Winkler and D. Restrepo Amarilas ©Fotolia

The jurisdiction of US economic sanctions is far greater than many businesses realise. French banking corporation BNP Paribas recently agreed to pay the US government the astronomic amount of 8.9 billion dollars, for doing business in sanctioned countries such as Sudan, Iran and Cuba. In their study, David Restrepo Amariles and Matteo Winkler investigate what this means for the future of European (...)

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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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Social & societal trends and issues7 June 2016

How activists shape business and corporate strategy

As far removed as they seem to be from executive boardrooms, civil rights campaigners and (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues29 March 2016

What causes crime?

What really causes crime? While sociologists talk about social factors (integration, conflict, (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues16 March 2016

How to explain warm-glow giving?

Stefania Minardi and Özgür Evren use decision theory to explain why some people experience a (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution7 December 2015

Indicators, indexes and rankings: when numbers challenge legal (...)

The legal field has experienced rapid increases in the use of indicators, which give quantitative (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution30 September 2015

Codes of conduct: a new legal tool for protecting consumers

In theory, codes of conduct - rules that an organization agrees to follow – do not have legal (...)

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