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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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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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Law, Regulation and Institution26 November 2014

Will openness and transparency strengthen democracy in the EU?

The principle of openness is set to fling open the doors of institutions hitherto perceived as (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution15 January 2013

R&D collaboration

University scientists and private firms are increasingly keen to engage in joint entrepreneurship, (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution15 March 2012

Europe and business law: Still far from complete harmonization

Nicole Stolowy and Séverine Schrameck* looked at European legislation and how it impacts the (...)

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