Blockchain, DAOs & corporate law reform

I have written an article in the Australian Financial Review on the process in Australia to examine whether to establish a new corporate form for decentralised autonomous organisations (DAO). This issue is one example of how blockchain and related technologies and practices are challenging - and perhaps provoking new developments in - corporations and financial … Continue reading Blockchain, DAOs & corporate law reform

Paper: Emerging climate technologies in the energy supply sector

The Technology Executive Committee has just published a new technical paper on emerging climate technologies in the energy supply sector. The paper (online here) reviews a group of emerging low greenhouse gas primary energy supply and transformation and storage technologies, and attempts to answer the following three questions for each technology: 1. What is this technology, … Continue reading Paper: Emerging climate technologies in the energy supply sector

Podcast episode: Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech

The final episode of “Legal Frontiers” podcast for 2021 is now online. The episode features discussion of Peking University Associate Professor Joy Xiang’s book “Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech: A Pathway for Developing Countries” (Elgar, 2022) and is courtesy of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, which hosted the event and made the … Continue reading Podcast episode: Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech

Journal article: Financing climate justice in the European Union and China

In this new article in Asia Europe Journal, I analyse the respective legal frameworks of the EU and China for sustainable finance, the use of similar mechanisms within very different policy contexts and the diverging paths taken in response to the pandemic. Online (and open access) here.

Briefing: The Paris Agreement goal on finance flows

I recently authored a briefing for Legal Response International on the finance flows goal contained in Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement. The briefing paper discusses the scope and legal nature of the goal and its implementation through a variety of international, domestic, public and private processes. The paper is online here.