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
I wrote a post for the blog of the Cambridge International Law Journal on the technology outcomes of the Glasgow climate conference, COP26. Online here.
As part of BVI Arbitration Week, the BVI International Arbitration Centre hosted a panel discussion on arbitration and climate change. I was pleased to participate, remotely from Glasgow, to discuss how arbitration can help to enforce stronger norms of climate action. The webinar is online here.
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
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.
I recently participated in a roundtable discussion on the COP26 outcomes and the road ahead, co-hosted by the Centre for International Law-NUS, Durham Law School and the IUCN WCEL. The webinar had two sessions, both of which are available for viewing here.
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.
In the latest episode of the Legal Frontiers podcast, I discussed with Professor Emanuel Towfigh the German Law Journal (GLJ) as a window into transnational legal scholarship and publishing, including issues of democratising access to legal scholarship, open access, and data security of online publications. Emanuel is Distinguished Scholar in Residence at STL, Chair in … Continue reading Podcast episode: The German Law Journal & the future of transnational law publishing
UPDATED: On Friday 29/10, Queen Mary University of London and Peking University School of Transnational Law co-hosted a panel discussion on the eve of the COP26 Glasgow climate conference. The session is on YouTube here.
The new book “Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies and the Law of the Sea” has just been published by Brill, edited by Professor Keyuan Zou and Professor Anastasia Telesetsky. Congratulations to both! The book has its origins in a fascinating and convivial October 2018 symposium on ‘Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the … Continue reading Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea