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The Three Ages of Utmost Good Faith (2020)
Book Chapter
Bennett, H. (in press). The Three Ages of Utmost Good Faith. In S. Watterson, & C. Mitchell (Eds.), The World of Commercial and Maritime Law: Essays in Honour of Francis RoseBloomsbury Publishing

Understanding nuclear deterrence within the international constitutional architecture (2019)
Book Chapter
White, N. D. (2019). Understanding nuclear deterrence within the international constitutional architecture. In J. Black-Branch, & D. Fleck (Eds.), Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume V - Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and DeterrenceT.M.C. Asser Press

Once they were created, and scientific knowledge spread, it has proved very difficult to remove nuclear weapons from the international security landscape. However, if the broader international constitutional architecture, which includes the UN Charte... Read More

A fresh view on the hard/soft law divide: implications for international insolvency of enterprise groups (2019)
Journal Article
Mevorach, I. (2019). A fresh view on the hard/soft law divide: implications for international insolvency of enterprise groups. Michigan Journal of International Law, 40(3), 505-530

It is the orthodox belief that treaties and—within the EU—directly applicable regulations represent hard, binding international law, while other international instruments-including model laws-are forms of soft law. In a previous publication 2 I discu... Read More

Procuring infrastructure for international sporting events: mapping the field for IPACS and beyond (2019)
Journal Article
Arrowsmith, S., Bayley, R., Gorczynska, A., Idoku, J., Kay, S., Faria Lopes, J., …Thurston, A. (in press). Procuring infrastructure for international sporting events: mapping the field for IPACS and beyond. Public Procurement Law Review, 28(6),

This article presents the results of a study of infrastructure procurement for international sporting events. The objective was to map both the institutional frameworks and the procedures and governance mechanisms. We were concerned only with the acq... Read More

Measuring Modern Slavery: Law, Human Rights and New Forms of Data (2019)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (in press). Measuring Modern Slavery: Law, Human Rights and New Forms of Data. Human Rights Quarterly,

This article argues that many of the lessons learned and achievements made in the measurement of human rights over the past four decades are equally applicable to the measurement of modern slavery. It shows that modern slavery encompasses a significa... Read More

Regulatory and policy framework for the uptake of renewable energy generation in the United Kingdom (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Salazar, J., Waldron, J., & Rodrigues, L. (2019). Regulatory and policy framework for the uptake of renewable energy generation in the United Kingdom

Energy policies and regulations are constantly introduced to reflect the current developments of the energy system. The introduction of sustainable energy technologies creates a demand for alternative sources of energy and economic incentives which a... Read More

Public procurement and aid effectiveness: a roadmap under construction (2019)
Book
A. La Chimia, & P. Trepte (Eds.), (2019). Public procurement and aid effectiveness: a roadmap under construction

This edited book fills a crucial gap in the procurement literature by collecting contributions by the most prominent aid and procurement experts from both academia and practice. It explores the economic, political and legal relationship between procu... Read More

Construction and Execution of Trusts in Chancery, c. 1660-1750 (2019)
Journal Article
Foster, D. (in press). Construction and Execution of Trusts in Chancery, c. 1660-1750. Journal of Legal History, 40(3),

Relatively little has been written about the detailed workings of the court of chancery after the restoration. Even less is known about the doctrines of the chancery in the eighteenth century. Yet social historians of this period have relied on legal... Read More

Comparative Institutional Law and Economics: Reclaiming Economics for Socio-Legal Research (2019)
Journal Article
Gramcheva, L. (2019). Comparative Institutional Law and Economics: Reclaiming Economics for Socio-Legal Research. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 26(3), 372-393. doi:10.1177/1023263X19840522

Law and economics is a controversial method of legal research, increasingly popular among some legal scholars but disliked by many others. The author discusses some of the objections raised by lawyers (as well as some economists) and argues that most... Read More

Brexit and public procurement: the state of play and the future of public procurement regulation in the UK (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Arrowsmith, S. (2019, June). Brexit and public procurement: the state of play and the future of public procurement regulation in the UK. Paper presented at Public Procurement: Global Revolution 9

This paper examines the prospects for public procurement in the UK after Brexit as at 20 June 2019. It looks first at the implications for procurement in the short term of two main possible scenarios, namely a Brexit with a transition arrangement an... Read More

Working paper, Procuring infrastructure for international sporting events: an outline map and three case studies (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Arrowsmith, S. (2019, June). Working paper, Procuring infrastructure for international sporting events: an outline map and three case studies. Paper presented at Public Procurement Global Revolution IX

This paper presents the results of a study of infrastructure procurement for international sporting events. The objective was to map both the institutional frameworks and the procedures and governance mechanisms. The study sought to map procurement... Read More

The characterization of pre-insolvency proceedings in private international law (2019)
Journal Article
Mevorach, I., & Walters, A. (in press). The characterization of pre-insolvency proceedings in private international law. European Business Organization Law Review,

The decade since the financial crisis has witnessed a proliferation of various ‘light touch’ financial restructuring techniques in the form of so-called pre-insolvency proceedings. These proceedings inhabit a space on the spectrum of insolvency and r... Read More

Remedies for Breaches of Rights to Light: Averting a Tragedy of the Anticommons (2019)
Book Chapter
Rotherham, C. (2019). Remedies for Breaches of Rights to Light: Averting a Tragedy of the Anticommons. In B. McFarlane, & S. Agnew (Eds.), Modern Studies in Property Law, Volume 10, 145-166. Hart Publishing

An occupier who enjoys light through a window in England, Wales or Northern Ireland for 20 years acquires an easement, the breach of which will amount to a nuisance. While other common law jurisdictions inherited the English law on ‘ancient lights’,... Read More

An Empirical Analysis of the Design Case Law of the EU Member States (2019)
Journal Article
(2019). An Empirical Analysis of the Design Case Law of the EU Member States. International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, 50(6), 685-719. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-019-00813-0

This article empirically examines the substantive decisions on all types of design rights from the courts of the 28 Member States since the entry into force of the Design Directive and the Design Regulation, up to and including August 2017. The artic... Read More

Peacekeeping Doctrine: An Autonomous Legal Order? (2019)
Journal Article
White, N. D. (2019). Peacekeeping Doctrine: An Autonomous Legal Order?. Nordic Journal of International Law, 88(1), 86-110. doi:10.1163/15718107-088010005

This article explores the legal bases of autonomy in peacekeeping and whether it has developed to such an extent that there are signs of a self-referential legal order governing peacekeeping, separate from other legal orders. Given that it will be sh... Read More