The first issue of the 28th volume of the Coventry Law Journal will be published in July 2023 and will be available on Westlaw. It will contain a variety of articles, recent developments, case notes, book reviews, as well as work from students. In the meantime, here is a draft piece on Nigerian consumer rights law, written by […]
This post presents recently published work by Dr Katrien Steenmans on the use of blockchain technology in the waste management sector, co-authored by Dr Phillip Taylor (Trilateral Research and University of Warwick) and Dr Ine Steenmans (University College London).
This blogpost presents ongoing research into the opportunities and challenges for the new European Union Forest Strategy for 2030, using the Laurissilva forest situated in Madeira, Portugal, as a case study example. The rationale for the research is highlighted together with key issues that will be explored in the research.
The technology for autonomous vehicles is developing rapidly but is the law keeping pace? Read all about it here and watch the video of the talk by Dr. Siraj Shaikh.
The Environment Bill is key legislation for providing the direction of environmental law now that the UK has left the European Union and the transition period has ended. This blogpost focuses on two particular areas of concern within it: the creation of the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) and biodiversity.
Plastic waste pollution is a huge issue with many detrimental economic, environmental and social impacts. Many questions therefore exist in relation to its most effective governance. This blogpost covers some of the motivation for a Special Issue on the Governance of Plastics.
Property rights in waste – in essence who owns waste and how waste can be used – are a key consideration in how waste is conceived and treated. Yet, they are not consciously engaged with to promote reuse, recycling, or recovery of waste. This post covers how private property rights are currently being used to facilitate the looping of wastes in one particular case study in Sweden.
On the 29th of January 2021, a fascinating discussion took place during the Roundtable Discussion Series organised within the VIRTEU project. A very distinguished panel of experts discussed burning topics relating to “CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the Area of Taxation”. This blogpost summarises the outcomes of the event.
As the founders of the Forum, Dr Luo Li and Dr Amber Darr invited Ms Heidi Härkönen, Senior Researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Turku in Finland, to deliver a guest talk on 24 February 2021 on how AI raises complicated copyright issues in the fashion industry. Dr Luo Li provides an account of the session in this post.
Aaron Cooper highlights some of the ways in which he has been ensuring the dissemination of his research virtually during the pandemic.