Global Business Law & Global Economy

Conferences

(Re)Making and Regulating Life and Livelihoods Across Borders: Transnational Bioeconomy, Law, and Governance

Biotechnological industry, researchers, and governments have entered a new constellation, regime, and accelerated phase, called the Bioeconomy. This agenda – which exists in the form of policy, funding programs, white papers, etc. – reimagines how we live, how we live together with other kinds of life, and, directly, reimagines these other kinds of life at […] Read more

Book Chapters

Pragmatism Without Principle?: How a Comprehensive Treaty on Business and Human Rights Ought to be Framed, Why It Can’t, and the Dangers of the Pragmatic Turn in Treaty Crafting

The calls for an international treaty to elaborate the human rights obligations of transnational corporations and other business enterprises have been rapidly growing, due to the failures of existing regulatory initiatives in holding powerful business actors accountable for human rights abuses. In response, Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights explores the context and […] Read more