Puzzling priorities: harmonisation of European Preventive Restructuring Frameworks
The last week of March 2019 will be of unparalleled suspense for the European (cross-border) insolvency community. Only one day before the originally planned Brexit date, the European Parliament will...
English translation of the Mt Gox judgment on the legal status of bitcoin prepared by the Digital Assets Project
The Digital Assets project, run through the Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester College, has produced an annotated English translation of the judgment of the Tokyo District Court in August...
Intermediation and Beyond
Our recently published book Intermediation and Beyond , edited by Louise Gullifer and Jennifer Payne, is the result of a project run by the Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester College. The...
Periodic auctions under MiFID II: a loophole to circumvent transparency obligations?
Han Gulyàs, a PhD Candidate at Radboud University was a Junior Academic Visitor to the CLC in Michaelmas term, 2018
The avoidance of related party transactions in insolvency
Transaction avoidance rules are widely thought to be an important tool in the regulation of related party transactions entered into by an insolvent or near insolvent firm. Such rules offer direct...
Oxford Law special lecture series - The common law and finance: perspectives from the bench
It is now twenty years since the publication of La Porta et al’s “Law and Finance” paper in the Journal of Political Economy. Although the methodology used in early law and finance papers attracted...
Comment on C-68/17 IR/JQ
This European Court case is a preliminary ruling based on a request of the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) of Germany. The question raised was whether a chief doctor in a Catholic...
Enforcing the Takeover Panel’s Decisions: Panel v King  CSIH 30
One of the fears that led the UK Government and the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers to oppose initially the European Commission’s proposals for a Takeover Directive – despite the obvious influence of...