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Journal Article | Sep 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical assumptions. ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous peoples. In ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The plain drone and the armed drone differ greatly in their impact on human security. The plain drone is essentially neutral; its impact depends on the ...
Event | 19 Jun 2015
Why and how do discussions about religious freedom and secularism coalesce around questions of gender and sexuality? What is the relationship between the regulation of gender and sexuality and the regulation of religion in modern secular societies?
CMI Brief | Apr 2013
Millennium Development Goal number 5 (MDG 5) aims to reduce maternal mortality. In this brief we argue that, in the current global context more rigorous ...
Project | Jan 2011 - Aug 2015
The contemporary moment is marked by an unprecedented "faith" in the law (Comaroff 2009). The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to provide new ...
Indonesia, France, Sri Lanka
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers ...
Tax havens, capital flight, illicit capital flows, tax evasion, wealth managers, Big Four, Africa
U4 Issue | Jan 2013
Forest certification schemes regulate forest exploitation and trade across many countries. In the absence of a multilateral agreement on limiting deforestation, ...
Anti-corruption, Corruption, Forest governance, Certification, natural resource management
Project | Jan 2011 - Jan 2020
Far-reaching processes of juridification are perceived to be at work in Norwegian society and globally, with expanding and more detailed legal regulation, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
How do public regulations shape the composition and behavior of non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? Because many NGOs advocate liberal causes, such ...
NGOs, regulations, foreign funding, human rights, Ethiopia
U4 Issue | Feb 2010
Current approaches to regulating conflicts of interest, often encouraged by international anti-corruption standards, are commonly judged by how restrictive ...
political corruption, Azerbaijan
U4 Issue | May 2008
This U4 Issue explores the topic of grand corruption in the regulation of oil. It focuses on how and why corruption can distort or prevent efficient regulation ...
corruption, natural resources, oil, natural resource management
U4 Issue | Nov 2008
This paper describes the problem of conflict of interest of public officials and the main ways in which it may be tackled, with particular focus on regulation ...
political corruption, political party finance, UNCAC, money in politics
Event | 18 Jun 2015
Is promoting "religious freedom" as a legally enforceable "right" the best guarantee for the free exercise of religion and for the accommodation of difference within deeply plural societies? This conference explores religion in and beyond law.
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, ...
U4 Brief | Oct 2013
Corporate service providers supply the shell companies that are commonly used to launder illicit funds, including the proceeds of corruption. Effectively ...
international drivers of corruption, tax havens, tax evasion, tax avoidance, corruption, shell companies, corporate service providers, money laundering, illicit financial flows
Book Chapter | Jul 2011
INTRODUCTION: Network industries—electricity, gas, road, telecommunications, and private water supply—need regulation in one way or the other. ...
network industries, corruption, governance
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.