Saving Italian chocolate companies – and reforming Italian law

Eugenio Vaccari, lecturer at the University of Essex School of Law, has written for The Conversation on the problems of Italian chocolate company, Pernigotti, and how Italy's approach to corporate rescue hurts the country. Cases like Pernigotti, Ilva and Alitalia have become all too common in a country (Italy) whose industries often struggle to successfully compete, particularly … Continue reading Saving Italian chocolate companies – and reforming Italian law

Feminist Scholarship on International Law in the 1990s And Today: An Inter‑Generational Conversation

Hilary Charlesworth (University of Melbourne), Gina Heathcote (SOAS), Emily Jones (University of Essex) (Full text of the article) The world of international relations and law is constantly changing. There is a risk of the systematic undermining of international organisations and law over the next years. Feminist approaches to international law will need to adapt accordingly, … Continue reading Feminist Scholarship on International Law in the 1990s And Today: An Inter‑Generational Conversation

Extradition law research

Extradition law researchers at the University of Essex include Professor Geoff Gilbert. His most recent publication in the area is ‘Undesirable but Unreturnable – Extradition and other forms of Rendition‘, published in the Journal of International Criminal Justice in 2016. It concerns the fight against international crimes, considering how extradition and other forms of rendition might be utilized to … Continue reading Extradition law research