Category Archives: Simon Deakin

Creating shared value operationalising CSV beyond the firm

Creating shared value operationalising CSV beyond the firm

by Henning Meyer a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge and Managing Director of the consultancy firm New Global Strategy Ltd  and Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research.  Podcast  conducted by Boni Sones, Policy Associate of the CBR At a recent seminar Henning Meyer a Visiting Fellow… Read more

 ‘The impact of the internet on commercial law and labour law: an Anglo-Chinese dialogue’.       对话互联网对中国商法及劳动法的影响

 ‘The impact of the internet on commercial law and labour law: an Anglo-Chinese dialogue’. 对话互联网对中国商法及劳动法的影响

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge and Boya Wang, Senior Researcher, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.  Interviews conducted by Boni Sones, Policy Associate of the CBR In a new podcast from the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Professor Simon Deakin, Director of the CBR, and… Read more

The growth of Fintech in China and the implications for the UK economy

The growth of Fintech in China and the implications for the UK economy

by Professor Simon Deakin & Boya Wang, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge  New Research from the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, looking at the growth of Fintech in China and its implications for the UK Economy is shedding light on how access to internet finance and credit is helping to fuel… Read more

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge The document agreed by the EU and UK in the early hours of 8 December 2017 is not a contract or treaty, merely a ‘joint report’ on progress made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/joint_report.pdf).  However,… Read more

Labour standards and labour law reforms in the rising powers: trends and prospects in public and private regulations

Labour standards and labour law reforms in the rising powers: trends and prospects in public and private regulations

Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge narrates and speaks about his work in this two-part audio documentary on the workshop. The researchers are interviewed by Boni Sones OBE. In Part One we hear from Simon Deakin and: Parisa Bastani, Louise Bishop, Prabirjit Sarkar, Bimal Arora, and Corinna Braun-Munzinger. In Part Two… Read more

What next for Brexit?

What next for Brexit?

Podcast by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Simon Deakin, Professor of Law, University of Cambridge and Director of the Centre for Business Research discusses the options the UK government now faces in preparing to Brexit from the European Union following the “Leave” vote in the country’s referendum. Deakin says… Read more

Brexit, labour rights and migration: what’s really at stake

Brexit, labour rights and migration: what’s really at stake

  by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Podcast by Boni Sones, OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com In a new podcast Simon Deakin, the Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge examines the issue of whether… Read more

Will the recent High Court Uber ruling eventually help Google launch driverless cars and what can history tell us about technological change and the law?

Will the recent High Court Uber ruling eventually help Google launch driverless cars and what can history tell us about technological change and the law?

by Professor Simon Deakin, Centre for Business Research & Christopher Markou, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge In a major victory for the ride-sharing company Uber, the High Court has handed down a long-awaited ruling that Uber’s smartphone app does not function as a taximeter, contrary to the position of Transport for London (TfL) who… Read more

As the Chinese economy slows we still have much to learn from this emerging market’s phenomenal economic transition and its increasing reliance on the rule of law

As the Chinese economy slows we still have much to learn from this emerging market’s phenomenal economic transition and its increasing reliance on the rule of law

by Professor Simon Deakin & Dr Boya Wang, Centre for Business Research The slow-down in the growth of China’s economy from double digits to single figures is now the focus of world attention, but has the impact of the recent stock market crash in the summer of 2015 been over estimated? China has successfully transformed… Read more

Social policy will be critical to a sustainable economic and monetary union (‘EMU’)

Social policy will be critical to a sustainable economic and monetary union (‘EMU’)

by Professor Simon Deakin, Assistant Director of the Centre for Business Research European policy-makers have some vitally important decisions to make in the coming weeks. The June meeting of the European Council is due to consider the role of social policy in the wider context of economic and monetary union (‘EMU’). The background to this… Read more

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