Tag Archives: China

 ‘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

Inaugural social science and law interdisciplinary conference: inequality and the rule of law

Inaugural social science and law interdisciplinary conference: inequality and the rule of law

The recent Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference, held at Jesus College in Cambridge, brought together leading academics from law and the social sciences, including economics, to discuss inequality and the rule of law in the global north and the rising powers, particularly China. Their purpose was to explore how law can be used… Read more

Hinkley Point C revisited

Hinkley Point C revisited

by Simon Deakin, Charlotte Sausman & David Howarth, University of Cambridge Further developments in the Nuclear Power Contract The contract to build Hinkley Point C signed in September 2016 by Ministers and EDF energy and the Chinese company CGN is by far the most complex and one of the longest running UK contracts agreement ever entered into by… 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

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