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Applicable Law and Patent Licensing Disputes: Determining fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory treatment

This event is hosted by the King’s College Forum on International Dispute Resolution and is part of a series of “Academic Conversations” organised by the Transnational Law Institute. Dr Barbara Lauriat and Dr Holger Hestermeyer in discussion with William (Rusty) Park, Professor of Law at Boston University. Professor Park’s practice and teaching focus on international financial and commercial transactions. After […]


Criminal Law and the European Environment

EU Protected Species Regulations in Practice This free event is organised by IALS and the European Criminal Law Association (UK) Chair Richard Atkins  Partner at Knights Solicitors. Speakers Julie Lunt, Head of Legal Services at  Natural England Natural England is an executive non-departmental public body which advises the government about the natural environment and helps to protect […]

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Young – Entrepreneurial – European: The EU means more than just politics!

A European Movement Event held at Glasgow University   European Movement is interested to talk with you and learn from you how the EU contributes to your everyday life, professional career and local environment. Tell us what you think! From 4 to 6 pm you can share your views with high level guests and local stakeholders. The panel will feature: George Lyon, Member of […]

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Women MPs – what is it like and what do they do?

This free event has been organised by the House of Commons Library as part of Parliament Week A discussion about the experiences of female MPs in Parliament, looking also at the recommendations of the Speaker’s Conference on Representation. Caroline Spelman MP Caroline joined Parliament in 1997 as one of only 34 new Conservative MPs elected […]


Money laundering and tax havens in Europe: the need for a civil response

Mafias are often perceived as an Italian problem, or a Russian issue or something “imported”, rather than a deep-rooted issue to be dealt with in each corner of Europe. Particularly at a time of economic and welfare crisis, billions could be saved and reinvested through  a more coordinated and efficient fight against organised crime. For this to […]

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Transnational Legal Orders

(27/9/13)… A Conversation with Greg Shaffer  Our conventional understanding of law appears increasingly inadequate in explaining and responding to the challenges of rapid economic and cultural globalisation. The facilitation of trade, the observance of civil rights, the formation of new businesses and the regulation of noxious chemicals – these issues and many others require responses […]

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Chartering the Press: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?

A Transatlantic Dialogue of Journalism and Law Is the proposed Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press necessary to protect privacy and journalistic integrity?  Does it threaten freedom of the press?  The University of Notre Dame and the Human Rights Lawyers Association are delighted to present an exchange of views from prominent journalists and lawyers […]

Euro-crisis & Greece

Hellenic Observatory panel discussion (LSE) Dr Daniel Gros is director of Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels Professor Charles Goodhart, Emeritus Professor of Banking & Finance; director of Financial Regulation Research Programme, LSE Professor Michael Haliassos is chair for Macroeconomics and Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt; director, Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt. This event is free […]

Erasmus – yesterday, today and tomorrow

The European Movement and its youth section, the Young European Movement, are holding an event in partnership with the European Commission on the past, present and future of Erasmus. The famous Erasmus programme, which celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary last year, is often considered as one of Europe’s greatest success. Since its establishment in 1987, almost […]

How essential is the EU for Britain’s relationship with the world?

With a referendum looking more likely the EU debate is set to rage on for the foreseeable future. But before we ask the question of ‘yes or no’, ‘in or out’, shouldn’t we be asking what the role of the EU should be in an increasingly uncertain world? The European Movement, in conjunction with Global […]