Corporate duty to creditors: The UK Supreme Court’s lost opportunity to adopt a more stakeholder-oriented perspective

Download the article in PDF format *** In October 2022, in the decision BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA [2022] UKSC 25 the U.K. Supreme Court had the chance to re-consider the vexed question relating to the existence of a “creditor duty.” In what could be considered a reactionary judgment, the Court failed to adopt … Continue reading Corporate duty to creditors: The UK Supreme Court’s lost opportunity to adopt a more stakeholder-oriented perspective

Pfizer/Flynn medicine monopoly and the NHS: A corporate exploitation of public resources in the United Kingdom

Cleander-Yu-2022-Big-Pharma-and-NHS-1Download the article in PDF format *** On July 21, 2022, the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) fined pharmaceutical companies Pfizer Inc. and Flynn Pharma Limited £63 million and £6 million respectively. The fines levied against these companies are the result of them abusing their market position as a means to overcharge the … Continue reading Pfizer/Flynn medicine monopoly and the NHS: A corporate exploitation of public resources in the United Kingdom

The New Complementarity Matrix of 7 Responsibilities of a Company: Toward a CSR-Oriented Marketing

Download the article in PDF format *** This article focuses on the innovative CSR-focused “Complementarity Matrix of 7 Responsibilities of a Company.” The French Marketing Association (Association Française du Marketing) brings together a good part of French academics that have expertise in the area of management and communication. In 2020, on the occasion of his … Continue reading The New Complementarity Matrix of 7 Responsibilities of a Company: Toward a CSR-Oriented Marketing

The Pandora Papers: Resisting Public Apathy and the Normalisation of Corrupt Practices

Download the article in PDF format *** Now the dust has somewhat had time to settle following the release of the Pandora Papers, it is possible to consider their impact and effect on the landscape of accountability and change, and more specifically, ask, what do we expect from such significant leaks and disclosures that expose … Continue reading The Pandora Papers: Resisting Public Apathy and the Normalisation of Corrupt Practices

Steven Donziger vs Chevron: A battle between David and Goliath against human rights violations and environmental degradation

Download the article in PDF format *** When we look at the current societal discourse regarding corporate authority and influence, and in particular in relation to what is commonly defined as the digital revolution, many experts and scholars affirm that we are currently living in a new Gilded Age. The Gilded Age refers to a … Continue reading Steven Donziger vs Chevron: A battle between David and Goliath against human rights violations and environmental degradation

Gagging Clauses and Whistleblowing in the UK: An Irreconcilable Conflict?

Download the article in PDF format *** Introduction *** Confidentiality clauses, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) or, as they are often called, gagging clauses, are provisions set out in settlement agreements or employment contracts, which serve the purpose to prohibit employees from disclosing particular information to the general public. This article will limit its scope to addressing … Continue reading Gagging Clauses and Whistleblowing in the UK: An Irreconcilable Conflict?

Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Download the article in PDF format *** On the 12th of March 2021, it was held the fourth session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile … Continue reading Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

On the 12th of February 2021, it was held the second session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research … Continue reading CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)