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Business Law and Governance

Business Law and Governance

Research into the impacts of innovation.

Our research

Our research probes impacts of innovation in a range of different settings. 

These include:

  • corporate law
  • intellectual property
  • competition law
  • financial regulation
  • the role of governments in the modern marketplace
We look at the law around business innovations.

Our work

Our most recent work advances important new understandings in the contexts of:

  • Islamic finance and its place in modern financial systems
  • the high costs of short-term credit
  • the role of supply chains in the branding of multinational corporations
  • private international law and conflict of laws
  • corporate responses to novel beings
We look at patents law.

Funding and impact

Our work has been funded by the Wellcome Trust. Colleagues in the group act as advisors and consultants to governments and businesses.

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