The European Union’s government of Covid-19 as an emergency

Presentation in the Critical Legal Conference 2022: Liminalities in Tromso on August 31 – September 2, 2022. LEXSECURE researchers Mirva Salminen and Tomi Tuominen gave the presentation ‘The European Union’s government of Covid-19 as an emergency’ in a session entitled ‘The Return of the Exception: Emergency-Law-War and the Post-Liberal Legality’. The conference was organized atContinue reading “The European Union’s government of Covid-19 as an emergency”

LEXSECURE presented at conferences across Europe

The Principal Investigator of the LEXECURE project, Jaakko Salminen, presented work at several conferences across Europe in summer 2022. The Law and Infrastructure of Global Commerce conference, University of Amsterdam, 6–8 July 2022. Salminen presented on the topic ‘Humans as infrastructure: Personal relations and the global governance of production in times of crisis’ in theContinue reading “LEXSECURE presented at conferences across Europe”

Doctor of Laws, Piia Kaave, has joined the LEXSECURE project

In August 2022, Piia Kaave (Doctor of Laws) has joined the University of Lapland and the LEXSECURE project as a postdoctoral researcher. Kaave’s research interests lie in the fields of a proactive approach to law and legal design. In her doctoral thesis, Kaave focused on proactive contracting and contract design, specifically on standard form contracts.Continue reading “Doctor of Laws, Piia Kaave, has joined the LEXSECURE project”

Chaos, control or coordination: Shaping transnational supply in a world of crises

Presentation in the conference ‘7th Global Meeting on Law and Society: Rage, Reckoning and Remedy’ in Lisbon on July 13 – 16, 2022. LEXSECURE researchers Jaakko Salminen and Isabell Storsjö presented work on ‘Chaos, control or coordination: Shaping transnational supply in a world of crises’ in a session entitled ‘The spatial politics of private internationalContinue reading “Chaos, control or coordination: Shaping transnational supply in a world of crises”

Project presentation published by the Academy of Finland

The Academy of Finland has published a summary of the projects funded under the programme ‘Pandemics and Other Crises – Response and Preparedness (RESILIENCE) 2021–2023’, which includes the LEXSECURE project. The publication (only in Finnish) is available on the Academy of Finland programme webpage.

Corporate Responsibility and Liability in relation to Climate Change

Session in the international conference ‘Corporate Responsibility and Liability in relation to Climate Change’ on May 19 – 20, 2022. PI Jaakko Salminen presented work done together with Agnes Hellner and LEXSECURE researchers Mikko Rajavuori and Mika Viljanen, on the topic ‘Private Law and the Rana Plaza Moment of Climate Change’ in the session ‘Accountability, science, and sustainability’,Continue reading “Corporate Responsibility and Liability in relation to Climate Change”

Doctoral thesis defence

LEXSECURE Project Researcher Isabell Storsjö defended her doctoral thesis “Supply Chains for Societal Outcomes” in the subject of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility (Department of Marketing) at Hanken School of Economics on November 1st, 2021. The thesis explores a supply chain perspective to strictly regulated public service settings and processes. It includes four articlesContinue reading “Doctoral thesis defence”

Law and Security of Supply

Finnish Lawyers’ Association’s (Suomalainen Lakimiesyhdistys) member event on September 21, 2021 in Helsinki / online. The event focused on law and security of supply (titled ‘Oikeus ja huoltovarmuus’ in Finnish) and included a number of presentations given by LEXSECURE affiliated experts. The event was hosted by LEXSECURE researcher Kirsi-Maria Halonen. Presentations (in Finnish): Huoltovarmuuden tavoitteetContinue reading “Law and Security of Supply”

Regulating through Global Value Chains: From Internal Market Building to Sustainability and Geosecurity by Proxy?

Presentation in the conference ‘Tracing the Nature, Place, and Effects of EU Private Law in (Re-)Shaping Global Markets and Orders’ on September 16 – 17, 2021. LEXSECURE researchers Jaakko Salminen and Mikko Rajavuori, together with LEXSECURE external expert Klaas Eller, presented their work on ‘Regulating through Global Value Chains: From Internal Market Building to Sustainability and GeosecurityContinue reading “Regulating through Global Value Chains: From Internal Market Building to Sustainability and Geosecurity by Proxy?”