Sustainability and security of supply in a changing world

The Finnish Corporate Responsibility Law Association and the LEXSECURE project organised a panel discussion on the topic ‘Sustainability and security of supply in a changing world’ (in Finnish) on January 31, 2023 in Helsinki. The project co-PI Mikko Rajavuori started with a presentation that introduced themes at the intersection of sustainability and security of supply.Continue reading “Sustainability and security of supply in a changing world”

Security of Supply in Public Procurement

Presentation in the conference Procurement in times of crises: national experiences, in Tartu on January 26, 2023. LEXSECURE co-PI Kirsi-Maria Halonen gave the presentation ‘Security of Supply in Public Procurement’. The hybrid conference was organised by the public procurement research group of the University of Tartu School of Law, and brought together approximately 190 participantsContinue reading “Security of Supply in Public Procurement”

Research group workshop in Pyhä

In January, the LEXSECURE research group – consisting of researchers from the University of Turku, the University of Lapland and the University of Eastern Finland – met for a three day workshop in the Keropirtti cottage in Pyhä, Lapland. In addition to interaction with project stakeholders and academic advisors, and work on a policy brief,Continue reading “Research group workshop in Pyhä”

Paneelikeskustelu: Kestävyys ja huoltovarmuus muuttumassa maailmassa, 31.1.2023

Globaalit arvoketjut ovat osoittaneet haavoittuvuutensa viimeistään COVID-19-pandemian ja Ukrainan konfliktin myötä. Arvoketjujen ihmisoikeusongelmien lisääntyessä myös suomalaisten kuluttajien elämänlaatuun arvoketjujen disruptiot vaikuttavat lisääntyvissä määrin. Samalla aikaa vastuullisen liiketoiminnan merkitys ja sitä koskevan sääntelyn määrä kasvaa. Onko yritysten vastuullisuus avain parempaan huoltovarmuuteen? Miten vastuullisuus tulisi huoltovarmuuskeskustelussa ymmärtää? Mikä ylipäätään on huoltovarmuussääntelyn kannalta tärkeää ja olennaista? Järjestäjät: LEXSECURE-projektiContinue reading “Paneelikeskustelu: Kestävyys ja huoltovarmuus muuttumassa maailmassa, 31.1.2023”

LEXSECURE research insight: What role for the markets in the EU’s broadened security of supply policy?

The first research output of WP3 (Work Package 3), which focuses on the role of EU market regulation on security of supply, has just been made available as an open access article in the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law. The authors analyzed the measures that the EU has taken to secure the availabilityContinue reading LEXSECURE research insight: What role for the markets in the EU’s broadened security of supply policy?

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.