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The fragility of the familiar: how Boris Johnson exposed the tenuous nature of the UK constitution
4 August 2022, by Prashant Sabharwal
“Life happens when you are busy making plans”, John Lennon once said. To his chagrin, Boris Johnson, who was counting on winning a third term (despite only being two years into his first), realized that Lennon certainly had a point there. What we witnessed in frenzied television reports from London was both the normality and the abnormality of politics.
Digital constitutionalism reversed? - instrumentalising Big Tech for democratic change
21 July 2022, by Valentina Golunova
The horrendous military activities of Russia in Ukraine have caused a severe backlash from tech giants. YouTube clamped down on Kremlin-backed channels for spreading war propaganda. Meta allowed its users to wish death to Russian armed forces. On top of that, Twitter is constantly policing tweets by Russian embassies denying the invasion.
Manannikov v. Russia: the final nail in the coffin of political dissent?
11 July 2022, by Valentina Golunova
24 February marked a turning point in modern history: Russia barbarously attacked Ukraine. Apart from other drastic implications, including the expulsion of Russia from the Council of Europe, the war set off a new wave of political repression within a country.
Towards fairer non-economic damages: experts’ first reactions to FullCompensation
1 July 2022, by Andrea Parziale
This blog includes a brief description of a METRO seminar held on 30 May 2022, where a draft research design of FullCompensation was shared for feedback. This seminar was the first scientific deliverable of the project and set the ground for its further development.
Vertical information exchange enabled by web crawlers, price comparison sites, and spider software under the competition rules following Samsung (2021)
24 June 2022, by Pim Jansen for #COMIPinDigiMarkts2022
In its fining decision of 14 September 2021 regarding Samsung, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) imposed a fine of over EUR 39 mln on Samsung Electronics Benelux B.V. (Samsung) (the Decision). According to ACM, Samsung coordinated the retail prices of Samsung television sets together with various retailers by exercising undue influence on the online retail prices of television sets of seven retailers.
This blog includes a brief description of a METRO seminar held on 30 May 2022, where a draft research design of FullCompensation...
Suppose that you get injured in an accident. In that case, you are entitled to damages. Damages are money that the injurer (or their insurer) must pay to you to make you ‘whole’. The aim of damages is, basically, to fully compensate you. Sounds easy? Believe me, it’s not!
Digital platforms are one of the key developments in facilitating industry 4.0 and are at the center of the multifold benefits the consumers derived through this. An important feature of the digital platforms is the presence of high sunk costs and low marginal costs (UNCTAD, 2019). This occurs...
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Criminologist and since January 2007 he has been working as a Professor of Criminology at the UM.
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Associate Professor and Veni research fellow in European Law. She is associate director of the Maastricht Centre for European Law (MCEL).
Assistant Professor Private Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
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Started Sustainable Tax Solutions in conjunction with Quantera Global since January 2015.
Teaches International and European Tax Law and Cross-border taxation of human capital at Maastricht University.
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Assistent Professor of Public Law at Maastricht University.
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