Informal, “soft” law has often been investigated through the lens of network authority. This panel contrasts two such perspectives from transnational law – private transnational legal regimes in the field of corporate social responsibility and the transition from and connections between informal and formal law in the field of global financial governance – with a theoretical approach that emphasizes the importance of connectivity norms for the global legal order.
Fulya Apaydin & Charles Roger, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals
Poul F. Kjaer, Copenhagen Business School
Oren Perez, Bar-Ilan University
Discussant: Anne Peters, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Moderator: Surabhi Ranganathan, University of Cambridge
Prof. Dr. Anne Peters LL.M. is a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.
Poul F. Kjaer
Poul F. Kjaer is Professor at Copenhagen Business School and editor of 'The Law of Political Economy: Transformation in the Function of Law' (CUP 2020).
Surabhi Ranganathan is a Senior Lecturer in International Law at the University of Cambridge and the Co-Deputy Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.
Oren Perez is a Professor of Law and currently Dean of Bar-Ilan University, Faculty of Law. He primarily works in the fields of Environmental and Risk Regulation, Transnational Law, Law and Networks.
Fulya Apaydin is an Assistant Professor at Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, Spain. Her work focuses on the political economy of development in the Global South, with an emphasis on the political implications of economic liberalization reforms.
Charles Roger is an Assistant Professor and Beatriu de Pinós Research Fellow at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI).