School of Law

Centre For Business Law & Practice PGR Conference

15 November 2017 | 12:30 - 19:00 | Conference
Moot Court Room, Liberty Building

This event is open to all and free to attend, but registration is required (see below).


12:30-13:15    Registration and lunch 

13:15-14:15    Keynote by Dr Dionysia Katelouzou, Lecturer in Law at King’s College London 

14:15-15:15    Panel 1: Corporate Governance and the Law of Contracts and Obligations

  • Opemiposi Adegbulu, ‘Mind the Gap: Bridging the Gap between Justifications for Corporate Governance and Public Interest’
  • Koen de Roo, ‘Compliance Risk and the Limits of Fiduciary Duties’
  • Oriana Casasola, ‘Actio Pauliana in England: Is it There or Is it Not?’

15:15-15:30    Break

15:30-16:30    Panel 2: Competition and Exclusivity

  • Omar Mashjari, ‘The Legitimacy of Article 102 TFEU’
  • John Gannon, ‘The Nature of Agreements within Article 101 TFEU’
  • Adam Buick, ‘Trials and Errors: A Quantitative Analysis of the Regulation of Clinical Test Data’

16:30-17:30    Panel 3: Good Practice and Compliance in Commerce and Finance

  • Taskin Iqbal, ‘The Efficacy of the Disclosure Requirement under Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act’
  • Maariyah Islam, ‘Corporate Governance in Islamic Financial Institutions: Examining the Legal and Regulatory Framework’
  • Ningyao Ye, ‘The Good Practices of Deposit Insurance: How to Build and Effective Deposit Insurance System’

17:30-19:00    Reception

About the Keynote Speaker

Dr Dionysia Katelouzou is a Lecturer in Law at King's College London specialising in the areas of comparative and transnational corporate governance and corporate law with a particular interest in shareholder activism and empirical legal studies. Her research looks at the role of institutional investors, such as hedge funds, in producing corporate governance norms or pressuring rule change by legislature on a domestic, regional, international, and transnational scale. She is also studying the emerging notion of shareholder stewardship and the hardening of soft law corporate governance norms through securities and financial regulation at a domestic, EU and global level.

Dr Katelouzou holds a Ph.D. and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge and an LL.B. from the University of Athens. Dionysia’s articles have appeared in the Journal of Corporate Law Studies, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Virginia Law and Business Review, Journal of Comparative Law, among others. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at the University of East Anglia. She is a member of the Bar of Athens. She is also a Research Associate at the Centre of Business Research at the University of Cambridge and at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics at the University of Birkbeck.

Location Details

Moot Court Room
Liberty Building
University of Leeds

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