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Rolling out new TBGI Project working papers

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The summer of 2018 was busy for the TBGI project. Stepan Wood, Errol Meidinger, Burkard Eberlein, Rebecca Schmidt and Ken Abbott were hard at work finalizing an edited collection of papers exploring the question of how, when and by whom transnational governance interactions can be harnessed to enhance the quality of regulation and advance the interests of marginalized actors. Continue reading

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ECPR Regulatory Governance Panel 2018

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Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Enhancing Regulatory Capacity, Ratcheting up Standards and Empowering Marginalized Actors

ECPR Reg Gov Panel 2018 | ECPR Regulatory Governance Standing Group Conference, Lausanne| July 4, 2018

This panel session presented drafts of chapters to be included in the forthcoming edited book, Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Empowering Marginalized Actors and Enhancing Regulatory Quality (edited by Stepan Wood and others; published by Edward Elgar). Continue reading

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LSA Panel 2018

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Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Improving the Quality of Transnational Regulation and Empowering Marginalized Actors

LSA Panel 2018 | Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Toronto | June 7, 2018

This panel asked whether and how competition, coordination, conflict and other interactive dynamics in
transnational regulatory governance can be harnessed to enhance the quality of regulation and empower
structurally weaker actors. Continue reading

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ISEAL Brainstorming Session 2016

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The Impacts of Sustainability Standards: Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Priority Questions

ISEAL Brainstorming Session 2016 | York University, Toronto | May 17, 2016

This was a public brainstorming session at York University on the ISEAL Alliance’s draft Collaborative Research Agenda, with Vidya Rangan and Lara Koritzke of the ISEAL Alliance. Continue reading

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York Workshop 2016

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Theorizing Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Design, Structures, Mechanisms and Impacts

York U Workshop 2016 | York University, Toronto | May 16-17, 2016

This international, interdisciplinary research workshop brought together 33 researchers and practitioners from ten countries to build and debate theories of transnational business governance interactions. Continue reading

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Join an international, interdisciplinary workshop on theorizing transnational business governance interactions

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On May 16 and 17, 2016, York University will host an international workshop on transnational business governance interactions (TBGI)–the somewhat awkward moniker my colleagues and I attach to the complex range of cooperation, competition, conflict, convergence and divergence that is emerging among the many transnational programs that have proliferated to manage and regulate aspects of global business, from accounting standards to internet privacy, and from forestry to coffee. Continue reading

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LSE Workshop 2015

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Transnational Business Governance Interactions:
Future Directions

LSE Workshop 2015 | London School of Economics, UK | September 23, 2015

The LSE Workshop 2015, chaired by Julia Black, brought together 10 scholars from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and a practitioner to discuss promising directions for transnational business governance interactions research. The discussions specifically addressed possible future directions for the TBGI research project. Continue reading

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LSA Panel 2015

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Dilemmas of Private Governance for Public Purposes

LSA Panel 2015 | Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Seattle | May 29, 2015

The LSA Panel 2015, chaired by Errol Meidinger, took place at the 39th annual meeting of The Law and Society Association (LSA), an interdisciplinary scholarly organization committed to social scientific, interpretive, and historical analyses of law across multiple social contexts. Continue reading

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Buffalo Workshop 2015

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Transnational Business Governance Interactions
Graduate Student Research Retreat

Buffalo Workshop 2014 | Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy | November 1-2, 2014

In this two-day retreat, seven masters and doctoral students from Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Freiburg met with Professor Margaret Shannon (University Freiburg) and TBGI project leaders Stepan Wood and Errol Meidinger to present and discuss empirical case studies applying the TBGI analytical framework. Continue reading

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