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
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
On November 21, 2012 Professor Julia Black of the London School of Economics and Political Science gave a public lecture at York University in Toronto on TBGIs, exploring the various forms that such interactions may take, from mimicry and cooperation to competition and conflict.
Professor Black’s lecture was entitled Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Analyzing Competition, Coordination and Conflict in Transnational Business Regulation