Essays about: "EU soft law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words EU soft law.

  1. 1. Institutional Investors and Sustainability - An Analysis of Institutional Investors’ Legal Due Diligence Obligations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Louise Bjerrek; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation; Human Rights Due Diligence; Institutional Investors; Greenwashing; Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises; National Contact Point.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union’s Sustainable Finance Agenda has launched several new actions in order to reorient capital flow of the financial market to sustainability objectives. One of these initiatives was to unify and harmonize the rules on marketing of sustainable aims of financial products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Tax Abuse on the Business and Human Rights Agenda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Julia Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Business and Human Rights; Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; tax justice; tax and human rights; tax evasion; tax avoidance; aggressive tax planning; human rights due diligence; mandatory human rights due diligence; mänskliga rättigheter; företagande och mänskliga rättigheter; FN:s vägledande principer för företag och mänskliga rättigheter; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Corporate tax evasion, tax avoidance, and aggressive tax planning undermine states’ ability to protect, respect and fulfill human rights since states are deprived of necessary resources to realize economic, social and cultural rights as well as civil and political rights. Corporate tax has previously been called the elephant in the room within the United Nations’ (‘UN’) framework of Business and Human Rights; however, now it is recognized as a key issue for the next decade. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can things be defective products? - An analysis of the Product Liability Directive applied to IoT

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Felicia Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : EU law; EU-rätt; IT law; IT-rätt; Internet of Things; Product Liability; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The number of products equipped with sensor and network capabilities has risen in recent years and continues to increase. These products, part of the Internet of Things (IoT), bring about new ways for products intended for private use to malfunction and cause personal injury and property damage. READ MORE

  4. 4. “My small contribution to peace on earth.” : An interview study on the role perception of street-level bureaucrats within EU soft law

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Åhlén; [2021]
    Keywords : EU; Europeanisation; EU soft law; Role perception; Erasmus ; Higher Education; Street-level bureaucracy; Public servants;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to explore how national street-level bureaucrats perceive their role when implementing EU soft law in a Europeanised environment. Existing studies have focused on the role perception of public servants working within implementation of EU hard law, or being diplomats or working on ministerial level. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Formal and Informal Institutional Factors Affect the Bargaining Strategies of the Co-legislators in the European Union: A Case Study on the Negotiation Process of the Directive on Unfair Trading Practices in Business-to-Business Relationships in the Food Supply Chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecka Ingimarsdottir; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; Co-decision Procedure; Trilogues; UTP Directive; New Institutionalism; Relais Actors; Soft and Hard Bargaining Strategies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the introduction of the co-decision procedure in the European Union (EU), the Council of the EU and the European Parliament have become more interdependent in order to reach an agreement on a legislative file. The interdependence has led to a significant increase in the number of trilogues, which is problematic as these informal meetings are secluded and have no references to the treaties. READ MORE