New forms of law and its creation, new modes of adjudication and dispute settlement, as well as new enforcement mechanisms in the transnational constellation challenge traditional understandings of law and corresponding legal theory. Inspired by critical engagements with the notion of the force of law, the project aims at developing a concept of a transnational force of law that addresses these challenges. To this end, it combines a comprehensive interest in legal theory and a legal philosophy with empirical research in three areas of transnational law — lex digitalis, lex financiaria and lex agraria.

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06.11.2019
Lecture: Shalini Randeria

Zentrum für Europäische Rechtspolitik, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

zur Veranstaltung

Teilprojekte

Lex agraria

global agricultural markets

investigates the law of the global agricutlural economy and asks about the ways in which conflicts between a capitalist logic of profit maximization and democratic use of soil are negotiatied within law.

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Lex digitalis

the regulation of the internet

examines the hybrid normative production in the arena of internet, with reference to the erosion of collective and individual rights against national security and private companies’ role.

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Lex financiaria

the market for OTC derivatives

explores the law of transnational financial markets and its external effects using heterodox approaches to law and finance, critically evaluating the normative foundation of these markets.

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Mitarbeiter*innen

Transnational Force of Law is part of the Centre of European Law and Politics (ZERP)

 

All team members

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Andreas Fischer-Lescano

Prof. Dr.

Project leader
Transnational Force of Law

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Hannah Franzki

Dr.

Research fellow

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Johan Horst

Dr.

Associated Researcher

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Aktuelle Publikationen

Book chapter

2016
Sebastian Eickenjäger
Non-financial Reporting for Business Enterprises: An Effective Tool to Address Human Rights Violations?
in: Blome/Fischer-Lescano/Franzki/Markard/Oeter (eds.): Contested Regime Collisions. Norm Fragmentation in World Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 226-252.

Book chapter

2016
Johan Horst, Hannah Franzki
On the critical potential of law – and its limits: Double Fragmentation of Law in Chevron vs. Ecuador.
in: Blome/ Franzki/Fischer-Lescano/Markard/Oeter (eds.): Contested Regime Collisions: Norm Fragmentation in World Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Talk

2016
Cannelle Lavite
Les lanceurs d'alerte: coupalbe ou héros? Comment améliorer leur protection en Europe et ou Luxembourg
Talk for Collectif Tax Justice Lëtzebuerg (Luxemburg).

Blog-Entry

2017
Johan Horst
Distribution and the Law of Financial Markets
on: Transregional Academies