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2008 news in brief

20 December 2008

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Member of the Centre Stuart Toddington delivered his inaugural professorial lecture.

September 2008

Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn delivered two conference papers in September 2008. Both of these are based around their recent work examining contractual theory and its application to music contracts. The first were for the Conceptualising Unconscionability in Europe conference was held in Durham on 8 and 9  September. The paper is entitled 'Inequality of bargaining power and unconscionability in commercial music contracts'

The second paper is for the Society of Legal Scholars annual conference held at the London School of Economics. Their paper is entitled 'The Context of Commercial Music Contracts'.

August 2008

Director of the Centre, Guy Osborn was awarded a Chair on 1st August 2008

June 2008

Guy Osborn was recently seen on BBC4 as part of the documentary 'Strictly Courtroom'

May 2008

New publication! Article by Steve Greenfield, Guy Osborn and Stephanie Roberts published in Web Journal of Current Legal Issues.

March 2008

Ticket Touting Seminar by Guy Osborn, Steve Greenfield and Stephanie Roberts.

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