W. G. Hart Legal Workshop: 1995

Liability, Regulation and Risk Management: Reorienting the Legal Debate

The wide ranging and stimulating 22nd Workshop, again subsidised by the W G Hart Bequest, was held at the Institute from Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th July 1995 at the Institute on the subject Liability, Regulation and Risk Management: Reorienting the Legal Debate.

Published Proceedings:

Liability, Regulation and Risk Management: Reorienting the Legal Debate
London : Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1995.
IALS classmark: FOL SJ125 LIA

Academic Directors:

  • Dr Robert Baldwin (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Peter Cane (Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford)
Workshop Speakers:
Mr Steve Bailey, Smithkline Beecham PLC
Economic Incentives for Employers to Improve the Management of Workplace Risk
Ms Estelle Baker, university of Leicester
Risk Perception, Judicial Decision-Making and Threats to the Social Order
Professor Brenda Barrett, Middlesex University
Risk Management under the Health and Safety at Work Act
Professor G. Brüggemeier, University of Bremen, Germany
Control of Corporate Conduct and Reduction of Uncertainty by Tort Law
Mr David Carson, University of Southampton
A Risk-Management Approach to Legal Decision Making about 'Dangerous People'
Professor J.B. Copas, University of Warwick
Prediction Scores for Risk Assessment
Professor Paul Fenn, University of Nottingham
Long-Tail Liability and Risk Management in the NHS
Ms Elizabeth Fisher, St. John's College, Oxford
The Risks of Quantifying Justice: The Use of the Substantial Evidence Test in Judicial Review of OSHA Rule Making
Dr Joshua Getzler, St Hugh's College, Oxford
'Gentlemen do not Collect Rents': Fiduciary Obligations and Principal/Agency Problems
Ms Joanna Gray and Ms Elspeth Fennell, University of Newcastle
Derivative Financial Instruments, Risk, Regulation and Investor Protection
Ms Jane Hanna, Manchester College, Oxford
Reforming Decision-Making in the NHS: Contract or Trust?
Dr Julian Killingley, University of Central England
Some Ergonomic Challenges for Fault-Based Compensation Systems
Professor Michael King, Brunel University
Indeterminacy Made Determinate: Law's Management of Risk to Children
Ms Catherine Kratz, University of Lancaster
Parenthood at Risk
Mr W.J. Leigh, British Nuclear Fuels
The Radiation Worker Compensation Schemes: Managing the Risk of Civil Liability through Voluntary Arrangements
Dr John McEldowney, University of Warwick
'Audit Cultures' and Risk Aversion in Public Authorities: An Agenda for Public Lawyers
Ms Robin Mackenzie, University of Kent
Vulnerable Providers of Security, Risk Management and Moral Hazard: Independent Legal Advice after Barclays Bank v O'Brien, Massey v Midland Bank PLC and Clark Boyce v Mouat
Dr C.E. Miller, Salford University
Radiological Risk and Civil Liability: A Review of recent Developments in the United Kingdom
Dr Fidelis Oditah, Merton College, Oxford
Global Custody and Fund Management
Professor Anthony Ogus, University of Manchester
Risk Management and 'Rational' Social Regulation
Dr Michael Power, London School of Economics and Political Science
From Risk Society to Audit Society
Mr Jospeh Savirimuthu, University of Central Lancashire
The Entrepreneur, Business Failures and Corporate Law Ideology
Mr Paul Skidmore, University of Bristol
Entrepreneurial Risk and the Contract of Employment
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