A UBC workshop on Responsive Regulation in Theory and Practice

September 30-October 1, 2010

Location and Timeline: The workshop will take place at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive, UBC.

Thursday: Panels 1:00-4:30 pm; Dinner 7:00-9:00 pm;
: Breakfast 9:00; Panels 9:30-1:00 pm; Lunch 1:00-2:30 pm; Panels 2:30-4:00; Reception 4:15-5:30 pm.

Sponsors:  Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver, the National Centre for Business Law, the Law School, and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC.

Organizing Committee & Participants: The workshop is organized by David Duff, Professor, UBC Faculty of Law and Director, National Centre for Business Law; Cristie Ford, Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Law and Natasha Affolder, Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Law and Faculty Fellow, Liu Institute for Global Issues.

Participants are the Fasken Visiting Senior Scholar John Braithwaite, Professor and Australian Research Council Federation Fellow, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University and an interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners of regulation from Canada, USA, Europe, Australia and Israel. An introductory panel will offer some insights on the impact of John Braithwaite’s Responsive Regulation work, identify key themes, and pose challenges.  This panel will be followed by three subject-specific panels on responsive regulation in the contexts of financial regulation, environmental regulation and taxation. The workshop will conclude with a final interdisciplinary panel geared toward summarizing the workshop’s insights and designing a research program going forward.

Registration Required: Due to space constraints, attendance is limited. If you are interested in attending this event, please write to Michelle Burchill, Project Coordinator, National Centre for Business Law, UBC at burchill@law.ubc.ca. The registration deadline is September 15, 2010.