Regulation, antitrust and promotion of innovation? Challenges and experiences from communications to payment systems
- Business & Professional
- UCL Faculty of Laws, WC1H 0EG London
UCL CENTRE FOR ETHICS & LAW SEMINAR SERIES
Expertise in Ethics and Risk Regulation
Speaker: Professor Maria Lee (UCL Faculty of Laws)
Discussant: Professor John Adams (Emeritus Professor of Geography at UCL)
Chair: Dr Sylvie Delacroix (Director, UCL Centre for Ethics & Law)
on 15 June 2010, coffee from 4.30pm
seminar from 5.00-6.30pm
followed by a reception
Roberts Building, Rm G08
University College London
London WC1E 7JE
About this lecture: Following many years of argument, it is now generally accepted by decision makers that the ethical aspects of a new technology may be a legitimate element of risk regulation. However, it has proven difficult to integrate ethical concerns into regulatory decision making. Providing decision makers with access to ethical expertise, alongside expertise in other disciplines such as economics, risk assessment or law, is one response to this dilemma. But expertise in ethics has a controversial place in the regulatory process. The EU regulation of nanotechnology provides a case study through which to explore the role of ethical debate in risk regulation.
About UCL Ethics & Law: The Centre for Ethics and Law has been established to reflect the growing need for enhanced collaboration between academics, practising lawyers and industry, given the fast changing and increasingly interdisciplinary nature of the global issues lying at the intersection between law and ethics. The work of the Centre is resolutely multi-disciplinary and practice-oriented, focusing on three broad themes: professional ethics, ethics of risk and distributive justice. For more information about the Centre, please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/law-ethics
For almost 200 years, UCL Laws has been one of the leading centres of legal education in the world. Recognised as offering an outstanding educational experience to our students, we combine a strong theoretical foundation in the law with practical teaching from world-leading academics and practitioners.
Ranked first in the UK for its research environment, the UCL Laws community of intellectually dynamic scholars responds to today’s global challenges. Through our research, we help to shape government policy, national and international law and its practice.
As part of Legal London, we attract the leading figures in the field to contribute to our vibrant programme of events, informing public debate around social, legal, environmental and economic issues.
Join millions of people on Eventbrite.
In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.