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Public resistance to environmental and health safety risks from radiations emanating from cell phone towers has been sporadic but spatially and temporally widespread in India. Civic actions have been led by civic activists, resident welfare associations, gram panchayats, lawyers, scientists and even an actor from the Bombay film industry. Large scale technical systems like cell- phone towers are remarkably resilient to public criticism. Industry response to such resistance is usually in the form of aes- thetic tinkering to hide structures from public gaze, incremental regulation and science communication to assuage public doubt. The legislature rather than Courts has been more responsive to such civic actions.
What is the “comply or explain” approach to corporate governance? How well does this principles-based approach work? This presentation provides a working knowledge of the regulation of corporate governance, and auditing. It also examines the role of external auditors in providing shareholders with reasonable assurance that numbers in the accounts are true and fair.
This presentation discusses the meaning, process and insights in adopting the comparative law lens and the utility of adopting this approach in the teaching and research of environmental law.
The study, examining forty-three climate change framework laws, looks into mechanisms to ensure accountability for the implementation of the obligations in the framework laws. It aims to present a comprehensive review of the mechanisms through which framework legislation may produce processes to ensure that the parties responsible for implementation of the obligations are accountable for their progress.
The Court Companion on Gender-Based Violence Cases navigates international law and Pakistan's domestic legal framework for an analysis of applicable legal norms to make justice more accessible to victims of gender-based violence.
The ADB Sustainability Report 2020 provides detailed information on the economic, social, and environmental impacts of ADB’s operations, activities, and institutional practices for 2018 and 2019.
This paper informs the readers about the arbitration related decisions rendered by Pakistani judiciary, the challenges faced by the Pakistani legal fraternity when it comes to arbitration, the need for judicial training, and the author's views on arbitration in Pakistan.
Justice Jeffery Shepherd of the Supreme and National Courts of Justice of PNG briefly addressed the draft Arbitration Bill discussed by Dr. Eric Kwa in Session 2. The PNG judiciary expects this bill to revolutionize the arbitration regime in the country. The PNG legislation, when enacted, will deal with both domestic and international arbitration.
Lord Chief Justice Michael Whitten QC of the Supreme Court of Tonga presented next on Tonga’s arbitration law regime. Tonga’s International Arbitration Act entered into force on 3 March 2021—only 2 weeks before the conference was held.