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1.

State Responsibility for Climate Change Damages

Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 77, Nos. 1-2, pp. 1-22, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo
Downloads 1,680
2.

The Justiciability of Social and Economic Rights: An Updated Appraisal

CHRGJ Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nottingham - School of Law, Social Rights Advocacy Centre and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,431
3.

Corporate Mobility in the European Union – A Flash in the Pan? An Empirical Study on the Success of Lawmaking and Regulatory Competition

European Company and Financial Law Review 2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34/2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 1,388
4.

Is the Clean Development Mechanism Sustainable? Some Critical Aspects

Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 15-21, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo
Downloads 1,133
5.

The Corporate Responsibility to Remedy (3rd Pillar Ruggie Framework) - Analysis of the Corporate Responses in Three Major Oil Spill Cases: Shell - Nigeria, BP – US (the Gulf), Chevron – Ecuador

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-26
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis and Utrecht University, School of Law, Students
Downloads 950
6.

WTO Law and International Emissions Trading: Is There Potential for Conflict?

Carbon and Climate Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 54-66, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo
Downloads 877
7.

Sustainable Companies: Barriers and Possibilities in UK Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Volume 11, 2015, Issue 1, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-03
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bristol
Downloads 834
8.

The Duties of the Board and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Boards of directors in European companies – reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties, Kluwer Law International, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-26, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-40,
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 811
9.

The Golden Mean Or a Dead End? The Takeover Directive in a Shareholder Vs Stakeholder Perspective

EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW IN ACCELERATED PROGRESS, Steef M. Bartman, ed., Alphen aan den Rijn, Kluwer Law International, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 729
10.

Internalizing Externalities in EU Law: Why Neither Corporate Governance nor Corporate Social Responsibility Provides the Answers

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp 977-1024, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 644
11.

Reflecting on the Value of Socially Responsible Practices Post Takeover of Cadbury’s Plc by Kraft Foods Inc: Implications for the Revision of the EU Takeover Directive

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 70-80, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-6
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bristol Law School
Downloads 633
12.

Report from Norway: Gender Equality in the Board Room

European Company Law, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and Independent
Downloads 613
13.

Civil Liability of Credit Rating Agencies after CRA 3 - Regulatory All-or-Nothing Approaches between Immunity and Over-Deterrence

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE
Downloads 519
14.

EU Company Law and the Company Laws of Europe

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 7-40, 2008
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
Downloads 510
15.

National Implementation of ECHR Rights: Kant’s Categorical Imperative and the Convention

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-15
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Corpus Christi College

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Downloads 502
16.

The Legal Status of Oil and Gas Exploitation in the Arctic: The Case of Norway

OGEL 2 (2016), Special Issue, Tina Hunter (ed.), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/17, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and University of Denver
Downloads 499
17.

Constructing Sustainability Through CSR: A Critical Appraisal of ISO 26000

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-33
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Sheffield - Law School
Downloads 485
18.

Companies, Society and the Environment

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW: A NORMATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE OBJECTIVES OF EU LAW WITH THE TAKEOVER DIRECTIVE AS A TEST CASE, Chapter 1, Kluwer Law International, 2009, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 480
19.

Political Path Dependency in Practice: The Takeover Directive

Yearbook of European Law, Vol. 27, pp. 387-404, 2008, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 477
20.

Diallo: Human Rights in the International Court of Justice

International Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 60, pp.810-819, July 2011, The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 105, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Corpus Christi College
Downloads 473
21.

Evolutionary Interpretation and the Intention of the Parties

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-33
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 11 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Corpus Christi College
Downloads 455
22.

Commentary on the Shareholder Rights Directive

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-41, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sheffield - Law School and Frank Bold
Downloads 454
23.

The Core of Corporate Governance: Implications of the Takeover Directive for Corporate Governance in Europe

European Business Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-12, UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No. 27/2010, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 452
24.

The European Union's Accession to the ECHR: As Seen from Strasbourg

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-29
Number of pages: 151 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo - Centre for European Law
Downloads 445
25.

The Legality of the NATO Bombing in Libya

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 159-171, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-07, MultiRights Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Faculty of Law, University of Oslo and Independent
Downloads 418
26.

ISO 26000: Guiding Companies to Sustainability Through Social Responsibility?

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, volume 9, issue 2, pp 110-117. , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-11
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sheffield - Law School
Downloads 406
27.

Why Law Matters: Corporate Social Irresponsibility and the Futility of Voluntary Climate Change Mitigation

European Company Law, Vol. 8, Nos. 2-3, pp. 56-64, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-04, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 388
28.

Commentary on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-09, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Frank Bold and University of Sheffield - Law School
Downloads 382
29.

More than Meets the Eye: Law and Economics in Modern Company Law

LAW AND ECONOMICS. ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ERLING EIDE, pp. 217-235, Erik Røsæg, Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Endre Stavang, eds., Cappelen Akademisk, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05 Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-24,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 370
30.

Sustainable Development and the Need for Sustainable Oriented Corporate Law and Regulation

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-29
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University and Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 358
31.

Sustainable Companies: Possibilities and Barriers in Norwegian Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 1-58, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-20, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 357
32.

Sustainable Development: What Role for the Company Law?

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, pp. 76-102, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 351
33.

Harmonising and Regulating Financial Markets

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HARMONISATION, M. Andenas and C. Andersen, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
Downloads 344
34.

Reflexive Regulation of CSR to Promote Sustainability: Understanding EU Public-Private Regulation on CSR Through the Case of Human Rights

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) - CBS Centre for CSR; Dpt of Intercultural Communication and Management
Downloads 343
35.

Country Report from Norway: The New Takeover Regime

European Company Law, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 35-39, February 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 323
36.

Environmental Piercing of the Corporate Veil: The Norwegian Supreme Court Decision in the Hempel Case

European Company Law, Vol. 7, pp. 154–160, 2010,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 320
37.

The Danish CSR Reporting Requirement: Migration of CSR-Related International Norms into Companies' Self-Reglation through Company Law?

European Company Law, Vol. 8, No. 2-3, pp 65-73, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) - CBS Centre for CSR; Dpt of Intercultural Communication and Management
Downloads 315
38.

Addressing Climate Change Through the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) - Using Responsible Investments to Encourage Corporations to take ESG Issues into Account in their Decision-Making

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver
Downloads 299
39.

New York Stock Exchange Listing Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility

European Company Law, Vol. 8, No. 2-3, pp 109-112, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-11
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 297
40.

Regulating Companies as If the World Matters - Reflections from the Ongoing Sustainable Companies Project

Wake Forest Law Review, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-35, Wake Forest Law Review Symposium (The Sustainable Corporation), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 1, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 295
41.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Socially Responsible Investing: Do’s and Don’ts

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 141-150, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Wageningen University - Law and Governance Group - Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group
Downloads 294
42.

The European Civil Liability Regime for Credit Rating Agencies from the Perspective of Private International Law - Opening Pandora's Box?

Forthcoming, Special Issue of International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, on Civil Liability of Credit Rating Agencies in the European Union - Selected Legal and Economic Aspects, edited by Gudula Deipenbrock and Mads Andenas , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
HTW Berlin
Downloads 288
43.

The Revision of the EU Takeover Directive in Light of the 2011 UK Takeover Law Reform: Regulation and Supervision of Takeovers in an EU in Crisis

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bristol Law School
Downloads 287
44.

If Not Now, When? European Company Law in a Sustainable Development Perspective

European Company Law, Vol. 7, pp. 187-194, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-04, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 285
45.

Contract Versus Statute in Internet Governance

Edward Elgar, RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON GOVERNANCE OF THE INTERNET, Ian Brown, ed., Cheltenham, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-34
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo
Downloads 284
46.

Women on Boards: Report from the UK

European Company Law, Vol. 8, No. 2-3, pp 94-99, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-09
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bristol
Downloads 279
47.

30 percent Women on Boards: New Law in the Netherlands (2012)

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 53-63, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-4
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Utrecht University School of Law
Downloads 265
48.

The Principle of Subsidiarity as a Constitutional Principle in International Law

Global Constitutionalism, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 37-62, 2013, MultiRights Research Paper No. 13-1, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-09
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Pluricourts
Downloads 262
49.

Integrated Reporting for Sustainable Companies: What to Encourage and What to Avoid

European Company Law, Volume 11 (2014) / Issue 2, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bristol
Downloads 257
50.

International Courts and Judges: Independence, Interaction, and Legitimacy

NYU Journal of International Law and Politics (2014), PluriCourts Research Paper No. 14-13, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
Downloads 255