Blog – ‘Levelling the Playing Field: Making the BVm Viable’

N-EXTLAW’s Zafar Shaikhli has written a blog post on ‘Levelling the Playing Field: Making the BVm Viable’. In this blog, Zafar discusses the uneven playing field between social and commercial enterprises due to the difficulties social enterprises face when attracting financing. Examining the Dutch BVm proposal and its lack of incentives, Zafar looks at other attempts … Read more

N-EXTLAW Working Paper: Experimental Regulation for Social Innovations

N-EXTLAW’s Marlie Janssens has written a working paper on ‘Experimental Regulation for Social Innovations’ as part of the N-EXTLAW Working Paper Series. In this working paper, Marlie argues that experimental regulation could offer a solution to unnecessary obstructions for social innovations by providing a more flexible legal framework that fosters innovation and stimulates social practices. After … Read more

N-EXTLAW Working Paper – Taking the Green Transition Seriously: A Proposal for a ‘Transition Reserve’

N-EXTLAW’s Marija Bartl and Nena van der Horst have co-written a working paper on ‘Taking the Green Transition Seriously: A Proposal for a ‘Transition Reserve’ as part of the N-EXTLAW Working Paper Series no1. Arguing that large emitters should be required to keep enough money on their accounts to be able to pay for the … Read more

N-EXTLAW Roundtable on Law & Diverse Economies – LSA Global Meeting 2022

On 16th July, N-EXTLAW hosted a roundtable on Law and Diverse Economies at the LSA’s 7th Global Meeting on Law and Society in Lisbon, Portugal. Held at the ISCTE University Institute from the 13th-16th July, the theme for this years conference was ‘Rage, Reckoning, & Remedy’. Over 4,500 participants joined a variety of sessions, roundtables, … Read more

N-EXTLAW Workshop – Voedsel Anders Conference 2022

On the 10th and 11th June, Voedsel Anders hosted their third Conference in Wageningen entitled ‘Together Towards a Democratic Food System’. We were delighted to take part in the conference and hosted a workshop on ‘Translating visions for sustainable food production into legal action’. Continue reading below to learn more about Voedsel Anders, the Conference … Read more

TEGL Lecture Series with Marija Bartl and Ingo Venzke

On the 26 April, Ingo Venzke (University of Amsterdam) and N-EXTLAW’s Marija Bartl (Principal Investigator, University of Amsterdam) gave a talk as part of the Transformative Effects of Globalisation in Law (TEGL) Lecture series 2021-2022. Discussing ‘What is the role of human rights in the law that structures the global economy?’, Marija and Ingo critically … Read more

#DemocratizingWork Webinar Series

Since April 2022, N-EXTLAW and #DemocratizingWork have been co-hosting a webinar series on ‘The Future of Work in the Netherlands – green, just, and democratic, or just the opposite?’. The series consists of three webinars, two of which have already taken place and the third of which is unfortunately cancelled until further notice. Read more … Read more

Blog Post – ‘Reimagining Extractive Capitalism: Learning from Italy’s Banca di Credito Cooperativo’

N-EXTLAW’s Laetitia Bornscheuer and Kinanya Pijl have written a blog post on ‘Reimagining Extractive Capitalism: Learning from Italy’s Banca di Credito Cooperativo’, published on the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law Blog this afternoon. In this blog, Laetitia and Kinanya take Italy’s Banca di Credito Cooperativo (location Valdarno Fiorentino) as an example of a non-extractive economic practice and discuss the various ways … Read more

26th Ius Commune Conference Workshop: ‘Legal Realities of Extraction’

On Thursday 25th November at 13.00-18.15 (CET), N-EXTLAW is hosting a workshop for the 26th Ius Commune Conference on the ‘Legal Realities of Extraction’. Centred around the idea that the current capitalist economic model operates on the basis of ever-expanding, multi-layered extraction that harms humans, non-humans, communities and nature overall, this workshop invites contributions from … Read more