Public Policy & Stakeholder Engagement

Public Policy & Stakeholder Engagement

Consultation Responses

See below for details of responses to consultations and calls for evidence submitted by working groups of the Centre for Commercial Law. Responses can be accessed by clicking on links in the relevant entries.

2023-2024

UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (of the LawtechUK Delivery Panel) Consultation on Digital Assets and English Insolvency LawSubmitted Response (November 2023) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Prof Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Chike Emedosi

2022-2023

Bank of England and HM Treasury Consultation on the Digital Pound: A New Form of Money for Households and Businesses?Submitted Response (June 2023) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Professor Donna McKenzie Skene and Mr Gabriel Uchechi Emeasoba

UK Government Consultation on AI regulation: A Pro-innovation Approach – policy proposalsSubmitted Response (June 2023) – Dr Patricia Živković, Ms Luci Carey, Professor Peter Cserne, Dr Claudio Lombardi, Dr Michiel Poesen, Dr Yaji Sripada (School of Natural and Computing Sciences), Dr Clare Sutherland (School of Psychology), Dr Robert Taylor, and Mr Tung Xuan Le, with comments from Dr Titilayo Adebola

Law Commission of England and Wales Second Consultation on the Review of the Arbitration Act 1996 –Submitted Response (May 2023) – Dr Gloria M Alvarez FCIArb, Dr Patricia Živković, Dr Nevena Jevremović, Ilias Kazeem, Baffour Yiadom-Boakye, Aysu Baser, Konstantina Kalaitsoglou, and Tung Xuan Le with comments from Professor Justin Borg-Barthet and Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley (joint response with the Centre for Private International Law)

UK Government Consultation and Call for Evidence on the Future Financial Services Regulatory Regime for Cryptoassets– Submitted Response (April 2023) – Dr Chike Emedosi, Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Professor Donna McKenzie Skene, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Mr Le Xuan Tu

UNIDROIT Digital Assets and Private Law Consultation – Submitted Response (February 2023) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Dr Michiel Poesen, Ms Alanoud Albargan and Mr Le Xuan Tung, with Dr Onyoja Momoh as an observer

UK Parliament Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee's inquiry on Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] – Written evidence (January 2023) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

Law Commission of England and Wales Consultation on the Review of the Arbitration Act 1996Submitted Response (December 2022) – Dr Gloria M Alvarez, FCIArb, Dr Nevena Jevremovic, Dr Patricia Živković, Rahul Donde, Qusai Alshawan, Ilias Kazeem, Helen Ibiere Jumbo, Baffour Yiadom-Boakye, Aysu Baser and Konstantina Kalaitsoglou, incorporating comments by Professor Justin Borg Barthet, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Professor Derek P Auchie (joint response with the Centre for Private International Law)

Law Commission of England and Wales Consultation on Digital AssetsSubmitted Response (November 2022) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Professor Donna McKenzie Skene, Mr Gabriel Uchechi Emeasoba and Mr Mahmoud Ashami

The Insolvency Service Consultation on the Implementation of two UNCITRAL Model Laws on InsolvencySubmitted Response (October 2022) – Prof Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

UK Parliament Treasury Committee’s inquiry on the Crypto-asset IndustrySubmitted Written Evidence (September 2022) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Mr Gabriel Uchechi Emeasoba.

2021-2022

UK Government Consultation on Managing the Failure of Systemic Digital Settlement Asset (Including Stablecoin) Firms (July 2022) – Submitted Response - Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Professor Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley

Scottish Government Consultation on Digital Assets in Scots Private Law (June 2022) – Submitted Response -  Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley

UK Government Consultation on the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting From Mediation (New York, 2018) (the “Singapore Convention on Mediation”) – Submitted Response (April 2022) – Professor Margaret Ross, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Patricia Zivkovic, Mr Baffour Yiadom-Boakye, Mr Ilias Kazeem, Ms Konstantina Kalaitsoglou, and Ms Hikari Saito

The Insolvency Service Consultation on the Future of Insolvency RegulationSubmitted Response (March 2022) – Prof Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

UK Government Consultation on Access to Cash – Submitted Response (September 2021) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Professor Donna McKenzie Skene

2020-2021

UK Government Consultation on Amendments to the Insolvency Arrangements for InsurersSubmitted Response (August 2021) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Prof Donna McKenzie Skene

Law Commission of England and Wales Consultation on Digital Assets: Electronic Trade Documents – Submitted Response (July 2021) - Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

Law Commission of England and Wales Call for Evidence on Digital AssetsSubmitted Response (July 2021) - Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene

European Commission Consultation on Proposal for the Artificial Intelligence ActSubmitted Response (July 2021)- Dr Péter Cserne, Dr Rossana Ducato, and Dr Patricia Živković, incorporating comments by Prof Abbe Brown, Dr Irène Couzigou, Dr Georgios Leontidis, Prof Nir Oren, Dr Clare Sutherland, Dr Paula Sweeney, and Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley.

BEIS Consultation on Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance: proposals on reformsSubmitted Response (July 2021) – Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts (Business School), Mr Ilya Sukhanov and Professor John Paterson (joint response with the Business School)

HMRC Consultation on Clamping Down on Promoters of Tax AvoidanceSubmitted Response (May 2021) - Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene, Dr Qiang Cai, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Mr Chike Emedosi

European Commission Consultation on Digitalisation of Cross-border Judicial CooperationSubmitted Response (May 2021) - Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene, Dr Justin Borg-Barthet, Dr Florian Heindler, Dr Patricia Živković, Dr Rossana Ducato, Dr Katarina Trimmings and Ms Hikari Saito (joint response with the Centre for Private International Law)

UK Government Consultation and Call for Evidence on UK Regulatory Approach to Cryptoassets and Stablecoins– Submitted Response (March 2021) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Ms Mary Gilmore-Maurer

EU Commission Consultation on an Initiative on Sustainable Corporate Governance (February 2021) - Professor John Paterson, Professor Abbe Brown, Dr Gloria Alvarez, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Titilayo Adebola, Ms Mary Gilmore-Maurer and Mr Ilya Sukhanov

UK Government Call for Evidence on Access to Cash – Submitted Response (November 2020) – Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene  

OECD Consultation on Pillar One Blueprints (concerning international taxation of digital economy) Submitted Response (December 2020) – Dr Qiang Cai and Mr Chike Emedosi, incorporating comments by Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley

UK Government Consultation on Insolvency Changes for Payment and Electronic Money InstitutionsSubmitted Response (January 2021) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson, Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley

UK Government Consultation on Response to Corporate Transparency and Register Reform: Improving the Quality and Value of Financial Information on the UK Companies Register - Submitted Response (January 2021) - Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

UK Government Consultation on Response to Corporate Transparency and Register Reform: Powers of the Registrar Submitted Response (January 2021) – Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

UK Government Consultation on Response to Corporate Transparency and Register Reform: Implementing the Ban on Corporate DirectorsSubmitted Response (January 2021) – Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson

2019-2020

Insolvency Service Call for Evidence on Regulation of Insolvency Practitioners – Submitted Response (October 2019) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Mrs Donna McKenzie Skene  

2018-2019

UK Government Consultation on Corporate Transparency and Register Reform – Submitted Response (July 2019) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Donna McKenzie Skene, incorporating comments by Prof Abbe Brown, Mr Malcolm Combe and Prof Roy Partain  

HMRC Consultation on Protecting Your Taxes in Insolvency – Submitted Response (May 2019) – Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Ms Donna McKenzie Skene