The Nature of Comparing

By |June 2nd, 2022|Property|

What do you think about when someone mentions the US State of Louisiana? Mardi gras, hurricanes, jazz and a Sazerac cocktail? Ask a comparative lawyer and they may respond that Louisiana is a Mixed Legal [...]

Transformative Property Law

By |November 2nd, 2020|Property|

Property’s transformative nature: Space mining, Airbnb, and Apartheid For the last few years, a new, innovative business model has been on the rise. It is called ‘space mining’ – digging for valuable resources in asteroids [...]

The Idea of Transformative Private Law

By |September 23rd, 2020|Theory|

During the recent Launch event of the Amsterdam Center for Transformative Private Law, we discussed the concept of Transformative Private Law. In what follows, I present the concept both as an analytical/critical project as well [...]

Reflections on Transformative Private Law

By |June 9th, 2020|Theory|

What is the meaning of ‘transformative private law’? Or what does membership of a research group that has chosen this name entail? Here are some reflections of a member of the newly launched Amsterdam Centre [...]