Francesca Bignami

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A century ago, Oscar Wilde spun the story of the Canterville Ghost, who haunts a stately British manor and terrifies its European denizens, rattling chains at night and leaving bloodstains on the carpet. But the Otis family arrives from America and buys Canterville Chase, undaunted by the ghost. Scoffs Mr. Otis upon purchasing the manor: “I will take the(More)
Although corporate criminal liability has been recognized in the United States for nearly a century, contemporary academic commentators have questioned its legitimacy and argued that it is inferior to its alternatives: civil liability for the corporation and/or criminal liability for individual corporate agents. Other academic critics have attacked the(More)
An increasing number of advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) are under development and in clinical trials. Patients are central to this progress. In research, patients have funded, catalysed, coordinated and led projects. In regulation, patient groups have contributed to the creation of the political momentum for regulation of ATMPs, contributed to(More)
  • Stavros Gadinis, Stavros Gadinist, +5 authors Apostolos Gkoutzinis
  • 2015
In 2007, both the U.S. and the E.U. implemented sweeping reforms in the regulation of stock exchange trading and market structure, following diametrically opposed approaches. While the E.U. effort is deregulatory and decentralized, allowing investors' choices to determine how different marketplaces interact, U.S. rules are detailed and interventionist,(More)
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