The United States confirmed that Depleted Uranium (DU) ammunitions were used in Syria. The use of such weapons has long been criticized for posing health risks to both combatants and civilians. What is the potential legal issues arising out of the use of DU in non-international armed conflicts?
The term shari'a often sparks strong emotions - either in favour, or against. While shari'a has become the subject of growing concern in Western societies over the past decades, crucial questions as to the conceptualization of this notion have remained largely unexplored.
In December 2019 Boeing fired its chief executive, Dennis A. Muilenburg, who ‘set off the worst crisis in the manufacturing giant’s 103-year history’. Could long term value creation as a new corporate purpose have prevented this crisis?
Onlangs plaatsten drie Amsterdamse wetenschappers een noodkreet in het Financieele Dagblad. Onder de kop “Nieuwe wet in faillissementsrecht benadeelt vooral kleine ondernemingen” stelden zij dat de Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord (WHOA) vooral kleine ondernemingen kan schaden.