To all those reading this I am David Gibbs; I am a Lecturer in Law at the University of East Anglia.

I created this blog as a general out-let of ideas for my research, as well as keeping those interested up-to-date on my research and general interests.

I completed my PhD thesis at the University of East Anglia in 2014. The thesis was recommended for the award of PhD with no corrections. My external examiner was Prof. Simon Deakin (Cambridge) and internal examiner was Prof. Morten Hviid.
My PhD research centred on directors' duties and company law. The thesis was titled 'Non-Executive Self-Interest: Fiduciary Duties and Corporate Governance'. It was a doctrinal and empirical study on whether self-interest was suitably controlled amongst non-executive directors.

My supervisors were Prof. Mathias Siems, Prof. Duncan Sheehan, Dr. Sara Connolly and Dr. Rob Heywood

All opinions of any existing or future blogpost are my own. They do not necessarily represent the views of any of my associated institutions.
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Friday, 13 May 2011

UEA Centre of Competition Policy 7th Annual Conference

UEA is soon to hold its 7th Annual Conference on competition policy.

This is an international conference on 'Consumers in Competition Policy' taking place on the 16th and 17th June.

The conference looks at provide answers to some interesting questions including:

- How do firms respond to non-rational consumers?
- How do consumers respond to (perceived) behaviour by firms?
- What determines the proportion of consumers who need to be informed/active to exert discipline on the market?
- How should the relation between competition law and consumer law be designed?
- How should consumer interests be represented/organised?

For more information or how to attend see
 here and here.

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