International Business Law Research Group

The International Business Law Research Group (IBL) provides a platform for a broad range of research engaging with multiple national and international aspects of business law.

The work undertaken by members of the IBL Research Group is multifaceted and takes various approaches to the study of law, including comparative, doctrinal, critical, historical, theoretical, and interdisciplinary perspectives on various UK and international issues of business law.

The members’ current areas of expertise and research include artificial intelligence and emerging technologies; competition law; consumer rights and protection; financial services regulation; insolvency law; international arbitration; Islamic law and finance; labour law; and trade law.

The work from the IBL Research Group supports the delivery of the LLM International Business Law and informs the School of Law’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission in providing key publications. The work from the IBL Research Group has been cited by key stakeholders, including the European Commission.

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Projects and consultancy

Discover our research projects across all our research areas.
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Research streams

Our consultancy efforts and work with partners engages with several issues of business law.
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Our publications and stakeholder reports
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Members and partners

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International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution – The Future

An event by the West Midlands Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Birmingham City University (BCU) School of Law's International Business Law Research Group.

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