Academic conference, professional education and workshop papers


Copp, S.F. (2018) Company Law Since the Summer of Love: Confusion will be my Epitaph? Association for Psychosocial Studies Biennial Conference Psychosocial “Reflections on a Half Century of Cultural Revolution: The 50th anniversary of seasons of love and protest” (Bournemouth University) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2016) Liberty, Rights and the Rule of Law: Protecting Freedom of Religion in Business from State Coercion presented at an Economics and International Development seminar at Buckingham University (Buckingham University, Buckingham, 2016) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2016) The Religious Freedom of Corporations presented to the Centre for Law and Culture (St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London)

Copp, S.F. (2016) Economic and Relational Perspectives on Corporate Law: Conflict, Convergence or Commonality presented at the Relational Academics Network 2016 Symposium at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge University (Cambridge) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2015) The Separate Legal Personality of Corporations in the UK: A Law and Economics Analysis delivered at the Banking and Finance Stream of the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference (Warwick University, Coventry)

Copp, S.F. & A. Cronin (2014) Off Balance Sheet Finance and the 2008 Financial Crisis: The Case for Deterrence Evaluated delivered at the Banking & Finance Stream of the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)

Copp, S.F. (2012) Why the Limited Company Works (And Sometimes Doesn’t): Economic and Theological Perspectives delivered at the Association of Christian Economists Annual Study Group Meeting (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University)

Copp, S.F. (2011) The Case for (More) Free Trade delivered as part of a debate on Fair Trade or Free Trade organised by the Bournemouth University Chaplaincy with the alternative case presented by Simon Giarchi of CAFOD (Student Centre, Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2010) s. 172 Companies Act 2006 in Court delivered to the Company Secretaries Group (RIAS House, Bournemouth)

Copp, S.F. (2009) Corporate Governance After the Crash delivered at A Taste of Tomorrow, one of the launch events for Bournemouth University’s Executive Business Centre (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2009) The Legal Foundations of Free Markets – Why General Principles Hold Good After the Crash delivered at the Law, Free Markets and the Crash law and economics seminar (Institute of Economic Affairs, London)

Copp, S.F. (2009) Who Needs ‘Good’ Corporate Governance? delivered at the Law, Free Markets and the Crash law and economics seminar (Institute of Economic Affairs, London)

Copp, S.F. (2009) Company Law Reform – The Last Chapter? delivered to the Company Secretaries Group (Paris, Smith & Randall, Southampton)

Copp, S.F. (2007) The Companies Act 2006 – Still an Untamed Monster? delivered to the Company Secretaries Group (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2006) Company Law Reform: The Role of Regulatory Impact Assessment delivered at the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Company Law Section (Keele University) Abstract/ Slides

Copp, S.F. (2006) The Company Law Reform Bill – an Untamed “Monster”? delivered to the Company Secretaries Group (Board Room, Southampton Football Club, St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton)

Copp, S.F. (2005) Company Law and Cod-liver Oil delivered at the Enhancing Graduate Employability: The Roles of Learning and Teaching, Research and Knowledge Transfer conference, Bournemouth University (Bournemouth)

Copp, S.F. (2004) The Institutional Architecture of Corporate Governance Reform delivered at the Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions conference (organised jointly by Oxford Brookes University and the Journal of International Banking Regulation) (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London)

Copp, S.F. (2004) The Origins of Limited Liability in England and Wales Revisited delivered to the Relational Finance Group (Linklaters, Solicitors, London) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2004) What is Good Corporate Governance: The New Code on Corporate Governance public lecture in the Company Lawyer series (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2004) Governance in Partnerships Centre for Organisational Effectiveness seminar (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance and Enterprise delivered to a workshop of Devon Volunteer Business Mentors (Plymouth)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance in the UK delivered at the CLT Corporate Governance Update Conference (Cafe Royal, London)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance and the European Union delivered at the CLT Corporate Governance Update Practitioner Conference (Cafe Royal, London)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance and the European Union delivered at the CLT Corporate Governance Update Practitioner Conference (Cafe Royal, London)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Governance in Listed Companies: The Implications for NHS Foundation Trusts delivered as a half-day seminar in the form of a facilitated discussion for the Board of Directors of Bournemouth & Christchurch NHS Trust (Bournemouth)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance: The New Regime for UK Listed Companies delivered at a continuing professional development seminar at the launch of the Bournemouth Law School (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2004) Corporate Governance delivered at the CLT Company Law Conference on Company Law for In-house Lawyers (Charing Cross Thistle, London)

Copp, S.F. (2003) The Societas Europaea: An Economic Analysis public lecture in the Commercial Law series (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2003) Corporate Governance training session for the Board of Magna Housing Group Ltd (Dorchester)

Copp, S.F. (2002) The Harmonisation of EU Law Affecting Companies and Not-For-Profit Organisations: Implications For Religious Associations delivered at the Conference on Structured Pluralism: A Practical Legal Framework for Faith in the European Union organised by Newcastle University Law School and the Jean Monnet Centre, Department of Politics, Newcastle University in conjunction with the Centre for Law and Religion, University of Cardiff and the Group of Policy Advisors to the President of the European Commission (Newcastle University) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2002) Enron: Markets & Morality, delivered at a discussion hosted by the School of Finance and Law and the Chaplaincy, Bournemouth University (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2002) The Impact of the Companies Bill and Enterprise Act on Legal Practice staff development seminar (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2002) Director/ Shareholder Relations at the CLT Conference on Shares and Shareholders (Posthouse Kensington, London)

Copp, S.F. (2002) Directors’ Duties delivered at the CLT Company Law Conference on Directors’ Duties and Liabilities (Mayfair Conference Centre, London)

Copp, S.F. (2002) Directors in the Family Company delivered at the CLT Company Law Conference on Directors’ Duties and Liabilities (Mayfair Conference Centre, London)

Copp, S.F. (2002) Director/ Shareholder Relations delivered at the CLT Company Law Conference on Company Law for In-house Lawyers (Cafe Royal, London)

Copp, S.F. (2002) Corporate Governance delivered at the CLT Company Law Conference on Company Law for In-house Lawyers (Cafe Royal, London)

Copp, S.F. (2001) Spinning Off A University Company, delivered at the RAGNET Intellectual Property Rights Expert Seminar (Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. (2001) Law, Economics and Justice, delivered at the LCF Academic Conference on Christian Perspectives on Law and Justice (Nottingham University) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2001) ADR and Company Law: An Economic Analysis, delivered as part of The Company Lawyer series at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London)

Copp, S.F. (2001) Globalisation, Corporate Governance and the Public Interest delivered by inter-active video-link at the Administration Day conference (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland)

Copp, S.F. (2001) How To Run A Conference, delivered (by invitation) to the Centre for Organisational Effectiveness, the Business School, Bournemouth University)

Copp, S.F. & C.W. Maughan (2001) Corporate Reorganisations: Externalities or Efficiency? delivered at the Corporate Governance: Reassessing Ownership and Control conference, held at the Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, organised by the ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge University, and supported by 3CL and the European Centre for Corporate Governance, Bournemouth University (Cambridge)

Copp, S.F. & C.W. Maughan (2001) Innovative High Growth Companies: The Case Against Special Rules, delivered at Governance & Regulation, a Law and Economics Workshop sponsored by Hermes Investment Management, the ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge University and Institutional Design Ltd (London)

Copp, S.F. (2000) Early Company Law in England: Is It Consistent With Economic Theory? delivered at the SPTL Company Law Section Workshop, SPTL Conference, University College London (London) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2000) Company Law Reform and Economic Analysis: Establishing Boundaries, delivered at the SPTL Company Law Section workshop held at Bournemouth University (Bournemouth)

Copp, S.F. (2000) The Law and Christian Ethics in Business, delivered at a public lecture at the Martin Hall, Edinburgh University, at the invitation of the Board of Social Responsibility of the Church of Scotland, organised in partnership with the Centre for Theology and Public Issues, Edinburgh University (Edinburgh)

Copp, S.F. (2000) Corporate Governance: Why Both Theory and Practice Matter, delivered at the Annual Dinner of the AGM of the Wessex Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Lyndhurst)

Copp, S.F. (2000) How to Organise a Conference, delivered at a staff seminar, School of Finance and Law, Bournemouth University (Bournemouth)

Maughan, C.W. & S.F. Copp (2000) Economic Efficiency, The Role of Law, and the Old Testament, delivered at the Center for Rationality and Interactive Decision Theory, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel at the International Conference on Biblical Economics (Jerusalem, Israel)

Copp, S.F. (1999) Developing a Relationally Based Law of Contract – a Question of Good Faith? delivered at the Relationships and Justice Conference sponsored by the LCF and the Jubilee Centre (Law Society, London)

Copp, S.F. (1999) A Vision For Corporate Governance delivered at the IIR Ltd conference on Corporate Governance in Practice, The Changing Relationship Between The Institutional Investor & Corporates (London)

Copp, S.F. (1999) New Frontiers in Governance: An Application of Emerging Principles Beyond Public Companies to Owner-Managed Businesses delivered at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference (Loughborough University, Loughborough) Abstract

Copp, S.F. (2000) Corporate Governance Research, The Future delivered at the launch of the European Centre for Corporate Governance, Bournemouth University (Bournemouth) Slides

Mytton, E. & S.F. Copp (1999) Law, Morals and Panic: The Development of a Human Rights Jurisprudence delivered at the 3rd Theory in Legal Education Colloquium (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London) (London)

Copp, S.F. (1998) Developing a Relationally Based Law of Contract – a Question of Good Faith? delivered at the LCF Academic Conference on Law and Relationism (Aberdeen University, Aberdeen)

Copp, S.F. (1996) Religious Freedom in Worship and Evangelism delivered (by invitation) at a workshop on Religious Liberties in the United Kingdom, hosted by the Rutherford Institute (London)

Copp, S.F. (1996) A Christian Vision for Corporate Governance delivered at the LCF Academic Conference on Christian Perspectives on Law Reform (London)

Copp, S.F. (1990) Trusteeship – the Legal Aspects delivered at the Pension Fund Trustee conference, organised by R Watson & Sons, Consulting Actuaries (Cheltenham)

Copp, S.F. (1990) Advising on Dividend Policy in the Light of the Glossop and Sam Weller cases at a number of seminars individually organised by Veale Wasbrough, solicitors, for leading firms of chartered accountants (Bristol)

Copp, S.F. (1990) Acquiring/ Disposing of Shares With Special Reference to Articles of Association and Shareholder Agreements at a public seminar on Directors and Senior Employees organised by Veale Wasbrough Training (Bristol)

Copp, S.F. (1990) Raising the Money – The Lawyer’s View at a seminar on Buying or Selling a Private Company or Business organised by Veale Wasbrough, solicitors, in conjunction with Touche Ross, Chartered Accountants, 3i, and R Watson & Co, Consulting Actuaries (Bristol University)

Copp, S.F. (1989) VAT Implications of Joint Ventures delivered at a meeting of the Severn VAT Practitioners Group (Severn area)