The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law (SICCL) is an internationally-renowned legal research centre.


We focus on commercial, corporate and financial law, and combine practical and theoretical insights.

Are the Conservatives the low-tax party?

Katherine Cousins, doctoral researcher in taxation fact checks for The Conversation.

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Other People's Money - A lecture by John Kay

This public lecture outlined the central argument that the finance world’s perceived profitability is not the creation of new wealth, but the sector’s appropriation of wealth – of other people’s money.

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Andrew Johnson

Corporate Governance: Shareholders' rights - the key to ending short termism in European companies?

Presentation given by Professor Andrew Johnston at the European Parliament at a conference organized by the Socialists & Democrats.

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About the centre

We are particularly interested in using heterodox and institutional economics to critique existing laws and regulatory schemes, and as the basis for reform proposals.

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Our research

SICCL members are actively involved in research and policy-making in many aspects of corporate and commercial law.

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Global finance
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The institute is linked to our research degrees and our LLM courses.

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