John Quinn

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John Quinn is an Assistant Professor of corporate law at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. His research examines how law shapes the impact companies have on global society. His research has led to publications on sustainability, digital privacy, corporate social responsibility and corporate finance across a range of leading journals including the Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Law, Innovation and Technology and International Data Privacy Law. He also publishes a yearly chapter on Irish company law in the Annual Review of Irish Law.

John teaches company law to undergraduates and is programme chair of the LLM and MA in Data Protection and Privacy. John was the principal proposer of the MA in Data Protection and Privacy, a unique programme combining law and computing.

John is a graduate of NUI Galway (BCL 2009, LLM 2011), Dublin City University (PhD, 2015) and was admitted to the bar as a New York Attorney-at-Law in 2013. John previously worked as a lecturer at the Quinn School of Business at University College Dublin. He also worked with the Law Reform Commission on their report on Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences.
 


Book

Year Publication
2021 Federico Fabbrini, Edoardo Celeste, John Quinn (eds) (2021) Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives on Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford: Hart.

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2021 John Quinn (2021) 'Google v CNIL: Circumscribing the Extraterritorial Effect of EU Data Protection Law' In: Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives on Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford : Hart.
2020 John Quinn and Noel McGrath (2020) 'Company and Insolvency Law' In: Annual Review of Irish Law. Dublin : Roundhall.
2019 John Quinn and Noel McGrath (2019) 'Company and Insolvency Law' In: Annual Review of Irish Law. Dublin : Roundhall.
2018 John Quinn and Noel McGrath (2018) 'Company and Insolvency Law' In: Annual Review of Irish Law. Dublin : Roundhall.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2020 John Quinn (2020) 'The Crystallisation of Floating Charges: Rethinking the Conceptual Framework'. Journal of Corporate Law Studies, (20(1)).
2019 John Quinn (2019) 'The Sustainable Corporate Objective: Rethinking Directors’ Duties'. Sustainability Journal, 11 (22).
2017 John Quinn (2017) 'Passive Directors and the Law of Restriction'. Commercial Law Practitioner, 24 (5).
2016 John Quinn (2016) 'The Companies Act 2014 and the Absence of the Derivative Action'. Commercial Law Practitioner, 23 (4).
2017 John Quinn and Barry Connolly (2017) 'The Non-Financial Information Directive: An Assessment of its Impact on Corporate Social Responsibility'. European Company Law, 14 (1).

Other Journal

Year Publication
2021 John Quinn (2021) 'Geo-location technology: restricting access to online content without illegitimate extraterritorial effects' International Data Privacy Law, (11(3)) .
2021 John Quinn and Barry Connolly (2021) 'Distributed Ledger Technology and Property Registers: Displacement or Status Quo' Law, Innovation and Technology, 13(2) .
2021 John Quinn (2021) 'Regulating Big Tech: The Digital Markets Act and the Digital Services Act' Dublin Law and Politics Review, .
2016 John Quinn (2016) 'German Codetermination and Ireland’s Convergence' The Company Lawyer, 37(11) .
2016 John Quinn (2016) 'The Duty to Act in Good Faith in Light of the Business Judgment Principle' International Company and Commercial Law Review, 27 (4) .
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