Michael G. Faure is Professor of Comparative Law and Economics at the School of Law, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, and Professor
of International and Comparative Environmental Law at Universiteit Maastricht. He is also Academic Director of the Maastricht
European Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO), the Ius Commune Research School, and the European Doctorate in
Law and Economics (EDLE) programme. He is an attorney at the Antwerp Bar and publishes in the areas of environmental criminal
law, tort and insurance and economic analysis of accident law. Roy A. Partain is Chair and Professor of Commercial Law and
Sustainability at the University of Aberdeen, as well as director of the Ph.D. in Law program and several LL.M. and LL.B.
programs. His research explores the nexus between commercial law and sustainable development, including the liability issues
arising from emergent and innovative technologies. He is a Member of the State Bar of Texas. He has advised and worked on
research projects underwritten by ministries and research institutions in East Asia.