Fernando Lusa Bordin


Fernando Lusa Bordin is a John Thornely Fellow in Law at Sidney Sussex College and an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law in the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on topics of public international law, including law-making, the law of treaties, international responsibility, international organizations and the intersection between international law and legal theory.

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Is the EU Engaging in Impermissible Indirect Regulation of UN Action? Controversies over the General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a robust and ambitious framework for the protection of the personal data of natural persons adopted by the European Union in 2016, has found an unlikely stakeholder. On 14 May 2020, the United Nations Secretariat sent an eloquent and detailed set of comments to the European…

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Induction, Assertion and the Limits of the Existing Methodologies to Identify Customary International Law

Professor Talmon’s article on the methodologies employed by the International Court of Justice to ascertain custom is as important as it is timely now that the International Law Commission is advancing with its study on the identification of customary international law. To contribute to the debate, I propose to elaborate on a crucial question that the…

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