Vasile has been the editor-in-chief of the Revue Européenne du Droit since its inception in June 2020
Vasile Rotaru is a DPhil in Law candidate at the University of Oxford: His doctoral research focuses on court-supervised corporate debt restructurings, and particularly on the governance strategies used for policing opportunism in corporate restructurings in the US, England and France.
Vasile is qualified to practice law in France (Paris Bar) and has practiced in the restructuring, M&A and capital markets departments of several international law firms in Paris. He has also published in French and English on private international law, French and European restructuring & insolvency law, and political philosophy.
He holds degrees in law (Sorbonne, Sciences Po Paris, Columbia Law School), philosophy (Sorbonne) and logic (Sorbonne). His main areas of interest include law & economics, insolvency, corporate governance, financial regulation, comparative private law, private international law, jurisprudence and political philosophy.
Rule of Law in the Time of War
The war that has been ravaging Ukraine since early 2014, and especially the brutal full-scale invasion of 24 February 2022, is a tragedy whose consequences will span generations. It is also an existential threat to the rule-bound international order: never since World War II has aggressive interstate war been considered a legitimate way to assert … Continuedlire l'article
Seeking a Sustainable Capitalism Through Law
The deluge of recent legislative proposals and academic writings leaves no doubt: the call for a profound overhaul of capitalism is once again on the agenda. What makes the present moment unique is that the call is not only being heard in traditionally critical quarters, but also in the very bastions of liberalism. Multiple reasons … Continuedlire l'article
Europe – An Eminently Legal Power
What does Europe stand for? The answer is far from straightforward, particularly in the face of increasing internal tensions concerning issues ranging from the migration crisis to the primacy of European law and to the undermining of the rule of law. The conviction defended by this issue of the RED is that any reflection on … Continuedlire l'article
The groundwork of European power
A plural global governance
At a first glance, it might seem anachronistic to write about global governance, since the era of grand universalist declarations, globalizations of trade and transnational agreements is on the brink of being replaced by that of rediscovered national interests, isolationisms and the selfishness of the “Me First” politics. The crisis – or perhaps the polycrisis … Continuedlire l'article