Category Archives: Business Law

The U.S. Experience with No-Fault Automobile Insurance: A Retrospective

No-fault regimes, a formerly popular alternative to the tort compensation system for auto-accident victims, have gradually lost support. Over time, premiums and claim costs have grown in no-fault states relative to other states, primarily driven by explosive medical cost increases. … Continue reading

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How to Protect Investors: Lessons from the EC and the UK (International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation)

As governments around the world withdraw from welfare provision and promote long-term savings by households through the financial markets, the protection of retail investors has become critically important. Taking as a case study the wide-ranging EC investor-protection regime which now … Continue reading

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The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

In this enlightening book James Boyle describes what he calls the range wars of the information age?today‚Äôs heated battles over intellectual property. Boyle argues that just as every informed citizen needs to know at least something about the environment or … Continue reading

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Multinationals and Corporate Social Responsibility: Limitations and Opportunities in International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

The ‘corporate social responsibility’ (‘CSR’) movement has been described as one of the most important social movements of our time. This book looks at what the CSR movement means for multinationals, for states and for international law. International law is … Continue reading

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Internet Banking and the Law in Europe: Regulation, Financial Integration and Electronic Commerce

The European Union has long sought to create a single financial area across Europe where consumers in one country benefit from financial markets and activities in other countries. With the emergence of the Internet as a platform for the provision … Continue reading

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WTO-Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law)

With the WTO TRIPs-Agreement, intellectual property issues has become an integral part of the world trading system. The Agreement probably represents the most significant and controversial development in world trade law. The Agreement is comprehensive in scope and contains standards … Continue reading

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The Internationalisation of Antitrust Policy

Maher Dabbah draws on the decisional practice of relevant legal and political bodies to provide a clear and original discussion of the internationalization of antitrust policy. He examines the experiences of the E.C. and the U.S. to highlight the concepts … Continue reading

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The Enforceability of Promises in European Contract Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

Professor James Gordley opens this volume with a concise history of the legal status of promises. In the central part of the book legal experts examine how twelve modern European legal systems deal with fifteen concrete situations in which a … Continue reading

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The Legal Dimensions of Oil and Gas in Iraq: Current Reality and Future Prospects

This book is the first and only comprehensive examination of current and future legal principles designed to govern oil and gas activity in Iraq. This study provides a thorough-going review of every conceivable angle on Iraqi oil and gas law, … Continue reading

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Migration and Irregular Work in Austria: A Case Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Irregular Foreign Employment in Europe at the Beginning of the 21st … University Press – IMISCOE Reports)

Migration and Irregular Work in Austria offers a fresh new perspective on irregular migrant work by making use of in-depth interviews with migrants themselves. The authors challenge our ability to divide the world of foreign employment into legal and illegal … Continue reading

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