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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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13 Form Follows Function

Sean Heather.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 11 pages. 3986 words.

This chapter discusses the concepts of form and function in antitrust law. Over the last fifty years, the world has seen the proliferation of antitrust laws and corresponding enforcement...

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14 Due Process in Competition Law Proceedings: Practical Considerations of a Consensus Awaiting Convergence

Paul O’Brien.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 8757 words.

This chapter first discusses how due process has attracted increased attention in international competition law dialogue. This can be attributed to three factors: the globalization of...

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5 Procedural Fairness in Chinese Antitrust

Jingun (Mary) Ma and D. Daniel Sokol.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 17 pages. 6736 words.

This chapter discusses China's antitrust laws. The Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) took effect in August 2008. In many ways, the AML appears similar to competition laws in other jurisdictions,...

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Part Two The Georgia Constitution and Commentary, Art.IX Counties and Municipal Corporations

Melvin B. Hill Jr. and G. LaVerne Williamson Hill.

in The Georgia State Constitution

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 32 pages. 13919 words.

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10 Due Process of Law and the Brazilian Antitrust Agency

Paula A. Forgioni and Alessandra Forgioni.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 7501 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the Brazilian antitrust legislation and practice from the standpoint of procedural fairness. It begins with a summary of the legislative evolution that...

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Part III Human Health and Human Rights, 13 Healthy Oceans for Healthy Lives: The Contribution of the World Health Organization to Global Ocean Governance

Stefania Negri.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 11040 words.

This chapter focuses on the contribution of the World Health Organization (WHO) to global ocean governance. It first provides an overview of ‘oceans and human health’ as a new...

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Part II Commercial Banking, 8 The Standardized Approach

Simon Gleeson.

in Gleeson on the International Regulation of Banking

August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 36 pages. 14306 words.

This chapter focuses on the standardized approach, which is the bedrock of the Basel system. Although many of the largest banks are internal ratings-based banks, there is probably no bank...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 17 Improving Social Conditions

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 32 pages. 16459 words.

The concern of the United Nations (UN) with improving social conditions is expressed in the various parts of the UN Charter. Improving social conditions is seen not only as a goal in its...

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2 The Case for Global Best Practices in Antitrust Due Process and Procedural Fairness

D. Daniel Sokol.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 27 pages. 10492 words.

This chapter explores the nature of procedural fairness issues in global antitrust. It explains the justifications for procedural fairness and the drivers for why such concerns have become...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 18 Improving Economic Wellbeing

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 8848 words.

This chapter examines the UN’s role in improving economic wellbeing. One of the UN’s main purposes is to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic problems. To...

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9 The IMO: Ship-sourced Emissions, Climate Change, and Global Ocean Governance

Edmund Hughes.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 27 pages. 12366 words.

This chapter focusses on the vexed question of climate change and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) attempts to control and reduce ship-sourced emissions. It notes that, while...

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Part I Marine Living Resources and Marine Biodiversity, 3 The Work of the International Civil Aviation Organization in Respect of Global Ocean Governance

Gerasimos Rodotheatos.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 10119 words.

This chapter focuses on the work of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in respect to global ocean governance. ICAO, which was created to replace the International...

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Art.26 Habilitation and Rehabilitation

Jerome Bickenbach and Dimitrios Skempes.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 29 pages. 17110 words.

This chapter examines Article 26 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which reaffirms the relevance of rehabilitation as a means for the full...

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Part II Commercial Banking, 9 Model-Based Approaches to Risk Weighting

Simon Gleeson.

in Gleeson on the International Regulation of Banking

August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 8120 words.

This chapter discusses the Basel risk model. Every financial institution expects to suffer some level of default. Consequently, all properly run banks make provisions for some level of...

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Art.35 Reports by States Parties

Arlene Kanter.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 22 pages. 11990 words.

This chapter examines Article 35 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which sets out the requirements for reporting by states parties to the...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 24 Protecting the Environment

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 19 pages. 11238 words.

The United Nations (UN) has taken action to protect the environment despite the absence of any explicit mention of the environment or its protection in the UN Charter. The UN has ‘played a...

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Part I Marine Living Resources and Marine Biodiversity, 2 The Work of the UNESCO-IOC in Respect of Global Ocean Governance

Peter Ehlers.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 33 pages. 15843 words.

This chapter focuses on the work of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), a separate unit of UNESCO, in respect to global ocean governance. The functions of IOC are part of...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 21 Disaster Relief

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 12158 words.

This chapter begins by discussing the notion of disaster relief. Disaster relief is the relief provided by entities following a disaster, for present purposes, by actors outside the state...

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