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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Enron and Corporate Law Reform in the UK and the European Community

Paul L. Davies.

in Corporate Governance in Context

November 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13839 words.

The collapse of Enron and of a number of other companies in the United States over the period between late 2001 and the middle of 2002 has had a striking impact on the process of corporate...

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The Role of Arbitration within Today's Challenges to the World Community and to International Law

Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel.

in Arbitration International

June 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 5903 words.

Equal Pay—The European Dimension

Aileen McColgan.

in Just Wages for Women

October 1997; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 18085 words.

When the UK joined the European Economic Community in 1973 it accorded Community law supremacy within the national legal system, a fact which has impacted profoundly on the matter of equal...

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Corporate Power and Responsibility

J. E. Parkinson.

April 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 502 pages.

This book argues that it should be the function of company law to promote public interest. Examining a number of topical and controversial issues from this perspective, including the...

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Contract Law Beyond the State

Prince Saprai.

in Contract Law Without Foundations

February 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 17646 words.

This chapter reflects on the increasing emergence of transnational efforts at both the global and regional level to bring about the greater convergence of national contract law regimes. The...

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An introduction to the law of torts

Lee Roach.

in Card & James' Business Law

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 4493 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to the law of torts. It explains that the objectives of tort law are to compensate those who suffer harm, to deter conduct that causes harm, and to...

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The General Counsel Leading the Charge

E. Norman Veasey and Christine T. Di Guglielmo.

in Indispensable Counsel

May 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 14260 words.

One of the fundamental duties of the general counsel is the promotion of ethical conduct within the corporate organization, resulting with the moniker “guardian of the corporate integrity”....

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Setting Social Standards for and Beyond the European Union

Tonia Novitz.

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike

March 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 12838 words.

This chapter focuses on the European Union's adoption of social policy, from which the right to strike is excluded. The setting of social standards in the European Union has been limited by...

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SRI Governance Beyond the State

Benjamin J. Richardson.

in Socially Responsible Investment Law

July 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 26837 words.

Many codes, standards, and other mechanisms to govern the SRI market have been developed by the SRI community itself. This chapter examines these initiatives, focusing on the UN Environment...

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The SRI Agenda: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

Benjamin J. Richardson.

in Socially Responsible Investment Law

July 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 20959 words.

This chapter explores SRI in practice, unveiling how differences in the character of environmental and social issues influence financiers' responses. It contrasts the responses of the SRI...

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The Postmodern Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo.

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

September 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Company and Commercial Law. 12982 words.

Chapter 3 introduces the postmodern corporation, a recent addition to the corporate landscape. Whereas the modern corporation is characterized primarily by the drive to maximize shareholder...

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The Personal Employment Contract

Mark Freedland.

December 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 608 pages.

This book is an analytical study of the current English law of traditional contracts of employment and of other personal employment contracts. Concentrating on the common law basis of...

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The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo.

September 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Company and Commercial Law. 256 pages.

The role of the business corporation in modern society is a controversial one. Some fear and object to the use of corporate power and influence over governments, legislation, and culture....

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The Evolution of Corporate Criminal Law

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds

August 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 17590 words.

This chapter focuses on the evolution of corporate criminal law in America. The historical phases of the substantive corporate criminal law discussed in the chapter share the tension...

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Corporate Governance Crises and Related Party Transactions: A Post-Parmalat Agenda

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P.M. Vermeulen.

in Corporate Governance in Context

November 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13473 words.

This chapter focuses on the regulation of related party transactions by corporate managers and transactions by controlling shareholders which conflict with the interests of minority...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership as Megaregulation

Benedict Kingsbury, Paul Mertenskötter, Richard B. Stewart and Thomas Streinz.

in Megaregulation Contested

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 18868 words.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) brings into legal effect a new form of inter-governmental economic ordering and regulatory governance on an extended “megaregional” scale. This chapter...

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Harmonization: Top Down, Bottom Up—and Now Sideways?

Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss.

in Megaregulation Contested

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13244 words.

This chapter examines the impulse to include intellectual property within the scope of a megaregional trade agreement that is largely devoted to the promotion of a particular vision of...

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The framework of company law

Brenda Hannigan.

in Company Law

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company Law. 12804 words.

2-1 The subject of this work is the law governing registered companies, that is companies registered under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and its predecessors.

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International Company Law

Paul Davies.

in Introduction to Company Law

September 2010; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company Law. 8075 words.

Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. Some UK-incorporated companies have...

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What Is an MDSJ?

Christopher M. Bruner.

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law; Comparative Law. 3899 words.

This chapter sets out an “ideal type” of “market-dominant small jurisdiction” (MDSJ), identifying the central, consequential features giving rise to such jurisdictions’ competitive...

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