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  • Die zivilrechtliche Haftung für Fehler von Ethikkommissionenby Susanne Listl

    Springer 2011; US$ 89.95

    Ethikkommissionen haben f r die klinische Forschung an Bedeutung gewonnen. Demgegen ber steht, dass Mitglieder ehrenamtlich t tig werden und dass es vielf ltige landesrechtliche Ausgestaltungsformen gibt. Ethikkommissionen k nnen Schaden verursachen, indem sie Forschungsvorhaben im Vorfeld verhindern oder rechtlich nicht einwandfreie Forschung zulassen.... more...

  • International Neurolawby Tade Matthias Spranger

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    Whereas the past few years have repeatedly been referred to as the "era of biotechnology", most recently the impression has emerged that at least the same degree of attention is being paid to the latest developments in the field of neurosciences. It has now become nearly impossible to maintain an overview of the number of research projects... more...

  • A Comparative Look at Regulation of Corporate Tax Avoidanceby Karen B. Brown

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    This volume provides a fascinating look at the anti-tax avoidance strategies employed by more than fifteen countries in eastern and western Europe, Canada, the Pacific Rim, Asia, Africa, and the United States. It surveys the similarities and differences in anti-avoidance regimes and contains detailed chapters for each country surveying the moral and... more...

  • Privacy Impact Assessmentby David Wright; Paul de Hert

    Springer 2012; US$ 59.95

    Virtually all organisations collect, use, process and share personal data from their employees, customers and/or citizens. In doing so, they may be exposing themselves to risks, from threats and vulnerabilities, of that data being breached or compromised by negligent or wayward employees, hackers, the police, intelligence agencies or third-party service... more...

  • International Trade Policies and Climate Change Governanceby P.K. Rao

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This work offers a synthesis of the current approaches toward an integration of international trade and climate change, with a view to fostering potential improvements in policies and institutions affecting these. A number of pragmatic measures are proposed with reference to the WTO and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)... more...

  • The Need for an Integrated Regulatory Regime for Aviation and Spaceby Ram S. Jakhu; Tommaso Sgobba; Paul Stephen Dempsey

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    In the new space age after the end of the Cold War, orbit and frequency allocations, traffic control, safety, and a number of support services such as space weather forecast and orbital debris monitoring need to be coordinated transparently and effectively by clear rules at an international level. The establishment of an international civil space regulatory... more...

  • Extreme Speech and Democracyby Ivan Hare; James Weinstein

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99

    A commitment to free speech is a fundamental precept of all liberal democracies. However, democracies can differ significantly when addressing the constitutionality. of laws regulating certain kinds of speech. In the United States, for instance, the. commitment to free speech under the First Amendment has been held by the Supreme. Court to protect... more...

  • The Science of a Legislatorby Knud Haakonssen

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 42.00

    Combining the methods of the modern philosopher with those of the historian of ideas, Knud Haakonssen presents an interpretation of the philosophy of law which Adam Smith developed out of - and partly in response to - David Hume's theory of justice. While acknowledging that the influences on Smith were many and various, Dr Haakonssen suggests that... more...

  • Employers' Liability and Workers' Compensationby Gerhard Wagner; Ken Oliphant

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 238.00

    The study will consist of reports from different countries and will focus on the compensation of occupational diseases and accidents. Issues like discrimination, moral or sexual harassment and other damages claims of employees will be dealt with in the reports for some countries. Major aspects of the reports will be a description of different existing... more...

  • Staatshaftung in Europaby Oliver Dörr

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 280.00

    This reference work provides a systematic presentation of the liability systems in EU member states for the first time. Similarities and differences between EU states? various legal systems are presented and also explained in terms of Union Law. In addition, approaches to establishing a uniform state liability law in the future are outlined. more...