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  • Contract and Control in the Entertainment Industryby Steve Greenfield; Guy Osborn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the contractual relationships of creative artists within a number of areas of the entertainment industry. Whilst it focuses specifically on football, cricket, boxing and music, developments within other parts of the entertainment business are observed. The book also charts the concessions (artistic, professional and personal) that... more...

  • Statutory Priorities in Corporate Insolvency Lawby Christopher F. Symes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Who enjoys statutory preferred creditor status? What justifications exist for jurisdictions to maintain statutes that favour 'priority' creditors over other creditors and contributories? This book examines preferential debts derived from specific legislative provisions applying to corporate insolvency. In exploring the concept of preferential treatment,... more...

  • Audit in a Democracyby Paul Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Exploring the role of public sector audit in emerging democracies and developing countries, this book provides an account of the relationship between the public sector auditor, the legislature and executive government. In particular, it introduces public sector audit's capacity to assess government agencies' compliance with the law and their management... more...

  • The Liability of the Holding Company for the Debts of its Insolvent Subsidiariesby Andrew Muscat

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This work deals with the liability of the holding company for the debts of its insolvent subsidiaries. In analyzing the current position under English law, the work challenges as outmoded and inadequate the virtual dogma that a holding company is not answerable for the debts of its insolvent subsidiaries. The study identifies four separate and distinct... more...

  • Fairness in Consumer Contractsby Chris Willett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on unfair contract terms in consumer contracts, in particular the existing legislation and the proposals by the Law Commissions for a new unified regime. In this context it considers, in particular, what we mean by fairness (both procedurally and in substance); the tools used; the European dimension; the move from general principles... more...

  • The Phantom Capitalistsby Michael Levi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes in detail how and why people become involved in long-firm (planned bankruptcy) fraud, the similarities and differences between long-firm fraud and other crimes, the links between bankruptcy fraudsters and other professional and organized criminals, the techniques that fraudsters use, and the social and commercial relationships that... more...

  • The Future of Consumer Credit Regulationby Michelle Kelly-Louw; Peter Rott; James P. Nehf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Effective regulation of consumer credit in modern society is an ever-changing challenge. As new forms of credit emerge in free societies, regulation often lags behind. This volume explores contemporary problems related to the regulation of consumer credit in market economies with a focus on credit extended to the most vulnerable and poorest members... more...

  • Mediation und Konfliktkulturby Detlev Berning

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 26.64

    Dieses Buch untersucht interdisziplinär die Erfolgsfaktoren für Wirtschaftsmediation. Rechtsanwalt und Mediator Dr. iur. Detlev Berning hat renommierte Vertreter aus Wirtschaft, Politik und Wissenschaft eingeladen, Einblick zu geben in die jeweilige Konfliktkultur ihrer Bereiche und in ihre Erfahrungen mit Mediation. Im Fokus steht dabei die Frage,... more...

  • Arbeitsrecht in Großbritannienby Beatrix Tröger; Nadja Roß-Kirsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 20.43

    Das britische Arbeitsrecht unterscheidet sich aufgrund seiner Prägung durch das Common Law wesentlich von den kontinentaleuropäischen Rechtsordnungen. Außerdem führen die Begrifflichkeiten des britischen Arbeitsrechts bei reiner Übersetzung ins Deutsche meist zu Verwirrung und Unverständnis, da ihre Inhalte von den deutschen Bedeutungen abweichen.... more...

  • Treaty Shopping in International Investment Lawby Jorun Baumgartner

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 124.99

    Analysing how arbitral tribunals have dealt with the value judgment at the core of the distinction between 'objectionable' and 'unobjectionable' treaty shopping, this book suggests how States could reform their international investment agreements in order to make them less susceptible to the practice of treaty shopping. more...