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  • Empire of the Fundby William A. Birdthistle

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    Empire of the Fund is an expos? of the way we save now with proposals to fix it. The United States has embarked upon the riskiest experiment in our financial history: to see whether millions of ordinary, untrained citizens can successfully manage trillions of dollars in a system dominated by skilled and powerful financial institutions. more...

  • Ganzheitliches Intellectual Property Management im Unternehmenby Christian Stauf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Christian Stauf geht der Frage nach, wie Unternehmen Innovationen bestmöglich schützen und verwerten können. Dazu entwickelt er einen ganzheitlichen Ansatz, der die Auswahl des Schutzinstrumentariums als Kernelement begreift und das gesamte Spektrum an juristischen und faktischen Instrumenten in das Kalkül einbezieht. Das Produktdesign hebt er dabei... more...

  • China's New Enterprise Bankruptcy Lawby Yongqian Xu; Haizheng Zhang; Rebecca Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    China has recently entered a significant stage in its economic transition with the introduction of a new and seemingly sophisticated bankruptcy law drawing inspiration from mature insolvency systems. However, this new law is likely to face significant challenges within its implementation due to weaknesses in the countries legal and social infrastructure.... more...

  • Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy'by Jane K. Winn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 180.00

    To date, there have been few theoretical inquiries into the relationship between the technological innovation and basic objectives of consumer protection laws. This book addresses this need by considering the impact of technological innovation on the foundations of consumer advocacy, contracting behaviour, control over intellectual capital and information... more...

  • Insolvency Law in East Asiaby Roman Tomasic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 200.00

    Insolvency law reform has become a subject of public urgency in many countries in the past two decades and particularly in much of Asia over the last ten years. This volume provides an overview of insolvency laws and related rules and procedures in the countries of East Asia. The book comprises two introductory chapters dealing with issues such as... more...

  • China's Banking Law and the National Treatment of Foreign-Funded Banksby Wei Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book assesses new developments in and reform of China's banking law system following its accession of the WTO. It focuses on the relationship between GATS/WTO national treatment obligations and China's banking law. Tracing the history of national treatment in China, the book compares the treatment of foreign-funded banks with the treatment of... more...

  • Codifying Contract Lawby Mary Keyes; Therese Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of codifying contract law, this book considers the question from the perspectives of both civil and common law systems, referring in detail to issues of international and consumer law. With contributions from leading international scholars, the chapters present a range of opinions on the virtues of codification,... more...

  • European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Lawby Paul Weismann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The phenomenon of ?agencification? describes the EU legislator?s increasing establishment of European agencies to fulfil tasks in a variety of EU policies. The creation of these decentralised administrative entities raises a number of questions ; for example , on the limits to such delegation of powers, on the agencies? institutional development... more...

  • Nudging - Possibilities, Limitations and Applications in European Law and Economicsby Klaus Mathis; Avishalom Tor

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This anthology provides an in-depth analysis and discusses the issues surrounding nudging and its use in legislation, regulation, and policy making more generally. The 17 essays in this anthology provide startling insights into the multifaceted debate surrounding the use of nudges in European Law and Economics. Nudging is a tool aimed at altering... more...

  • Innovation and IPRs in China and Indiaby Kung-Chung Liu; Uday S. Racherla

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the two most populous nations on earth ? India and China ? in an effort to demystify the interaction between intellectual property rights (IPR) regimes, innovation and economic growth by critically looking at the economic and legal realities. In addition, it analyzes the question of how innovation can best be transformed into IPR,... more...