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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...

  • 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...

  • Fraud and Corruptionby Nigel Iyer; Martin Samociuk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Executives are under enormous pressure to meet stakeholder expectations regarding the prevention of fraud and corruption. However, the drive to demonstrate that they are complying with legislative requirements and high principles has, in many cases, overshadowed the need to deal with the problem itself. As a result, fraud and corruption remain a significant... 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 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...

  • Principles of the English Law of Obligationsby Andrew Burrows

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99

    Students will find this book an invaluable overview of the guiding principles of the English law of obligations. Written by a leading team of experts, it covers the central topics of Contract, Tort and Equitable Wrongs, Unjust Enrichment, and Remedies. more...

  • Corporate Accountabilityby Karin Lukas; Barbara Linder; Astrid Kutrzeba; Claudia Sprenger

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Whilst many of us would agree that human rights are more important than corporate profits, the reality is often different; such realities as child labour and environmental destruction caused by corporate activities make this patently clear. Recognising that balancing human rights and business interests can be problematic, Corporate Accountability considers... more...

  • International Business Law and the Legal Environmentby Larry A. DiMatteo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    International Business Law and the Legal Environment provides business students with a strong understanding of the legal principles that govern doing business internationally. Not merely about compliance, this book emphasizes how to use the law to create value and competitive advantage. DiMatteo?s transactional approach walks students through... more...

  • Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Lawby Paul B. Miller; Andrew S. Gold

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 114.99

    Bringing together leading theorists to analyse critically important philosophical questions at the intersection of contract and fiduciary law, Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law demonstrates that these two areas of law, while distinctive, are deeply intertwined. more...