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  • Capital Gains Taxationby Michael Littlewood; Craig Elliffe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Capital gains taxes pose a host of technical and political design problems and yet, while the literature on the theory of capital gains taxation is substantial, little has been published on how governments have addressed these dilemmas. Written by a team of distinguished international experts, Capital Gains Taxation addresses the gap in the literature;... more...

  • Comparative Administrative Lawby Susan Rose-Ackerman; Peter L. Lindseth; Blake Emerson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    A comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law that builds on the first edition with many new and revised chapters, additional topics and extended geographical coverage. This Research Handbook’s broad, multi-method approach combines history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. This new edition demonstrates... more...

  • International Claims Commissionsby Lea Brilmayer; Chiara Giorgetti; Lorraine Charlton

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    International claims commissions have, over the last few decades, established themselves as important and permanent fixtures in international adjudication. This book provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the workings and mechanics of claims commissions to assess their success and predict their utility in the future. The book authors examines... more...

  • The Normative Foundations of European Competition Lawby Oles Andriychuk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Does competitive process constitute an autonomous societal value or is it a means for achieving more meritorious goals: welfare, growth, integration, and innovation? The hypothesis of The Normative Foundations of European Competition Law is that the former is the case. This insightful book analyses the phenomenon of competition from philosophical,... more...

  • Natural Resources and Sustainable Developmentby Celine Tan; Julio Faundez

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Examining the law, regulation and governance of natural resources, this timely work addresses the conflicts and contradictions arising at the intersection between international economic law, sustainable development and other areas of international law, most notably human rights law and environmental law. Bringing together a collection of legal and... more...

  • Comparative Corporate Governanceby Veronique Magnier

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Comparative Corporate Governance considers the effects of globalization on corporate governance issues and highlights how, despite these widespread consequences, predictions of legal convergence have not come true. By adopting a comparative legal approach, this book explores the disparity between convergence attempts and the persistence of local models... more...

  • The Paradigm of State Consent in the Law of Treatiesby Vassilis Pergantis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    The paradigm of state consent in the law of treaties is increasingly under attack. Which narratives on the treaty concept legitimize or delegitimize the challenges to the consensualist paradigm? Which areas of the law of treaties are more concerned by these attacks? What are the ensuing risks? From consent to be bound to treaty succession, and from... more...

  • Global Capital Marketsby P. M. Vasudev; Susan Watson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This topical volume examines key developments in the law regulating capital markets, drawing on examples from around the world - including United States, Canada, Europe, China, India, and New Zealand. With perspectives from international scholars, chapters look at current issues including the regulation of crowdfunding, efforts in Europe for shareholder... more...

  • Access to Justice and International Organizationsby Pierre Schmitt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Recent examples such as the cholera outbreak in Haiti demonstrate that individual victims of human rights violations by international organizations are frequently left in the cold. Following an examination of the human rights obligations of international organizations, this book scrutinizes their dispute settlement mechanisms as well as the conflict... more...

  • The Legal Protection of Refugees with Disabilitiesby Mary Crock; Laura Smith-Khan; Ron McCallum; Ben Saul

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This ground-breaking book focuses on the ‘forgotten refugees’, detailing people with disabilities who have crossed borders in search of protection from disaster or human conflict. The authors explore the intersection between one of the oldest international human rights treaties, the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, with... more...