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  • Japan and Civil Jury Trialsby Matthew J. Wilson; Hiroshi Fukurai; Takashi Maruta

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    As societies around the world increasingly face complex challenges, effective solutions are at a premium. In response, reformers have advanced varied forms of jury systems as means of fostering positive political, economic, and social change. Many countries have recently integrated lay participation into their justice systems to effect fundamental... more...

  • Juries in the Japanese Legal Systemby Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this development. It examines the political and socio-legal... more...

  • The Changing Role of Law in Japanby D. Vanoverbeke; J. Maesschalck; D. Nelken

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    How has Japan managed to become one of the most important economic actors in the world, without the corresponding legal infrastructure usually associated with complex economic activities? The Changing Role of Law in Japan offers a comparative perspective on the changing role of law in East Asia, by discussing issues such as society, cultural values,... more...

  • Japan?s Household Registration System and Citizenshipby David Chapman; Karl Jakob Krogness

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Japan?s Household Registration System ( koseki seido ) is an extremely powerful state instrument, and is socially entrenched with a long history of population governance, social control and the maintenance of social order. It provides identity whilst at the same time imposing identity upon everyone registered, and in turn, the state receives validity... more...

  • Competition Law and Policy in Japan and the EUby E. Kameoka

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This exciting new book embarks on a comparative analysis of competition law and policy in Japan and the EU. It provides a clear and carefully researched exposition of the differences between the relevant rules, systems and underlying ideas of the two jurisdictions, together with the relevant historical backgrounds. more...

  • Recht und Praxis der verhaltensbedingten Kündigungby Hermann Heinrich Haas

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.93

    Almost no other aspect of labor law is more dependent on the specific circumstances of each case than dismissal based on the violation of the duties arising out of an employment relationship. With practical usefulness in mind, this volume summarizes the case law of Germany?s labor law courts with a view to case scenarios, both in terms... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Auslandseinsatz von Mitarbeiternby Petra Raspels; Nicole Elert

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 108.82

    This handbook presents the significant labor law principles and problems concerning employees assigned abroad in an application-oriented manner. In addition, it addresses the applicable legal aspects of the work relationship specific to the posting abroad with regard to income tax and social insurance. more...

  • Aktuelle Steuerpolitik und Gesetzgebung 2012by Thomas Rödder

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2013; US$ 37.89

    Aus dem Inhalt: Rödder Wohin entwickelt sich das deutsche Unternehmenssteuerrecht? Schönfeld Wichtige Änderungen zum Unternehmenssteuerrecht im KStG und EStG durch das Jahressteuergesetz 2013 Guldimann/Schauf Das deutsch-schweizer Steuerabkommen: Stand und aktuelle Diskussion Ditz Quo vadis Außensteuergesetz? ? Die geplanten... more...

  • Praxisformularbuch Gesellschaftsrechtby Wolfgang Arens; Franz Tepper

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00

    Open publication Corporate law is a very complex area of law. This new edition of the ?Practical Manual of Corporate Law? offers practice-based knowledge related to every type of company, both for the establishment of company structures as well as for procedural practice. The authors, who are well-versed in the field, take... more...

  • The Quest for Japan's New Constitutionby Christian G. Winkler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the many attempts over the last three decades to revise Japan?s constitution. As the book shows, these attempts at revision have been relatively conservative, aiming to embed in the constitution visions of a different future for Japan. Specific reforms advocated include: enabling Japan to have a more proactive foreign policy, more... more...