The recent financial crisis has once again stressed the importance of good corporate governance and corporate social responsibility in building trust in the European internal market. It has given rise to a discussion of whether a number of issues should be addressed through regulation or soft law at EU level. These issues relate in particular to the duties of directors in European companies as well as how the board of directors is composed and structured.
Drawing attention first to duties of di [ ... ]
This is the first book in English to provide a detailed guide to the ways into and around the Brazilian economy. Twenty leading Brazilian practitioners describe and interpret laws and regulations governing business set-up procedures, transactions, contracts, financing, taxation, securities, intellectual property, real estate, dispute resolution, environmental protection, and labour. They explore every issue likely to be important to investors, including the following:
competition, mergers and [ ... ]
The rapid and continuing development of the Chinese economy and its markets has made business with China an integral component of the strategies of countless foreign companies, regardless of their size or form. However, in order to turn opportunities into successful enterprises, managers need a practical guide on the legal aspects of conducting business in China, and on the strategies for effectively circumventing unnecessary risks while simultaneously using the legal system to strengthen operat [ ... ]
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides comprehensive analysis of the legislation and rules that determine civil procedure and practice in Russia. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the book’s clear explanation of distinct terminology and application of rules.
The structure follows the classical chapters of a handbook on civil procedure: beginning with the judicial organization of the courts, ju [ ... ]
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of the law covering merchants’ status and obligations – including the laws governing state intervention in economic activities – in the United States provides quick and easy guidance on such commercial and economic matters as business assets, negotiable instruments, commercial securities, and regulation of the conditions of commercial transactions. Lawyers who handle transnationa [ ... ]
The thirty-fifth volume of the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business examines a variety of timely issues, including those relating to commercial and corporate law, dispute resolution, and intellectual property and the Internet, as well as a rage of general topics.
Practitioners and academics from the United States, Venezuela, Singapore, India, Ukraine, Japan, the Czech Republic, Italy, Nigeria, Mongolia, Romania, and Portugal treat matters ranging from resource development, tax ar [ ... ]
This edition of the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business surveys issues involved in post-employment employer-employee relations and the ability of employers to control the conduct of a former employee.
The survey's introductory chapter provides a general review of issues in te context of multiple jurisdictions, followed by country-by-country analyses of 17 jurisdictions, encompassing reports on Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Lux [ ... ]
Derived from Kluwer’s multi-volume Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, the largest and most detailed database of M&A know-how available anywhere in the world, this work by a highly experienced partner in the leading international law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP provides a concise, practical analysis of current law and practice relating to mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies in the European Union. The book offers a clear explanation of each step i [ ... ]
Autorul atacă în lucrare (prima de acest fel publicată în România) toate problemele sensibile care au făcut obiectul disputelor din MEDIA legate de riscurile și impactul tehnologiei actuale utilizată în exploatarea gazelor de șist: fracturarea hidraulică și condițiile colaterale de aplicare – apa, aditivii din noroiul de foraj, problema seismicității induse, impactul forajelor asupra sănătății, asupra pânzelor freatice, a încălzirii globale și, nu [ ... ]
Poezia lui Lucaci îşi trăieşte VARA (o altă metaforă exemplară pentru starea sa de fapt), adică maturitatea deplină. (…) O POEZIE, care, pe lângă neliniştea metafizică, nu şi-a pierdut nici prospeţimea, nici virginitatea, nici ingenuitatea.
De acum, antologiile 80-90 ar trebui să ţină cont (ceea ce nu prea au făcut până acum!) şi de numele lui Sorin Lucaci – şi să îl prindă, cu atenţie, între pagini.
Ritualic, tărăgănat, de-o melancol [ ... ]
To an extent that may surprise many, international arbitral proceedings are prone to serious interference from the obstructive or even criminal behaviour of interested ‘stakeholders’. Numerous anecdotes involving not only bribery and subornation but actual violent threats of retaliation have emerged since the editors of this book addressed an audience at the Vienna Arbitration Days 2010, at which time they used the popular term guerilla – denoting such tactics as ambushes, sabo [ ... ]
The day-to-day business of international trade is primarily an undertaking between two private businesses based on a contract drafted and negotiated between the two parties for performance by them with occasional third-party assistance. It is this down-to-earth point of view that has caused this incomparable one-volume work to be treasured by business people and their counsel through four previous editions. The book’s much-appreciated precise information on a wide variety of issues encount [ ... ]
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides comprehensive analysis of the law affecting the physician-patient relationship in Italy. Cutting across the traditional compartments with which lawyers are familiar, medical law is concerned with issues arising from this relationship, and not with the many wider juridical relations involved in the broader field of health care law.
After a general introduction, the book systematica [ ... ]
Liviu Constantinescu a fost profesor de geofizică la Universitatea din București și membru al Academiei
Române. A organizat și condus Observatorul Geomagnetic Național Surlari și, succesiv, secțiile de geofizică din câteva institute ale Academiei. În cercetare a adus contribuții în domeniul câmpurilor naturale ale Pământului și în seismologie. A fost membru al mai multor organizații științifice internaționale, vicepreședinte al Uniunii Internaționale de [ ... ]
As cross-border business transactions are nowadays routine matters for business entities all over the world, the related legal aspects are becoming more and more complex. This book provides a structured introduction to the law and practice of investment deals (e.g. greenfield projects, M&As and hybrid forms) and of non-investment transactions (e.g. trade, technology transfer and services). Substantive law issues, procedural aspects, and skills related considerations such as contract drafting [ ... ]
The Yearbook Commercial Arbitration continues its longstanding commitment to serving as a primary resource for the international arbitration community with reporting on arbitral awards and court decisions applying the leading arbitration conventions, as well as on arbitration legislation and rules.
Volume XXXVIII (2013) includes:
excerpts of arbitral awards made under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Co [ ... ]