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

By Jane K. Winn

Up to now, there were few theoretical inquiries into the connection among the technological innovation and uncomplicated targets of patron safety legislation. This ebook addresses this desire by means of contemplating the influence of technological innovation at the foundations of shopper advocacy, contracting behaviour, keep an eye on over highbrow capital and knowledge privateness. the gathering provides a distinct and well timed standpoint on those matters. The authors, across the world popular specialists, from diversified parts akin to client concerns in know-how markets, agreement, and highbrow estate supply a clean point of view on those subject matters. Contributions offer novel techniques to the query of what patron safety could include within the context of technological innovation. The publication can be a useful source to teachers and researchers in legislations and public coverage and is definitely obtainable to graduate and undergraduate scholars operating in those parts.

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Air Travel: How Safe is It? by Laurie Taylor

By Laurie Taylor

Regardless of the excessive criteria of safeguard in civil air delivery, aviation failures proceed to ensue. This e-book examines the hazards on the topic of air shuttle - human elements, the average and operational environments, and man-made difficulties comparable to sabotage - and indicates the place managers have succeeded and failed.

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Financial Privacy: An International Comparison of Credit by Nicola Jentzsch

By Nicola Jentzsch

In this up to date version, writer Nicola Jentzsch presents an in-depth research of the economics and law of monetary privateness. You get a comparative assessment of credits reporting platforms within the US and within the 27 member states of the eu Union. this is often the "most in-depth research of the historical past and economics of credits reporting to date," based on David Medine, former affiliate Director of the U.S. Federal exchange Commission.

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The Liability of Classification Societies (Hamburg Studies by Nicolai I. Lagoni

By Nicolai I. Lagoni

Because the legal responsibility of send vendors is restricted, category societies were regarded as exempt from legal responsibility. This ebook analyses which activities of type societies can provide upward thrust to claims and even if the societies could be held in charge lower than English, German or American maritime legislations. moreover, it develops the elemental elements of a global conference at the difficulty of the legal responsibility of class societies.

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Politics at the Airport by Mark B. Salter, Peter Adey, Colin J. Bennett, Gillian Fuller

By Mark B. Salter, Peter Adey, Colin J. Bennett, Gillian Fuller

Few websites are extra symbolic of either the possibilities and vulnerabilities of up to date globalization than the foreign airport.

Politics on the Airport brings jointly best students to ascertain how airports either form and are formed by means of present political, social, and monetary stipulations. concentrating on the ways in which airports became securitized, the essays handle a variety of practices and technologies—from structure, biometric id, and CCTV platforms to “no-fly lists” and the privatization of border control—now being deployed to border the social sorting of secure and probably harmful travelers.

This provocative quantity broadens our figuring out of the connections between energy, area, paperwork, and migration whereas developing the airport as serious to the learn of politics and worldwide life.

Contributors: Peter Adey, Colin J. Bennett, Gillian Fuller, Francisco R. Klauser, Gallya Lahav, David Lyon, Benjamin J. Muller, Valérie November, Jean Ruegg.

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Treue- und Sorgfaltspflichten im englischen und deutschen by Christoph Torwegge

By Christoph Torwegge

Im Wege des systematischen Rechtsvergleichs untersucht Christoph Torwegge die Pflichten der Leitungsorgane von deutschen und englischen Kapitalgesellschaften, die Sicherstellung der Pflichterfüllung sowie etwaige strukturelle Unterschiede zwischen der deepest restricted corporation und der GmbH. Der Autor setzt sich kritisch mit den Regeln beider Rechtsordnungen auseinander.

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Steuerrecht: Grundlagen und Anwendungsfälle aus der by Tim Jesgarzewski, Jens M. (Eds.) Schmittmann, Jens M.

By Tim Jesgarzewski, Jens M. (Eds.) Schmittmann, Jens M. Schmittmann

Steuerrechtliche Kenntnisse sind für ein vorausschauendes Unternehmertum essenziell. Denn unternehmerische Entscheidungen müssen nicht nur vor einem rechtlichen und betriebswirtschaftlichen Hintergrund getroffen werden, sondern auch steuerrechtlichen Anforderungen genügen.
Spezialisten der jeweiligen Fachgebiete liefern einen umfassenden Überblick über die Grundzüge des Steuerrechts, wobei der Praxisbezug stets im Fokus ist. Neben den einzelnen Steuerarten werden auch das Verfahrensrecht einschließlich des finanzgerichtlichen Verfahrens sowie das Haftungsrecht, das zahlreiche Fallstricke für Entscheidungsträger beinhaltet,  behandelt.

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Judging the State in International Trade and Investment Law: by Leïla Choukroune

By Leïla Choukroune

This e-book addresses concerns with the foreign exchange and investment dispute payment structures from a statist perspective, at a time while multilateralism is deeply questioned by the forces of mega-regionalism and political and economic contestation. In overlaying contemporary case law and theoretical discussions, the book’s participants examine the particularities of statehood and the constraints of the dispute cost platforms to pass judgement on sovereign actors as independent regulators.

From a democratic deficit coupled with a deficit of legitimacy in relation to the questionable professionalism, independence and impartiality of adjudicators to the shortcoming of consistency of choices hard crucial public policies, trade and investment disputes have confirmed controversial. These demanding situations demand a rethinking of why, how and what for, are States judged. in response to a “sovereignty smooth” technique, which takes into consideration the newest evolutions of a globalized trade and funding law struggling to place people’s expectancies at its middle, the book offers a finished framework and actually unique standpoint linking many of the elements of “judicial task” to the explicit but encompassing personality of foreign legislation and the guideline of legislation in overseas society. In doing so, it covers a wide number of concerns comparable to worldwide judicial ability development and judicial professionalism from a global and family comparative perspective, alternate liberalisation and States' valid rights and expectancies to guard societal values, the criminal demanding situations of being a kingdom claimant, the makes use of and misuses of imported felony ideas and rules in multidisciplinary adjudications and, finally, the necessity to reunify foreign legislation on a (human) rights dependent approach. 

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