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Author / Creator:Fenwick, Mark, author.
Imprint:Oxford, UK ; Portland, OR : Hart Publishing, 2018.
Description:xxiii, 215 pages ; 25 cm
Subject:Commercial law.
International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.
Foreign trade regulation.
Commercial law.
Foreign trade regulation.
International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Wrbka, Stefan, 1976- author.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • II. Structure and Topics
  • A. Origins
  • B. Net-widening'
  • III. Justification and Rationale
  • IV. Corporate Criminal Liability Doctrines
  • V. Post-2000 Procedural innovation
  • VI. New Legal Risk
  • VII. Concluding Remarks
  • Selected Further Reading
  • 7. E-Commerce Law
  • I. Outline
  • 1. Consumer Law
  • II. The Development of E-Commerce
  • III. E-Commerce and the Law
  • A. E-Commerce Law in the US
  • B. E-Commerce Law in the EU
  • C. E-Commerce Law in Asia, South America and Africa
  • D. E-Commerce Law and UNCITRAL
  • E. E-Commerce Law and the OECD
  • F. E-Commerce Law and the WTO
  • G. E-Commerce Law and WIPO
  • H. E-Commerce Law and ICANN
  • I. Outline
  • I. E-Commerce Law and the Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • J. Additional E-Commerce Law Initiatives
  • IV. Concluding Remarks on Pending Issues and Challenges for E-Commerce Law
  • Selected Further Reading
  • Conclusion: The Future of Business Law?
  • I. Outline
  • II. A New Digital World
  • A. A World of 'Ubiquitous Computing'
  • B. A World of 'Unmediated' Communication
  • C. A World of Freedom and Opportunity
  • II. Background Information with a Focus on EU Consumer Law
  • D. A World of Risk and Uncertainty
  • E. A World Where Creativity Matters More than Experience or Status
  • F. A World of 'Influencers' and 'Co-creators'
  • G. A 'Global' World
  • H. A World of Technological Innovation
  • III. Doing Business in a Digital Age
  • IV. Regulating Business in a Digital Age
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • Index
  • A. General Comments on Consumer Law
  • B. Consumer Law in the EU as a Prime Example of Transnational Consumer Law
  • III. The Current Situation of Consumer Law at the EU Level
  • IV. Taking Transnational (EU) Consumer Law to the Next Level
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • Selected Further Reading
  • Table of Cases
  • 2. Product Liability Law
  • I. Outline
  • II. General Remarks and Early History of Product Liability Law
  • III. Product Liability in Selected Jurisdictions
  • A. Product Liability Law in the US
  • B. Product Liability Law in the EU
  • i. General Remarks
  • ii. Selected Issues
  • C. Product Liability Law Elsewhere
  • i. General Remarks
  • Table of Legislation
  • ii. The People's Republic of China as One of the More Recent Strict Liability Examples
  • iii. Canada-An Exception to the Rule
  • IV. Some Pending Issues
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • Selected Further Reading
  • 3. Warranty Law
  • I. Outline
  • II. Warranty Law in Early Times
  • III. Warranty Law in Modem Times
  • A. Warranty Law in the United States
  • List of Abbreviations
  • i. General Remarks
  • ii. Warranty Law and the Uniform Commercial Code
  • iii. The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • iv. Lemon Laws
  • B. Warranty Law in the EU
  • i. The pan-EU situation
  • ii. The Situation in the Member States
  • iii. Further Harmonisation Endeavours at the EU Level
  • C. Warranty Law in Other Selected Jurisdictions
  • i. General Remarks
  • Introduction
  • ii. Warranty Law in the People's Republic of China
  • iii. Warranty Law in South Korea
  • iv. Warranty Law in Australia
  • D. Attempts to Harmonise Warranty Law at a Global Level-the Example of the United Nations Sales Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • IV. The Phenomenon of Planned Obsolescence-a Contemporary Challenge for Warranty Law
  • A. What is Planned Obsolescence?
  • B. Warranty Law and Planned Obsolescence
  • i. Planned Obsolescence as a Potentially Relevant Warranty Case?
  • ii. Planned Obsolescence and the Issue of Time
  • V. Concluding Remarks on the Challenges for Warranty Law from a Transnational Perspective
  • I. Context and Themes
  • Selected Further Reading
  • 4. Compensatory Collective Redress and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • I. Outline
  • II. Collective Actions
  • A. Collective Actions and the Access-to-Justice Project
  • B. Collective Redress in General
  • C. Collective Redress in Common Law Countries
  • D. Collective Redress in the EU
  • i. Collective Redress at the Pan-EU Level
  • ii. Collective Redress at the EU Member State Level
  • A. The Business Challenges of a Global, Inn ovation-driven Economy
  • iii. On the Possible Future of Compensatory Collective Redress in the EU
  • E. Concluding Remarks: Jurisdictional issues in a Transnational Context
  • III. Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • A. Alternative Dispute Resolution in General
  • B. Traditional Alternative Dispute Resolution in the US
  • C. Traditional Alternative Dispute Resolution in Asia and Africa
  • D. Traditional Alternative Dispute Resolution in the EU
  • E. Online Dispute Resolution
  • F. Concluding Remarks: Pending Issues and Challenges for ODR
  • Selected Further Reading
  • B. The 'Complex' Character of the Contemporary Regulatory Environment
  • 5. Corporate Governance
  • I. Outline
  • II. The Agency Cost Problem'
  • III. Improving the Board of Directors
  • A. Board Evaluation
  • IV. Mobilising Institutional Investors
  • A. The Investment Landscape Today and the Need for Shareholder Engagement
  • B. Regulatory Measures Designed to Promote Shareholder Engagement
  • i. General Shareholder Rights
  • ii. Measures Providing for Special Shareholder Rights
  • C. The Limits of Compliance and Private Enforcement
  • iii. Measures Requiring Disclosure of Ownership and Control Information
  • iv. Measures Requiring Engagement on Board Composition
  • v. Measures Requiring Engagement on Remuneration
  • vi. Measures Requiring Engagement over Voting
  • vii. Stewardship Codes and Corporate Governance Principles
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • Selected Further Reading
  • 6. Corporate Criminal Law
  • I. Outline
  • II. A History of Corporate Criminal Law