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Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe

Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi and Stephen Weatherill (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.001.0001

Private persons often stand surety for a business debt incurred by family members, friends, or employers. These suretyships are commonly banking guarantees contracted by means of standard terms. ... More

Law and Anthropology

Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Michael Freeman and David Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.001.0001

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to ... More

Judicial Transformations

Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.001.0001

Fundamental rights are exploding across all areas of law in Europe. This rights revolution is transforming European judicial culture and the judge's political role at breakneck speed. Not only have ... More

The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution

The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution: A Comparative Introduction

Gerhard Dannemann

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199533114
eISBN:
9780191705526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533114.001.0001

This book provides a description of the German law of unjustified enrichment. It explains how German law generally allows restitution for transfers made without legal ground (rather than on the basis ... More

Gifts

Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law

Richard Hyland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343366
eISBN:
9780199867776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343366.001.0001

This book studies the law governing the giving and revocation of gifts. Gift-giving is everywhere governed by social and customary norms before it encounters the law. Moreover, the giving of gifts ... More

Measuring Judicial Activism

Measuring Judicial Activism

Stefanie A. Lindquist and Frank B. Cross

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195370850
eISBN:
9780199870790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370850.001.0001

This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions to this controversial subject. The main aim of the book is to shift the focus of the academic and political debate over judicial activism ... More

Japanese Law

Japanese Law

Hiroshi Oda

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.001.1

This text contains the latest edition of this book. It covers the basis of the Japanese legal system, the civil code, business related laws, and other laws including criminal law and procedure, and ... More

Judicial Deliberations

Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.001.0001

This book compares how and why the European Court of Justice, the French Cour de cassation, and the United States Supreme Court offer different approaches for generating judicial accountability and ... More

On Common Laws

On Common Laws

H. Patrick Glenn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227655
eISBN:
9780191713606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227655.001.0001

The concept of common law has been one of the most important conceptual instruments of the western legal tradition, but it has been neglected by legal theory and legal history for the last two ... More

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

J.W.F. Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.001.0001

The development of an autonomous English public law has been accompanied by persistent problems — a lack of systematic principles, dissatisfaction with judicial review procedure, and uncertainty ... More

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