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This book deals with convergences of legal doctrine despite jurisdictional, cultural, and political barriers, and of divergences due to such barriers, examining topics that are of vital importance to contemporary legal scholars. Written by leading scholars from more than twenty countries, its thirty-two chapters present a comparative analysis of cutting-edge legal topics of the 21st century. While each of the countries covered stands alone as a sovereign state, in a technologically advanced world their disparate systems nonetheless show comparable strategies in dealing with complex legal issues. The book is a critical addition to the library of any scholar hoping to keep abreast of the major trends in contemporary law. It covers a vast area of topics that are dealt with from a comparative point of view and represents the current state of law in each area.
Private Law and Fundamental Rights Financial Crises Disgorgement of Profits Private Ordering in Family Law Foreign Law Corruption on International Commercial Contracts Civil and Commercial Mediation Genetic Technology Food Security and Food Safety Minority Investors Commercial Law and Consumer Protection Company Law and the Law of Succession License Contracts, Free Software and Creative Commons Whistleblowing Around the World Security Interests in Transport Vehicles Infringement of Human Rights Rights of the Child Foreign Language on National Legal Orders Legal Culture and Universal Justice
Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017
Law and Criminology
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