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141 p. ; 22 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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1 sheet ([1] p.)
Media & Microtext Center
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1 sheet ([1] p.)
Media & Microtext Center
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1 online resource (433 pages) : illustrations
Governments, or at least the clever ones among them, are aware of the factors guiding business activities. In the course of adopting and enforcing economic legislation, they seek to attract business activities in order to increase national income (and fiscal revenues), generate employment opportunities and, very generally, please voters. Hence economic law may be considered an economic good, as suggested by the title of this book. That function, which most rules of economic law have in the competition of systems, was strengthened by the worldwide liberalization of trade. Today, it is of greater significance than ever before. Lawyers and economists, academics and practitioners from inside and outside Germany have taken a look at the facts and discussed approaches to conceptualizing them. The resulting thirty essays collected in this volume contribute to the interpretation of existing, and the making of new, economic law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783866538580 20160618
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lxvi, 1054 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Part I: The contract of sale: Rights and duties of the parties-- Risk, and related issues-- Property-- The documents-- Remedies for breach-- Miscellaneous issues. Part II: Finance: Methods of financing international sales-- Documentary credits and the sale of contract-- The documents. Part III: Carriage: Substance of carriage contracts-- The bill of lading and the contract of carriage-- Third parties and carriage contracts-- Representations in bills of lading. Part IV: The future: Problems and proposed solutions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780421827103 20160527
Cases & Materials on International Trade Law sets out summaries, extracts from, and analysis of the main cases and other materials on international sale contracts. While all such sale contracts are examined, the book concentrates especially on c.i.f. (costs, insurance, freight) and f.o.b. (free on board) contracts, and variations thereon, under which even today the overwhelming majority of the world's tonnage, and especially of bulk commodities, is shipped. The book covers all aspects of international sale contracts, including transfer of risk and property, documentary requirements, remedies and standardisation issues. Documentary credits are covered, as is the nature of the relationship between each of the trading parties and the sea carrier. The traditional international sale contracts, and traditional documentation, are becoming less suitable than they once were, especially for containerised transport, but also in the bulk commodity trades themselves. Possible alternatives are therefore discussed, including, for example, non-negotiable documentation, electronic bills of lading and the Bolero project. The vulnerability of the system to maritime fraud is examined.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780421827103 20160527
Law Library (Crown)
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xv, 167 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction to International Trade Law-- Frameworks for Understanding-- World Trade Organisation-- Trading Blocs-- Competition-- International Trade Contracts-- Dispute Settlement-- Electronic Commerce.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781876905101 20160527
Essential International Trade Law provides a non-technical examination of the legal aspects of private and public international trade. It covers international sale contracts, carriage by sea, air and land, competition law, international trade organisations (including the World Trade Organisation), world trading blocs, legal liability, and methods of dispute resolution in international trade. It has a chapter dealing with the effect of electronic commerce on international trade, and the legal issues which should be considered in moving from paper-based trading to electronic trading. In many cases, websites are cited which contain full text documents, including international organisations, rules and conventions. This book is a valuable resource to both students of international trade law and Australian businesses wishing to understand the legal framework in which they operate when exporting and importing goods. Essential International Trade Law takes the mystery out of international trade law in a way which is both informative and interesting.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781876905101 20160527
Law Library (Crown)
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152 p. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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xx, 211 p. 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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v. 24 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xii, 285 pages ; 24 cm
  • The "architectural challenge" of international rules
  • A theory of the design of flexibility
  • A brief intellectual history of flexibility in law
  • The twin GATT exceptions : fears and solutions
  • The evolving design of flexibility
  • The bad news
  • The good news
  • The great recession and beyond.
All treaties, from human rights to international trade, include formal exceptions that allow governments to legally break the rules that they have committed to, in order to deal with unexpected events. Such institutional 'flexibility' is necessary, yet it raises a tricky theoretical question: how to allow for this necessary flexibility, while preventing its abuse? Krzysztof Pelc examines how designers of rules in vastly different settings come upon similar solutions to render treaties resistant to unexpected events. Essential for undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars in political science, economics, and law, the book provides a comprehensive account of the politics of treaty flexibility. Drawing on a wide range of evidence, its multi-disciplinary approach addresses the paradoxes inherent in making and bending international rules.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107140868 20161003
Law Library (Crown)
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lxxxvi, 703 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Standard trade terms
  • The Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods 1980
  • Electronic commerce : legal issues and harmonisation
  • The electronic transaction and security issues
  • Transportation of goods by sea : charterparties
  • Bills of lading
  • Bills of lading and common law
  • Carriage of goods by sea : bills of lading and the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971
  • The Hamburg Rules and the Rotterdam Rules
  • International Carriage of Goods by Air
  • International Carriage of Goods by Rail
  • International Carriage of Goods by Road
  • International multimodal transport
  • Marine insurance
  • Letters of credit
  • Civil jurisdiction
  • Choice of law
  • Foreign judgments
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation (conciliation) : an alternative form of dispute resolution
  • Fighting corruption in international business.
International Trade Law offers a clear overview of the complexities of an international sale transaction through informed analysis of case law, legislation, and international conventions and rules. Fully updated with changes to the law and new directions in legal debate, this new edition considers: * Standard trade terms including INCOTERMS 2010, the Convention on International Sales of Goods 1980 and the UNIDROIT Principles for International Commercial Contracts 2004 * E-Commerce issues, including electronic bills of lading * Insurance and payment mechanisms, such as letters of credit and the UCP 600 * International transportation of cargo, including the Rotterdam Rules * Dispute resolution, incorporating jurisdiction, applicable law, arbitration and mediation * Corruption and anti-corruption conventions, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 In addition to clarifying a range of topics through tables and diagrams, the book directs readers to relevant further reading and online resources throughout, offering students an accessible resource to this often challenging area of the law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415659253 20160612
Law Library (Crown)
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xii, 533, 3, 5 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • The institutional framework
  • Investment
  • International trade in goods and services.
Law Library (Crown)
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x, 544 p. ; 24 cm.
The study of international law requires access to a range of materials, many of which are not easily accessible; this book aims to provide students with those documents to which they are likely to be referred in courses on this subject. Extracts from statutes and conventions are provided in their amended and updated form. The book is divided into two parts - Statutes and Conventions - and within each section the material is printed in chronological order and alphabetically within years.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781859412800 20160527
Law Library (Crown)
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xiv, 532 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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xvii, 346 pages ; 25 cm
  • Demise of GATT and the birth of WTO
  • WTO ministerial conferences and negotiations
  • WTO : the road ahead.
Law Library (Crown)
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xix, 614 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction and overview / Thomas Cottier, Rosa M. Lastra, Lucia Satragno and Christian Tietje
  • The role of law in monetary affairs : taking stock / Christian Tietje
  • The international monetary and financial architecture : some institutional aspects / Mario Giovanoli
  • The role of central banks in monetary affairs : a comparative perspective / Rosa M. Lastra
  • Monetary union and the law : some comments / Jean-Victor Louis
  • Global governance of international competitiveness spillovers / Bernard Hoekman
  • Global benchmark interest rates : conflicting objectives and increasing hybridization / Claus D. Zimmermann
  • Credit rating agencies : regulation and financial stability / Iain Macneil
  • Monitoring and surveillance at the international monetary system : what can be learnt from the trade field? / Nadia Rendak
  • The impact of sovereign debt on EU monetary affairs / Annamaria Viterbo
  • Taxation in times of austerity : a question of political economy / Isabel Feichtner
  • Towards an equitable integration of monetary and financial matters, trade and sustainable development / Robert Howse
  • Trade imbalances and multilateral trade cooperation / Juan Marchetti, Michele Ruta and Robert Teh
  • The WTO dispute settlement mechanism in matters involving exchanges rates and trade / Gabrielle Z. Marceau and John J. Maughan
  • Monetary affairs in the WTO trade policy review / Mathias Kende
  • The potential of law and legal methodology in monetary affairs / Thomas Cottier and Lucía Satragno
  • Framework of analysis : towards multilayered governance in monetary affairs / Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann
  • Transparency and monetary affairs / Christine Kaufmann and Rolf H. Weber
  • Human rights and austerity programmes / Markus Krajewski
  • International economic law and macro-prudential regulation / Kern Alexander
  • Relationship between monetary policy and exchange rate policy / François Gianviti
  • Monetary policy measures in investment law : the uneasy relationship between monetary stability and investment protection / Federico Lupo-Pasini.
The global financial crisis and subsequent sovereign debt crisis in Europe demonstrated that the relationship between law and economics in the design of the monetary system must be revisited. International monetary affairs are usually conducted via domestic monetary policies which are formulated by independent central banks and informed mainly by economics, without much room being left to substantive law. Based on the 2012 World Trade Forum, this volume brings together leading scholars, practitioners and policy makers in international economic law in order to examine the potential of law and legal methodology to contribute to international monetary stability. It explores the links between and lessons to be learnt from existing international investment and trading systems and studies some specific policy issues which have a direct impact on monetary affairs, such as exchange rate policy, sovereign debt, taxation, competitiveness, trade imbalances, austerity programmes and human rights.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107063631 20160616
Law Library (Crown)
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309 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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7, 10, 3, 304 p. ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
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135 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
If ever there existed a benign-sounding organisation, it is surely the World Trade Organisation. The WTO is the successor to GATT. According to the WTO itself, its mission is "dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, the legal ground-rules for international commerce and for trade policy. The agreements have three main objectives: to help trade flow as freely as possible; to achieve further liberalisation gradually through negotiation; and to set up an impartial means of settling disputes". This book seeks to illuminate some key issues related to the WTO as well as present a detailed bibliography for future reference.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781560727804 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xliv, 629 p. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)

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