Edward Elgar Publishing - Law

11 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com LAW TITLES PUBLISHED OCT – DEC 2022 A Research Agenda for Social Welfare Law, Policy and Practice Edited by Michael Adler, The University of Edinburgh, UK ‘Michael Adler brings together a sharply focused selection of contributions that provide key insights into the issues facing social welfare law, now and in the future. This collection provides an in-depth discussion of the research challenges spanning different branches of law and methodological approaches, focused on different social welfare policies and on contemporary organisational developments. It makes a compelling case for how future developments in social welfare law, policy and practice need to be considered in a post-Brexit, post-Covid world. In doing so, it delivers a timely and significant agenda for research.’ – Gráinne McKeever, Ulster University, UK Dec 2022 c 336 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 632 2 c £110.00 / c $160.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Research Agendas Bankruptcy: Law and Practice Alaric Watson, Gatehouse Chambers and Stephen Baister, Wedlake Bell LLP, Manolete Partners plc and 3 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, formerly Chief Bankruptcy Registrar of the High Court, UK ‘A much needed, up-to-date, and wide ranging review and eminent comment on bankruptcy in England and Wales. This isn’t only a go to book for legislative updates and comment but the writers have considered the historical background and context needed when considering bankruptcy matters. This is an excellent read not just for industry professionals but for those with even a general interest in bankruptcy.’ – Ian Defty, Begbies Traynor group, UK Key Features: • Exploration of the jurisdictional and procedural requirements for initiating bankruptcy proceedings and their immediate effects • Insights into the role and powers of the official receiver and the trustee in bankruptcy, and the administration of the estate and the realisation of assets • Investigation into the undoing of antecedent transactions • Discussion of the processing of creditors’ claims and the distribution of dividends and how orders may be reviewed, appealed or annulled Dec 2022 c 400 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 590 9 c £165.00 / c $235.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Corporate and Insolvency Law and Practice series A Research Agenda for Financial Crime Edited by Barry Rider OBE, University of Cambridge, UK ‘This is an impressive array of experts with practical experience of the fight against all kinds of financial crime. Their agenda for indepth research into the surge facing legislators, prosecutors, courts and regulators is thoughtprovoking. Conclusion: unless Governments resource more research and take more effective measures to prevent and punish financial crime things will only get worse, everywhere and for everyone except the criminals.’ – Sir John Mummery, former Lord Justice of Appeal and former President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal Dec 2022 c 224 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 133 8 c £90.00 / c $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Research Agendas Novel Beings Regulatory Approaches for a Future of New Intelligent Life Edited by David Lawrence, Durham University and Sarah Morley, Newcastle University, UK ‘As technologies lead inexorably to the creation of intelligent beings, the need to find practical solutions to questions of moral value, status, and resulting obligations becomes increasingly urgent. This important collection depicts challenges and marks a significant advancement in the field of biolaw in its articulation of potential proactive and reactive regulatory solutions.’ – Emma G. Cave, Durham University, UK Dec 2022 c 256 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 925 5 c £95.00 / c $140.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Law, Technology and Society series Interpretivism and the Limits of Law Edited by Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki, Jagellonian University, Krakow, Poland, Francesca Poggi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy and Izabela Skoczeń, Jagellonian University, Krakow, Poland ‘This volume makes important contributions to the literature on legal interpretation and is essential reading for any jurisprudential scholar or legal practitioner concerned to understand how the content of the law depends on the communicative content that lawgivers intend to transmit. A very worthwhile read.’ – Alexander Sarch, University of Surrey School of Law, UK Dec 2022 c 270 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 931 0 c £90.00 / c $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Studies in Legal Theory