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12 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com Dispute Settlement for ASEAN Businesses under the Belt and Road Initiative New Possibilities and Directions Locknie Hsu, Singapore Management University, Singapore ‘Based on most up-to-date and empirical research of the Belt and Road Initiative and its implications for business, this ground-breaking book is of enormous use for practitioners and scholars. Written by a leading expert on international economic law, it is packed with many valuable examples, case studies, judicial observations and practitioner insights.’ – Heng Wang, UNSW Sydney, Australia Dec 2022 c 196 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 268 3 c £75.00 / c $110.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar International Economic Law series Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance in China Jingchen Zhao, Nottingham Trent University, UK ‘Derivative actions are potentially powerful weapons; much has been written about them but there has not been a really comprehensive study of them in China, and yet they are prospectively of great importance. In this work, and employing several pertinent research methods, Professor Zhao engages in a very extensive critical analysis of derivative actions in China and in the broader context of corporate governance that is most admirable and robust. Furthermore the study is very impressively sourced and clearly written.’ – Andrew Keay, University of Leeds, UK Dec 2022 c 296 pp Hardback 978 1 78471 910 4 c £95.00 / c $140.00 eBook • Elgaronline Asian Commercial, Financial and Economic Law and Policy series International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms A Study ofTheir Impact in the UK Brice Dickson, Queen’s University Belfast, UK ‘This landmark analysis combines an insightful exploration of the complex web of human rights monitoring mechanisms to which the UK is subject with a rigorous and trenchant critique of both the UK’s engagement with them and of those mechanisms themselves. It is a tour de force and essential reading.’ – Sir Malcolm Evans, University of Bristol Law School, UK Dec 2022 c 382 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 050 4 c £110.00 / c $160.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Studies in Human Rights Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business A Commentary Edited by Eugenia Macchiavello, University of Genoa, Italy This innovative Commentary boasts contributions from internationally renowned experts with extensive and diverse backgrounds, providing a comprehensive, critical, article-by-article and thematic analysis of the EU Regulation No 1503/2020 on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business (ECSPR). Chapters analyse Member States’ adaptation of their legal frameworks to the ECSPR, underlying similarities, divergences, additional problematic issues and residual regulatory fragmentation. Key Features: • A theoretical and cross-sectoral approach to crowdfunding services and relative regulations • Constant comparison of ECSPR’s provisions with other similar or interrelated EU frameworks • An article-by-article and thematic analysis of the ECSPR, underlying its strengths, innovative characters, and problematic aspects. • Analysis of the implementation of the ECSPR in different countries and adaptation of their legal frameworks, including France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Nordic countries and the Baltics Dec 2022 c 672 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 993 8 c £185.00 / c $260.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Commentaries in Financial Law series The Singapore Convention on Mediation A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation Edited by Guillermo Palao, University of Valencia, Spain This Commentary offers an article-byarticle examination of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the Singapore Convention), as well as insights into the negotiation process through which the Convention was developed. It provides deep theoretical and practical analysis of the Convention and its consequences for the promotion of mediation as a mechanism to solve commercial conflicts with a cross-border character. Key Features: • A comparative approach with perspectives from five continents and a variety of legal traditions • Critical discussion of every stage from the negotiation to the conclusion of the Convention • Sound proposals for the Convention’s implementation and application by States and regional organisations • Contributions from a diverse group of practitioners and academics, including some who were part of the negotiation of the Singapore Convention Dec 2022 c 360 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 484 7 c £155.00 / c $250.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Commentaries in Private International Law series LAW TITLES PUBLISHED OCT – DEC 2022