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  1. Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Edited by Daniel Kraus, Thierry Obrist, Olivier Hari
    The growth of Blockchain technology presents a number of legal questions for lawyers, regulators and industry participants alike. Primarily, regulators must allow Blockchain technology to develop whilst also ensuring it is not being abused. This book addresses the challenges posed by various applications of Blockchain technology, such as cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and initial coin offerings, across different fields of law. Contributors explore whether the problems posed by Blockchain and its applications can be addressed within the present legal system or whether significant rethinking is required. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  2. Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment

    Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment

    Edited by Markus Krajewski, Rhea T. Hoffmann
    Increasing international investment, the proliferation of international investment agreements, domestic legislation, and investor-State contracts have contributed to the development of a new field of international law that defines obligations between host states and foreign investors with investor-State dispute settlement. This involves not only vast sums, but also a panoply of rights, duties, and shifting objectives at the juncture of national and international law and policy. This engaging Research Handbook provides an authoritative account of these diverse investment law issues. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  3. Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Edited by Timo Minssen, Janne R Herrmann, Jens Schovsbo
    With interdisciplinary chapters written by lawyers, sociologists, doctors and biobank practitioners, Global Genes, Local Concerns identifies and discusses the most pressing issues in contemporary biobanking. Addressing pressing questions such as how do national biobanks best contribute to translational research and how could academic and industrial exploitation, ownership and IPR issues be addressed and facilitated, this book contributes to the continued development of international biobanking by highlighting and analysing the complexities in this important area of research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Generic Top-Level Domains

    Generic Top-Level Domains

    Tobias Mahler
    This topical book examines the regulatory framework for introducing generic Top-Level Domains on the Internet. Drawn up by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), these rules form part of a growing body of transnational private regulation, complementing national and international law. The book elucidates and discusses how ICANN has tackled a diverse set of economic and regulatory issues, including competition, consumer protection, property rights, procedural fairness, and the resolution of disputes. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  5. The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    Andrea Miglionico
    The global crisis revealed that credit rating agencies (CRAs) are capable of bringing about potential distortions in the financial sector, thereby resulting in a reduction in market confidence which, in turn, influences negotiations and expectations. CRAs need to be held accountable for lack of transparency and inaccurate ratings, however the existing regulatory framework does not secure adequate investor protection. This book provides a new and important contribution to research in the area, at a crucial time in the debate around financial regulation and investment regimes. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  6. Food Loss and Food Waste

    Food Loss and Food Waste

    Michael Blakeney
    Global food insecurity is a growing issue. At a time when the world’s population is increasing and agricultural production is challenged by climate change, it is estimated that around a third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. This book examines the problem of food loss and waste (FLW) and the policies that could be enacted to remedy this fundamental global concern. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Edited by Ben Wagner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Kilian Vieth
    In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and implement human rights has become unavoidable. This contemporary Research Handbook offers new insights into well-established debates by framing them in terms of human rights. It examines the issues posed by the management of key Internet resources, the governance of its architecture, the role of different stakeholders, the legitimacy of rule making and rule-enforcement, and the exercise of international public authority over users. Highly interdisciplinary, its contributions draw on law, political science, international relations and even computer science and science and technology studies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  8. The Commons and a New Global Governance

    The Commons and a New Global Governance

    Edited by Samuel Cogolati, Jan Wouters
    Given the new-found importance of the commons in current political discourse, it has become increasingly necessary to explore the democratic, institutional, and legal implications of the commons for global governance today. This book analyses and explores the ground-breaking model of the commons and its relation to these debates. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  9. International Regulation of Non-Military Drones

    International Regulation of Non-Military Drones

    Anna Masutti, Filippo Tomasello
    The increasing civilian use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) is not yet associated with a comprehensive regulatory framework, however new rules are rapidly emerging which aim to address this shortfall. This insightful book offers a thorough examination of the most up-to-date developments, and considers potential ways to address the various concerns surrounding the use of UASs in relation to safety, security, privacy and liability. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    Jamison E. Colburn
    This book examines the calculation and evaluation of regulatory costs by regulators in accordance with a legislative mandate. A serious limitation in that enterprise, the possibility of technological change and innovation, often compromises those efforts and has long been under-appreciated in standard ‘cost-benefit analysis.’ Regulators who study the inducement of innovation and the avoidance of regulatory costs by the regulated often find significant cost-saving opportunities, leading to more stringent and more effective risk governance. Ultimately, the weighing of costs in this more elaborate model is more than simple welfare maximization. It views regulatory costs as important to society for a range of reasons, some grounded in fairness and some in deliberative process values, as a society seeks to minimize all costs over time. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Edited by Marc Hertogh, Richard Kirkham
    The public sector ombudsman has become one of the most important administrative justice institutions in many countries around the world. This international and interdisciplinary Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss the state-of-the-art of ombudsman research. It uses new empirical studies and competing theoretical explanations to critically examine important aspects of the ombudsman’s work. This comprehensive Handbook is of value to academics designing future ombudsman studies and practitioners and policymakers in understanding the future challenges of the ombudsman. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  12. Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony

    Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony

    Edited by Paul Roberts, Michael Stockdale
    Forensic science evidence plays a pivotal role in modern criminal proceedings. Yet such evidence poses intense practical and theoretical challenges. It can be unreliable or misleading and has been associated with miscarriages of justice. In this original and insightful book, a global team of prominent scholars and practitioners explore the contemporary challenges of forensic science evidence and expert witness testimony from a variety of theoretical, practical and jurisdictional perspectives. Chapters encompass the institutional organisation of forensic science, its procedural regulation, evaluation and reform, and brim with comparative insight. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  13. Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds

    Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds

    Edited by William A. Birdthistle, John Morley
    The growth of mutual funds has been a truly global phenomenon and deserves a broad international analysis. Local political economies and legal regimes have created different regulatory preferences for the oversight of these funds, and academics, public officials, and legal practitioners wishing to understand the global investing environment need an appreciation for these international differences. This Handbook addresses these and several other issues concerning mutual funds. The contributors, leading scholars in the field of investment law from around the world, provide a current legal analysis of funds from a variety of perspectives and using an array of methodologies that consider the large fundamental questions governing the role and regulation of investments funds as well identity and behavior of investors and issues surrounding less orthodox funds, such as money market funds, ETFs, and private funds. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  14. From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    Florentin Blanc
    Florentin Blanc focuses specifically on regulatory inspections and enforcement, their historical development, contrasted approaches and methods, and their relative effectiveness in achieving regulatory objectives. Inspections aimed at verifying compliance with regulations are one of the most significant activities of modern states in terms of the number of staff employed or of people affected, and one of the most visible ones – but have long remained relatively under-researched, or at least not considered "as such". Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  15. Introduction to Law and Global Governance

    Introduction to Law and Global Governance

    Elaine Fahey
    This innovative textbook introduces the idea of law existing, operating, and functioning beyond the Nation State. Offering a structured approach, Elaine Fahey breaks down the core aspects of theory, practice and regulation in order to examine the key conceptual and factual components of the relationship between law and global governance. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  16. Handbook on the Rule of Law

    Handbook on the Rule of Law

    Edited by Christopher May, Adam Winchester
    The discussion of the norm of the rule of law has broken out of the confines of jurisprudence and is of growing interest to many non-legal researchers. A range of issues are explored in this volume that will help non-specialists with an interest in the rule of law develop a nuanced understanding of its character and political implications. It is explicitly aimed at those who know the rule of law is important and while having little legal background, would like to know more about the norm. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  17. Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Alexandra G. Balmer
    This book puts forward a holistic approach to post-crisis derivatives regulation, providing insight into how new regulation has dealt with the risk that OTC derivatives pose to financial stability. It discusses the implications that post crisis regulation has had on central counterparties and the risk associated with clearing of OTC derivatives. The author offers a novel solution to tackle the potential negative externalities from the failure of a central counterparty and identifies potential new risks arising from post crisis reforms. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. Research Handbook on Shadow Banking

    Research Handbook on Shadow Banking

    Edited by Iris H.-Y. Chiu, Iain G. MacNeil
    Research Handbook on Shadow Banking brings together a range of international experts to discuss shadow banking activities, the purposes they serve, the risks they pose to the financial system and implications for regulators and the regulatory perimeter. Including discussions specific to the UK, European Union, US, China and Singapore, this book offers high level and theoretical perspectives on shadow banking and regulatory risks, as well as more detailed explorations of specific markets in shadow banking. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  19. Outsourcing the Law

    Outsourcing the Law

    Pauline Westerman
    Not only can services such as cleaning and catering be outsourced, but also governmental tasks such as making, applying and enforcing the law. Outsourcing the law is usually recommended for its cost-efficiency, flexibility, higher rates of compliance and its promise of deregulation. However, lawmaking is not the same as cleaning and rules are more than just tools to achieve aims. In this timely book, Pauline Westerman analyses this outsourcing from a philosophical perspective. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  20. Regulation of Synthetic Biology

    Regulation of Synthetic Biology

    Alison McLennan
    This book explores the interplay between regulation and emerging technologies in the context of synthetic biology, a developing field that promises great benefits, and has already yielded fuels and medicines made with designer micro-organisms. For all its promise, however, it also poses various risks. Investigating the distinctiveness of synthetic biology and the regulatory issues that arise, Alison McLennan questions whether synthetic biology can be regulated within existing structures or whether new mechanisms are needed. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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