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Business Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

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Business Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

9781788118279 Edward Elgar Publishing
Stéphane Rousseau, Professor of Law and Chair in Business Law and Governance, Université de Montréal, Ejan Mackaay, Emeritus Professor of Law, Université de Montréal and Fellow, CIRANO, Montreal, Pierre Larouche, Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Université de Montréal and Alain Parent, Lecturer in Law, Université de Montréal and Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Publication Date: November 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78811 827 9 Extent: c 400 pp
Business Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems underscores the relevance of economic analysis of business law from a civilian perspective. It integrates a comparative approach (common law and civil law) to economic analysis using tools and illustrations to assist in conducting critical economic analysis of rules in the field of business law. This book is a valuable contribution to the reflection on the place and meaning of value creation and accountability as goals for business law. It will be of great value to academics interested in business law, competition law, comparative law and legal theory, students studying law, business and economics, and to policy makers and regulators.

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Business Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems underscores the relevance of economic analysis of business law from a civilian perspective. It integrates a comparative approach (common law and civil law) to economic analysis using tools and illustrations to assist in conducting critical economic analysis of rules in the field of business law.

This book is a valuable contribution to the reflection on the place and meaning of value creation and accountability as goals for business law. It provides a richer understanding of key legal institutions supporting the rule of law and democratic, market-based economies. It will be of great value to academics interested in business law, competition law, comparative law and legal theory, students studying law, business and economics, and to policy makers and regulators.
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‘This book is a much-needed discussion and explanation of important areas of business law in civil law systems from a law and economics perspective. Among the book’s strengths are its accessibility as to both theory and doctrine, and its use of theory to motivate and explain its exposition of doctrine. Academics, students, practitioners, and policy makers in the area will find this book extremely useful and informative.’
– Clarie Hill, University of Minnesota, US

‘Business Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems is an important and insightful book by three leading scholars in the field. It proposes an exciting overview of the analytical role and influence of economic analysis on business law from the viewpoint of the civil-law tradition. It is a book highly recommended to scholars, researchers, students, and practitioners of business law.’
– Nuno Garoupa, George Mason University, US

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