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Introduction—Consistency of Principle in Corporate Insolvency

RIZWAAN JAMEEL MOKAL

in Corporate Insolvency Law: Theory and Application

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264872
eISBN:
9780191718397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264872.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter begins by sketching out the notion of equality employed in the book. Equality is taken to be the central feature of a particular conception of the person. This conception is ... More


Property and Necessity

Dennis Klimchuk

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores a Grotian account of the right of necessity, that is, the right to trespass or make use of the property of another, first, to save life or limb, and secondly, to preserve one’s ... More


Possession and the Distractions of Philosophy

Lisa M. Austin

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that theoretical accounts of possession that focus on the idea of first possession as the key to understanding possession in general, and claim that the key to unlocking the ... More


Capital Structure—Fundamental Legal, Accounting, and Financing Considerations

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the basic components of the capital structure of a company. It also considers some of the factors that may be taken into account by the managers of a company when making ... More


A Functional Concept

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

Shifting from the previous analytical-descriptive approach into an openly normative attempt fundamentally to reconceptualize the concept of the employer, this chapter analyses the received ... More


Tax Policy and the Virtuous Sovereign: Dworkinian Equality and Redistributive Taxation

David G. Duff

in Philosophical Foundations of Tax Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798439
eISBN:
9780191839436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798439.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

It is generally accepted that one role of a tax system is to implement a society’ s conception of distributive justice. This article reviews Ronald Dworkin’ s theory of distributive justice as ... More


The Contract of Employment and Gendered Work

Sandra Fredman and Judy Fudge

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter emphasizes the extent to which the legal separation of unpaid domestic labour performed in the household from paid employment has shaped women’s paid work. It traces the legacy of this ... More


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