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US Antitrust Law: Model and Lens

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter explores US anti-trust law experience and its influence on thought, expectations, and interpretations of competition law around the world. US anti-trust law has been at the center of ... More


Cultural Conflicts *

Annelise Riles

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is no secret that there is widespread dissatisfaction with the prevailing doctrinal approaches to conflict of laws in the United States. The ‘methodologies’ for resolving conflicts problems that ... More


Domestic Legal Remedies Against OPEC

Cedric Ryngaert

in Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595297
eISBN:
9780191595752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595297.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the difficulties encountered when trying to apply national anti-trust/competition law to the activities of international organizations. It demonstrates the fundamentally ... More


Constitutional Controls on Delegation

Catherine M Donnelly

in Delegation of Governmental Power to Private Parties: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298242
eISBN:
9780191711626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298242.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A central issue in the discussion of delegation of governmental power to private actors is the extent to which governmental actors enjoy a capacity to delegate their power in the first instance. This ... More


Regulating Government Contracts

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the regulatory regime for government contracts in English law, highlighting three key features of that regime. First, although government contracts are commonly thought of as ... More


The Evolving Partnership

LARRY E. RIBSTEIN

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers whether partnership law as it developed in the United States has evolved to efficiency as a consequence of regulatory competition. Section 6.2 broadly describes partnerships, ... More


Diminished capacity, neuroscience, and just punishment

Stephen J. Morse

in I Know What You're Thinking: Brain imaging and mental privacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596492
eISBN:
9780191745669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596492.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

In the United States, ‘diminished capacity’ is a generic term that is usually not technical and is often confusing. It applies to a number of claims based on mental abnormality that a criminal ... More


Effective Tax Rates

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Alternative policy provisions are compared for capital income taxation and the social rates of return in terms of marginal effective tax rates, since, by measuring these for different assets, it is ... More


The Expansion of World Society

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the internationalization of US policing. It focuses on the distinct traits of international policing with US involvement as well as the dimensions of US law enforcement which ... More


Federalism, Regulatory Competition, and The Limited Liability Movement: The Coyote Howled and the Herd Stampeded

J. WILLIAM CALLISON

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes the different tax treatments of US tax corporations and US tax partnerships, as well as the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) and the court's original position that ... More


International Equity Offerings and Listings

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/9780199671342.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of international equity offerings and listings. Topics covered include strategies for developing a regulatory framework for international offerings; the EU ... More


Transatlantic Perspectives on Partnership Law: Risk and Instability

DEBORAH A. DeMOTT

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter shows that the general architectural features of partnership law in the US and England involves a basic design choice and are in turn offset by various statutory provisions. There are a ... More


Deception in Advertising

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Deceptive advertising harms people in much the same ways as deception in sales and tends to be wrong for the same reasons. Deceptive ads harm consumers by causing them to have false beliefs about the ... More


Proportionality as a General Principle of Law

Gebhard Bücheler

in Proportionality in Investor-State Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724339
eISBN:
9780191792045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724339.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines whether the principle of proportionality should be relevant to investor–State arbitration. It first examines the role of the principle of proportionality in various domestic ... More


Alliances

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Eighteenth-century Europeans and eastern Indians of North America shared in how they structured international alliances as being either (1) between nations relatively equal in power, as in peace ... More


Transportation and environmental justice

Lori G. Kennedy

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Part Three of this book is a reflection of Part Two in the US context. This chapter discusses the way in which transport inequalities have moved to the forefront of the US transport-policy agenda in ... More


In Defense of Lawfare: The Value of Litigation in Challenging Torture

Lisa Hajjar

in Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that lawfare has provided a valuable check on the some of the worse abuses of the US’s War on Terror, such as its use of torture, extraordinary rendition, and enhanced ... More


‘Drawing Near the Fastness?’:The Failed US Experiment in Unincorporated Business Entity Reform

ALLAN WALKER VESTAL

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the accomplishments of the decade-long reform of unincorporated law. It identifies three essential features involved in the US experience. It argues that norm entrepreneurs ... More


Pitfalls in Partnership Law Reform: Some US Experience

DONALD J. WEIDNER

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the major pitfalls in partnership law reform based on the Revised Uniform Partnership Act's (RUPA) experience. It identifies two major pitfalls: a failure to learn from history ... More


Extended Markets and Innovative Extensions

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Financial innovation is the engine driving the financial system toward improved performance in the real economy. The conventional view of financial instruments is based upon the categorical ... More


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