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The General Economic Torts: Conclusion

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers the two 21st century decisions of the House of Lords concerning the general economic torts: OBG and Total Network. Though in both decisions the House of Lords attempted to ... More


A Coordinated Approach to Regulation and Civil Liability in European Law: Rethinking Institutional Complementarities

Fabrizio Cafaggi

in The Institutional Framework of European Private Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296040
eISBN:
9780191700743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296040.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

While the regulatory State is perceived as a relatively novel phenomenon, civil liability has been utilized as a regulatory device even before administrative regulation. Several different regulation ... More


Inducing Breach of Contract

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The classic form of this tort, as featured in Lumley v Gye, involves the defendant persuading the claimant's contract partner to contract breach. Subsequently courts accepted varieties of this tort, ... More


Caring for Children: Risks and Responsibilities in the Law of Tort

Jo Bridgeman

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores civil law responsibilities to children. First, it examines the nature, scope, and extent of the civil responsibilities of parents to children, then the professional ... More


Civil Liability for Market Abuse in the UK

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses investor remedies for insider dealing and market manipulation under UK statutory law, at common law, and in equity. It is customary to include under the heading of civil ... More


Market Abuse Deterrence Under a Civil Liability Regime

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the deterrent force of private enforcement in cases of insider dealing and market manipulation. Private enforcement in the present context means actions in damages by investors ... More


The Precautionary Principle

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.03
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explains that precaution is the end point of a range of public measures intended to counter ecological damage. It reviews the definitions given to the principle in various legal systems, ... More


The Intentional Delicts

KENNETH McK. NORRIE

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on intentional delicts. In the early stages of Scots law, the distinction between criminal and civil liability were not distinguished but rather seen as merely different aspects ... More


Future Developments

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book starts with the weaknesses of the agencies in relation to asset-backed securities’ ratings and concludes with the policy discussions around the ratings of EU sovereign bonds, prompted by the ... More


Potentially Perverse Effects of Corporate Civil Liability

Samuel W. Buell

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the potentially adverse effects of corporate civil liability and the role of prosecutors in regulating corporate behavior. After considering the distinction between a criminal ... More


The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Emilios E. Avgouleas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Economic theory implies that financial markets play a prominent role in the efficient allocation of resources in the modern world. Financial markets can fulfil this role if they enjoy the confidence ... More


The development of civil liability 1466–1916

Frank J. Vandall

in A History of Civil Litigation: Political and Economic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391916
eISBN:
9780199894772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391916.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter establishes how the foundation of tort law derives from absolute liability and how strict liability has been expanding since the 1850's. The chapter is broken down into two periods: ... More


War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Francesco Francioni and Natalino Ronzitti (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The growth in scope and importance of the private military and security industry (PMSI) in the past decade has challenged the role of the state as the main provider of defence and security functions. ... More


The Individual as Infringer

John Tehranian

in Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199733170
eISBN:
9780199894567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733170.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the individual as infringer by examining copyright law's formal take on an average day in the life of an ordinary individual. In so doing, it builds the case for rethinking ... More


Introduction

Frank J. Vandall

in A History of Civil Litigation: Political and Economic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391916
eISBN:
9780199894772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391916.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book takes on the expansion of civil liability from 1466 to 1980 and the cessation of that growth in 1980. It is also concerned with the reevaluation and limitations of tort developments from ... More


Liabilities and Regulatory Actions

Raghvendra K. Singh and Shailendera K. Singh

in Law and Regulation of Public Offering of Corporate Securities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466689
eISBN:
9780199087310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466689.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the different forms and bases of liabilities and regulatory actions in respect of public offering of corporate securities—civil liability, criminal liability, pecuniary ... More


The Law of Tort

Eva Steiner

in French Law: A Comparative Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198790884
eISBN:
9780191833342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790884.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the French law of tort. Although French law takes a broad approach to civil liability, when looking more closely at the way in which French judges have dealt with claims in ... More


The Criminalization of Workplace Harassment and Abuse: An Over-Personalized Wrong?

Alan Bogg and Mark Freedland

in Criminality at Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198836995
eISBN:
9780191873867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836995.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the legal treatment of workplace harassment and abuse. In the wake of social and political activism focused on sexual harassment, the legal regulation of harassment has been ... More


The Shortcomings of Traditional Legal Solutions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the ineffectiveness of national-level control over multinational enterprises—the legal control over a subsidiary of a multinational company by the host State, and the legal ... More


Initial Public Offerings in the CMU: A US Perspective

Merritt B Fox

in Capital Markets Union in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198813392
eISBN:
9780191851582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813392.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, EU Law

This chapter begins by considering the especially severe information-asymmetry problem that plagues primary offerings of truly new securities. It then examines market-based solutions for these ... More


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