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Full Protection and Security

Helge Elisabeth Zeitler

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Clauses guaranteeing investor ‘full protection and security’ are included in most bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. They require not only abstention by the host State from physically ... More


Private Equity Due Diligence

Manu Sharma and Esha Prashar

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Private equity (PE) due diligence is important because when done properly, it can create a clear opinion about a future transaction for a PE firm and save the firm money by revealing potential risks. ... More


Too Many Dragons in the Dragons' Den

Martin Ellison and Chryssi Giannitsarou

in Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666126
eISBN:
9780191749278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666126.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Dragons' Den is a reality television series in which entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of rich venture capitalists in the hope of securing investment finance. ... More


State Responsibility for Conduct of Private Military and Security Companies Violating Ius ad Bellum

Charlotte Beaucillon, Julian Fernandez, and Hélène Raspail

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the circumstances under which states can be held accountable for a breach of the ius ad bellum, when the acts in question were performed by a private military and security ... More


State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Kimberley N. Trapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rules of State responsibility have an important but under-utilised role to play in the terrorism context. They determine both whether a breach of primary obligations has occurred, through the ... More


Obligations to prevent and punish acts of international terrorism

Kimberley N. Trapp

in State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 3 examines the customary and treaty obligations to prevent international terrorism with a view to identifying both the scope of due diligence required for compliance and any difficulties with ... More


Liability for Public Welfare Offences

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The question for discussion in this chapter is: under what substantive constraints can autonomous agents be penalized for a public welfare offence? The chapter offers a nonutilitarian justification ... More


Excuse

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a theory of excuse that, without blending it into exculpation, avoids the condonation of crime. The question it takes up is: given that neither compulsion by circumstances nor ... More


Global Developments in, and Evolution of, Third-Party Due Diligence

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Third-party due diligence is a critical element in any anti-bribery compliance program. This chapter discusses the risks posed by the use of third-party agents and intermediaries and how those risks ... More


Gaps and Challenges in States’ Responses in the Quest to Eliminate Violence Against Women: A Global Perspective

Rashida Manjoo

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence: Lessons From Efforts Worldwide

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199346578
eISBN:
9780190258047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346578.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter, authored by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, traces the evolution of the treatment of violence against women as a human rights issue, explaining the ... More


A Second Opportunity Lost

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses events leading up to the decision made by the board of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the autumn of 1991 to allocate further funding to Project Taurus. This decision is ... More


Hedge Fund Due Diligence

Jason Scharfman

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of hedge fund due diligence challenges facing investors with a specific focus on the operational due diligence process. Operational due diligence is the process of ... More


The Right to Life and Self-defence of Private Military and Security Contractors in Armed Conflict

Guido den Dekker and Eric PJ Myjer

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the right to life of private military and security contractors and its protection though personal self-defence in armed conflict. After analysing the right to life, and ... More


BCR and Corporate Social Responsibility

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) as a form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It discusses to what extent data protection is covered by international soft law instruments ... More


The Role of the Home State in Ensuring Compliance with Human Rights by Private Military Contractors

Francesco Francioni

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that international human rights law offers a rational basis for the construction of a general due diligence obligation of home states of private military and security companies ... More


Acquisitions and Disposals of Upstream Oil and Gas Interests

Norman Wisely

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Chapter considers the unique aspects of mergers and acquisitions in the upstream oil and gas industry that deals with the acquisition and disposal of individual or part thereof upstream assets. ... More


Introduction

Thomas J. Sargent and Jouko Vilmunen

in Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666126
eISBN:
9780191749278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666126.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The logical structures that emerge from striving to put economic theory at the service of public policy are intrinsically beautiful in their internal structures and also useful in their applications. ... More


The ICESCR in State Public Policy-making in the International Investment System

Diane A. Desierto

in Public Policy in International Economic Law: The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716938
eISBN:
9780191785634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716938.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter situates the ICESCR in the international investment system, uniquely characterized by the exponential growth of “hard law” investment treaties with diverse rule-interpreters in ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Horder

in Excusing Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to explore in depth the theoretical underpinning of existing excuses, and through such exploration ... More


The Content of State Obligations

Irini Papanicolopulu

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789390
eISBN:
9780191831249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789390.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses the content of the legal obligations owed by States to people at sea. It first argues in favour of the emergence of a new general principle of international law, according to ... More


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