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Spain: International Influence on The Domestic Insurance Market

Jerònia Pons Pons

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the Spanish insurance industry. One distinguishing characteristic of the Spanish insurance market has been the continuing influence of foreign companies. Whilst ... More


The Impact of the Helms-Burton Law on Foreign Investment in Cuba

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes several different ways in which the Helms-Burton law affects prospective and existing foreign investors in Cuba. It also evaluates the impact of the legislation on Cuba's ... More


What Can Go Wrong When Western Companies Invest in Poor Nations

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the case of multinational corporations to demonstrate how the West is still causing economic damage to poor nations. Multinational corporations are companies that are based in ... More


Crisis in the New Regime

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the political crisis in Mexico under the administration of Adolfo de la Huerta. In 1920 a new era in relations between Mexico and the U.S. began. But as American and Mexican ... More


Derivative Claims

Victor Joffe QC, David Drake, Giles Richardson, Daniel Lightman QC, and Timothy Collingwood

in Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198820383
eISBN:
9780191932236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198820383.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The distinction between the personal rights of the shareholder and the rights of the company is fundamental to the concept of minority shareholder protection.


Business History in Argentina

Raúl García Heras

in Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237235
eISBN:
9781846312700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312700.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reviews the literature on the history of business in Argentina. The studies reviewed fall into four sections: foreign companies; state enterprises; local private firms; and interest ... More


Insurance

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at Article XIX of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns insurance. Section 1 reflects the state’s paternal desire to protect its citizens from insurance companies that might ... More


Critics and Controversy: Opposition to Tolling and Long-Term Concessions

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Opponents include grass-roots populists, some groups on the left, and interest groups. The latter include some environmental groups, a few public employee unions, some toll agencies, and trucking ... More


Use of Investor–state against China’s Enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law: Belling the Panda?

Sungjin Kang

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Since China introduced the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) in 2008, China achieved an impressive competition law enforcement field record. However, lawyers and scholars still argue that Chinese competition ... More


Ownership and Wages: Estimating Public-Private and Foreign-Domestic Differentials with LEED from Hungary, 1986 to 2003

John S. Earle and Álmos Telegdy

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Wages in the transition economies of Eastern Europe have changed dramatically in the fifteen years since the collapse of central planning. Average wages tended to decline in the first few years of ... More


Ambiguities at work: refugees and the French war economy, 1939–40

Scott Soo

in The routes to exile: France and the Spanish Civil War refugees, 1939-2009

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719086915
eISBN:
9781781706008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086915.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Questions the view that all refugees endured an increasingly repressive context at the end of the Third Republic by showing how the war economy created certain, though limited, opportunities for the ... More


Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How The Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation

Angela Huyue Zhang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198826569
eISBN:
9780191865497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826569.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores the clash between antitrust, a body of law originally designed to address market failures in western democracies, and China, an economic superpower under authoritarian control. It ... More


England and Wales: National Correspondents: Prof Michael Anderson Schillig and Nick Segal, in Cooperation with Katharina Crinson

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0021
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Administration (at least in isolation) turned out to be largely unsuitable for balance sheet restructurings. Instead the much older scheme of arrangement procedure emerged, in recent years, as the ... More


Reverse Payment Settlements

Thomas K. Cheng

in The Patent-Competition Interface in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192857354
eISBN:
9780191948152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192857354.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter assesses the issues surrounding the regulation of reverse payment settlements, which have been shown to inflate drug prices, and proposes how developing countries should regulate them. ... More


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