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Globalization of Freedom of Contract

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


Good News for the Bad Habit

Alexander Somek

in Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542086
eISBN:
9780191715518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542086.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

This chapter briefly recalls to mind the ominous problem of curbing the growth of Union competence. It discusses the cases recently decided by the ECJ concerning vertical competence allocation, in ... More


UNCITRAL and the Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Caroline Nicholas

in The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter considers how, and the extent to which, the process of international law-making contributes to the internationalization of regulations and their use. With reference to the development of ... More


Introduction

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore two discrete subjects whose relationship is acknowledged but often underappreciated: contract law and international ... More


Rights and the Citation of Foreign Law

Jeremy Waldron

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the specific issue of whether or not courts within jurisdictions that involve judicial review of legislation on human-rights grounds should cite foreign law. It argues that, ... More


Comparative Asian Contract Law on the Remedies for Breach of Contract: Transplant, Convergence, and Divergence

Mindy Chen-Wishart

in Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia I: Remedies for Breach of Contract

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198757221
eISBN:
9780191817151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757221.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Comparative Law

This chapter surveys all the contributions in this volume and offers some observations with reference to regional harmonization and the phenomenon of legal transplant. On the former, the points of ... More


The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Joshua D H Karton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This study proposes a theory of international arbitration culture, tests this theory against real-world outcomes, and uses it to make predictions about the contract law principles that international ... More


The Future of Contract Law

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the implications of international commercial arbitration culture for the future of contract law. In particular, it identifies the substantive law doctrines that arbitrators are ... More


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