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Alternatives to International Societas?

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199262014
eISBN:
9780191601033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262012.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores alternative images of current and future world politics, which address the morality of the sovereign state and the ethics of statecraft. These claim that world politics has ... More


Justifying the Global Covenant

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199262014
eISBN:
9780191601033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262012.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the societas of states from the broader perspective of human conduct. It defends the moral and legal foundations of the global covenant: normative pluralism, political ... More


Introduction

Gianluca Raccagni

in The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Between 1164 and 1167, most of the northern Italian city communes, but also smaller communities and some lords, coalesced into the Societas Lombardie, the Lombard League, frustrating the attempts of ... More


Formation, Expansion, and Membership of the Lombard League to 1183

Gianluca Raccagni

in The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The first section of this chapter describes the Veronese League, the group of city communes that first rose in rebellion against Emperor Frederick Barbarossa around LLQO, of which no documentation ... More


Structure of the League

Gianluca Raccagni

in The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes the structure of the Lombard League. The first section examines the set of rules and the government. On the whole, the structure of the League evolved over time, reaching ... More


Conceptualization of the League

Gianluca Raccagni

in The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes the conceptualization of the Lombard League. The first section depicts the League as a regional organization, and describes its identity. The second section discusses the ... More


Conclusion

Gianluca Raccagni

in The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The efforts of Frederick I to enhance imperial authority in Italy and the creation of the Lombard League were two very different but related interventions in northern Italy by the middle of the ... More


How Does the Market React to the Societas Europaea? *

Horst Eidenmüller, Andreas Engert, and Lars Hornuf

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When Council Regulation (EC) No 2157/2001 on the Statute for a European Company (Societas Europaea, SE) became effective on 8 October 2004, it offered existing publicly traded companies, for the ... More


Roman Business Associations

Andreas Martin Fleckner

in Roman Law and Economics: Institutions and Organizations Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787204
eISBN:
9780191829284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787204.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Roman businessmen eager to launch a joint business venture could choose among three legal forms: the societas, the societas publicanorum, and the peculium of a commonly held slave. None of these ... More


Societas

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals with the fourth of the consensual contracts, societas or partnership. Societas is not based primarily on an antagonism of interests, its essence is the polling of resources such as ... More


Agency Problems and Organizational Costs in Slave-Run Businesses

Barbara Abatino and Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci

in Roman Law and Economics: Institutions and Organizations Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787204
eISBN:
9780191829284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787204.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the internal economic organization of the peculium servi communis—that is, of separate business assets assigned to a slave—and its (external) relationships with creditors. ... More


Incomplete Organizations: Legal Entities and Asset Partitioning in Roman Commerce

Henry Hansmann, Reinier Kraakman, and Richard Squire

in Roman Law and Economics: Institutions and Organizations Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787204
eISBN:
9780191829284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787204.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyzes ancient Rome’s law of business entities from the perspective of asset partitioning, the delimiting of creditor collection rights based on the distinction between business assets ... More


Contracts Consensu

Peter Birks

in The Roman Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198719274
eISBN:
9780191788543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719274.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

This chapter examines the category of ‘consensual’ contracts (i.e. contracts concluded by agreement alone) and the four individual contracts within it: sale, hire, partnership and mandate. Particular ... More


A Genealogy of Politics: From Its Invention to the Biopolitical Turn

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter proposes a genealogy of politics that identifies a broader and stricter meaning of the term imaginal. In particular, it examines ruptures in the genealogy of politics, the first of which ... More


Other Consensual Contracts: Problems in Execution

Bruce W. Frier

in A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573211
eISBN:
9780197581117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573211.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the remaining three consensual contracts: lease/hire (locatio conductio); partnership (societas); and mandate (mandatum). While each contract has its own specific rules that ... More


A Story of Land and Water: Control, Capital, and Investment in Large-Scale Fishing and Fish-Salting Operations

Annalisa Marzano

in Capital, Investment, and Innovation in the Roman World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198841845
eISBN:
9780191877995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841845.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter examines the exploitation of the sea, coastal lagoons, and lakes, particularly in respect to large- and medium-scale fishing and fish processing. The first part focuses on the mechanisms ... More


The Euro and the Single Market

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198716235
eISBN:
9780191784897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716235.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter argues that markets are cultural sites, nowhere more so than with the euro and the single market project. After briefly outlining their historical development, the various symbols and ... More


Types of Member Schemes

Geoff O’Dea, Julian Long, and Alexandra Smyth

in Schemes of Arrangement: Law and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199665921
eISBN:
9780191932762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665921.003.009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Member schemes implemented pursuant to Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 can be used to effect a wide variety of compromises and arrangements between a company and its shareholders. As described in ... More


General Provisions

Kristin van Zwieten, Georg Ringe, Richard Snowden, Francisco Javier Garcimartin, and Miguel Virgos

in Commentary on the European Insolvency Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727286
eISBN:
9780191927539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198727286.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Where the proceedings referred to in this paragraph may be commenced in situations where there is only a likelihood of insolvency, their purpose shall be to avoid the debtor’s insolvency or the ... More


Investigations and Public Interest Winding-Up Petitions

Glen Davis

in Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754398
eISBN:
9780191927669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754398.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Serious misconduct, or breaches of duty by a company or its directors affecting the company’s relationships with members of the public, may trigger an investigation by the Secretary of State into ... More


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