Law: Business & Company Law

  • Economic Woman in the Age of Capital: Gendering Economic Inequality book cover

    Economic Woman in the Age of Capital

    Gendering Economic Inequality

    By Frances Raday

    Thomas Piketty recently explored the global impact of spiralling inequality in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. This new book aims to address a key area not covered by Piketty: the gender impact of inequality in patrimonial capitalism. Global shifts in the gender distribution of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response: An International Comparison book cover

    The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response

    An International Comparison

    By Clare Chambers-Jones, Nicholas Ryder

    This book critically analyses the relationship between central banks and regulatory agencies in light of the global financial crisis. The jurisdictions discussed include the US, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and India. In particular, the book concentrates on the role of the central bank in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets book cover

    Enhancing Board Effectiveness

    Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Franklin Ngwu, Onyeka K Osuji, Chris Ogbechie, David Williamson

    Enhancing Board Effectiveness seeks to examine the conceptualization and role of the board in a variety of contexts and articulate solutions for improving the effectiveness of the board, especially in developing and emerging markets. Enhancing Board Effectiveness with therefore address the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate Governance book cover

    Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate Governance

    By Janice Denoncourt

    IP law has evolved from being a little pool to a big ocean. Corporate governance needs to respond to society’s rising expectations of directors and boards as the impact of the global intellectual property ecosystem is felt. How can a responsible corporate culture of IP transparency be stimulated to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud book cover

    Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud

    By Alison Cronin

    Through a rational reconstruction of orthodox legal principles, and reference to cutting-edge neuro-science, this book reveals some startling truths about the criminal law, its history and the fundamental doctrines that underpin the attribution of criminal fault. While this has important…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company: Innovation and corporate social responsibility book cover

    Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Consumer Sales Law book cover

    Comparative Consumer Sales Law

    Edited by Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Hans-W. Micklitz, Chen Lei

    For many years, legislators around the world have responded to the particular needs of consumers by introducing dedicated rules for consumer sales contracts. In the European Union, a significant push came through the adoption of the Consumer Sales Directive (99/44/EC). Elsewhere in the world,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Information Law in Practice book cover

    Information Law in Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Marett

    This title was first published in 2003: Law changes rapidly. Since the first edition of this book in 1991 there have been tremendous changes - European Union measures, a new Defamation Act and Data Protection Act, amendments to copyright, and new problems from the Internet. This second edition has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907 book cover

    Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Law and Financial Instability book cover

    Corporate Law and Financial Instability

    By Andreas Kokkinis

    Virtually all large banks and other financial institutions in the UK and internationally are public limited liability companies whose shares are listed on one or several stock exchanges. As such, their corporate governance and, in particular, the incentives faced by their directors and senior…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The EU in the Global Investment Regime: Commission Entrepreneurship, Incremental Institutional Change and Business Lethargy book cover

    The EU in the Global Investment Regime

    Commission Entrepreneurship, Incremental Institutional Change and Business Lethargy

    By Johann Robert Basedow

    The European Union (EU) has emerged as a key actor in the global investment regime since the 1980s. At the same time, international investment policy and agreements, which govern international investment liberalisation, treatment and protection through investor-to-state dispute settlement, have…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise: Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services book cover

    From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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