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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Markets and Comparative Law


ISBN13: 9781905221462
Published: December 2010
Publisher: British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £50.00



Despatched in 11 to 13 days.

Available for the first time in English, in this thought-provoking collection of essays Guido Alpa applies his cosmopolitan approach to current issues in European, private and commercial law.

Covering a broad and diverse range of topics, he provides insights on the themes of harmonization, the relationship of the world’s legal systems, and the influence of comparative law in the evolution of legal forms.

Most lawyers will find in this book something of interest as well as plenty of cause for envy for the culture of a man who is not only an exemplar of Italian learning but also a good and loyal friend of our own law. One can thus not only commend this book to one’s colleagues in [Italy]this country but also congratulate the British Institute of International and Comparative Law on its initiative to make these essays available to English speakers.
Sir Basil Markesinis

Subjects:
Commercial Law
Contents:
1IN PARTIBUS ANGLIAE
IMAGES OF THE ‘COMMONLAW’ IN THE ITALIAN LEGAL CULTURE
2. THE MEANING OF ‘PERSON’ AND THE ROLE OFLAWYERS
3. PERSONAL DIGNITY AND FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
4. WHY DO MANY ITALIANS LIVE WITH THEIR PARENTS?
A CRITIQUE OF DOING BUSINESS 2008
5. COMPARATIVE LAW AS THE COMPARISON OF CASES
IN THE HARMONIZATION PROCESS OF EUROPEAN
LAW—PROTECTING THE INVESTORS
6. COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS AND SERVICES:
REGULATIONS AND MORAL SUASION
7. A GLANCE AT UNFAIR TERMS IN ITALY AND
ENGLAND
8. EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW: STATUTORY BASES AND
ACTION PLANS 1
9. HARMONIZATION OF AND CODIFICATION IN
EUROPEAN CONTRACT LAW
10. PARTY AUTONOMY AND FREEDOM OF CONTRACT
TODAY
11. ADR AND MEDIATION: EXPERIENCE FROM ITALY .