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Mentoring Comparative Lawyers: Methods, Times, and Places: Liber Discipulorum Mauro Bussani

Edited by: Francesca Fiorentini, Marta Infantino

ISBN13: 9783030347536
To be Published: January 2020
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £109.99



This volume features papers written in honor of Mauro Bussani, and celebrates the work and contributions of this renowned scholar of comparative law. The content reflects the various theoretical and practical areas in which he has already left a lasting mark. The essays explore the theory and practice of comparative law in different areas and contexts, and highlight innovative approaches to a large variety of hot-topic private and public law subjects.

The authors include young scholars, lawyers, legal consultants, human rights activists, and practitioners, all of whom Professor Bussani has trained, supervised, and supported throughout their careers. The contributions emphasize the many ways in which Professor Bussani's teaching and scientific output have enriched, revolutionized, and challenged both theory and practice. They cover e.g. the law of secured transactions, Western law and legal pluralism, fashion law, contract law in China and in the Arab World, contract and tort in the West, scientific evidence, risk regulation, global finance, human rights indicators, anti-discrimination laws, democracy and climate change law.

Subjects:
Comparative Law
Contents:
Introduction (Francesca Fiorentini)
Part I: Property, Contract, and Tort
Chapter 1. Comparative Law of Secured Transactions. A Perspective of Legal Transplants and Efficiency (Francesca Fiorentini)
Chapter 2. Legal Pluralism in Western Property Law (Denise Marino)
Chapter 3. Comparative Law & Fashion (Federica Pigozzo)
Chapter 4. Contract Law in China (Piero Bologna)
Chapter 5. Consumer Law in Arab Countries (Romina Mondello)
Chapter 6. Legal Stratification in Contract and Tort (Marta Infantino)
Part II: Science, Technology, and Financial Markets
Chapter 7. Science in the Courtrooms (Paola Monaco)
Chapter 8. The Comparative Law of Risk Regulation (Marco De Morpurgo)
Chapter 9. Comparative Law & Banking Practices (Lea Gesua sive Salvadori)
Chapter 10. Proxy Advisors and Proxy Voters (Francesco Drigo)
Chapter 11. Comparative Law & Global Finance (Luca Amorello)
Part III: Fundamental Rights, Democracy and Security
Chapter 12. Measuring Human Rights through Indicators (Giovanna Gilleri)
Chapter 13. Comparative Law and Anti-Discrimination Law (Nicole Garbin)
Chapter 14. Comparative Law and Democracy (Valentina Volpe)
Chapter 15. Comparative Law and National Defence (Stefano Felician)
Chapter 16. Comparative Law and EU Foreign Policy (Marco Gombacci)
Chapter 17. Concluding Remarks (Francesca Fiorentini)