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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
1.

ASIAN approaches to international law and the legacy of colonialism : the law of the sea, territorial disputes, and international dispute settlement / edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y.L. Tan. - Abingdon : Routledge, 2013

Since the conclusion of World War II, the legacy of militarism and colonialism in areas of Asia has left many unresolved conflicts, dividing parts of the region. This legacy has also contributed to the discourse of contemporary legal issues in the region, including territorial disputes, human rights, the environment, state responsibility, and international trade among others. This volume addresses salient international legal issues that flowed from the legacy of the region's historical experience with colonialism. The book specifically addresses topics including territorial boundary disputes, the law of the sea and maritime delimitation, international law and colonialism, responsibility to protect and international dispute resolution. This volume provides perspectives on these issues from prominent Asian legal scholars who analyze and discuss various ways in which international law and the international legal process can aid the resolution of these issues relevant to the region.

KC 144.1
ASI

2.

BAIRD, Norman

      Criminal law 2013-2014 / Norman Baird. - 9th ed. - Milton Park : Routledge, 2012

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation.

KM 500
BAI

3.

BANKING regulation : jurisdictional comparisons / general editor, Rene Bosch Homburger. ? London : Thomson Reuters, 2012

The financial crisis and the responses of law makers and regulators thereto have demonstrated that sound and coherent regulation of banks and other financial intermediaries is of the utmost importance when trying to create, maintain and restore public confidence in national and international financial markets.

 

KN 303
BAN

4.

BELOFF, Michael J.

      Sports law / Michael J. Beloff, Tim Kerr, Marie Demetriou, and Rupert Beloff. - 2nd ed. - Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2012

Sports law has been growing rapidly since the first edition of this book in 1999. This revised work, by leading practitioners in the field, with a foreword by Lord Coe, provides a coherent framework for understanding the principles of sports law in this area, as well as a deep analysis of its key features.

KN 186.6
BEL

5.

CONSTRUCTION law & practice : jurisdictional comparisons / general editors, Clive Lovatt and Edward Banyard Smith, Farrer & Co LLP. - London : Thomson Reuters, 2012

The Construction sector offers an increasingly global market, with many construction companies and professional practices working in jurisdictions right across the world. It is essential for those companies to understand the legal and regulatory framework of the countries hosting their businesses.

KN 84
CON

6.

CREDIBILITY and the international monetary regime : a historical perspective / edited by Michael D. Bordo, Ronald MacDonald. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012

The present global monetary regime is based on floating among the major advanced countries. A key underlying factor behind the present regime is credibility to maintain stable monetary policies. The origin of credibility in monetary regimes goes back to the pre-1914 classical gold standard. In that regime, adherence by central banks to the rule of convertibility of national currencies in terms of a fixed weight of gold provided a nominal anchor to the price level. Between 1914 and the present several monetary regimes gradually moved away from gold, with varying success in maintaining price stability and credibility. In this book, the editors present ten studies combining historical narrative with econometrics that analyze the role of credibility in four monetary regimes, from the gold standard to the present managed float.

KM 331.2
CRE

7.

DIMARINO, Frank J.

      An introduction to corporate and white-collar crime / Frank J. DiMarino, Cliff Roberson. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2013

White-collar crime costs the United States more than $300 billion each year. It is surprisingly common, with one in every three Americans eventually becoming a victim. The criminals often dismiss these crimes as victimless, but those unfortunate enough to fall prey would disagree. An Introduction to Corporate and White-Collar Crime provides readers with an understanding of what white-collar crime is, how it works, and the extent to which it exists in our society. The broad-based coverage in this text analyzes the opportunity structures for committing white-collar crime and explores new ways of thinking about how to control it.

KM 540.3
DIM

8.

EVERETT and Mccracken's banking and financial institutions law / Sheelagh Mccracken ... [et al.]. - 8th ed. - Sydney : Thomson Reuters, 2013

Everett and McCracken's Banking and Financial Institutions Law 8th edition follows the earlier edition in providing a comprehensive legal analysis of the Australian financial sector. Over the past twenty-five years this work has chronicled the legal development of the sector, offering broad coverage of the legal concepts and principles which typically arise in banking and financing transactions.

 

KN 303.K1
EVE

9.

EZRACHI, Ariel

      EU competition law : an analytical guide to the leading cases / Ariel Ezrachi. - 3rd ed. - Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2012

This book, designed as a working tool for the study and practice of European Competition Law, is the enlarged and updated third edition of a highly practical guide to the leading cases of European Competition Law.

KW 110
EZR

10.

FELLS, Ray

      Effective negotiation : from research to results / Ray Fells. - 2nd ed. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012

In this comprehensively updated second edition, Ray Fells presents useful, applicable strategies and advice on managing workplace and business negotiations.

 

KN 398.4
FELL

 

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