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International law of transport, communications & commerce

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Private International Law Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility

Private International Law Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: Catherine Kessedjian Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2020

This book addresses one of the core challenges in the corporate social responsibility (or business and human rights) debate: how to ensure adequate access to remedy for victims of corporate abuses that infringe upon their human rights. However, ensuring access to remedy depends on a series of normative and judicial elements that become highly complex when disputes are transnational. In such cases, courts need to consider and apply different laws that relate to company governance, to determine the competent forum, to define which bodies of law to apply, and to ensure the adequate execution of judgments. The book also discusses how alternative methods of dispute settlement can relate to this topic, and the important role that private international law plays in access to remedy for corporate-related human rights abuses. This collection comprises 20 national reports from jurisdictions in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia, addressing the private international law aspects of corporate social responsibility. They provide an overview of the legal differences between geographical areas, and offer numerous examples of how states and their courts have resolved disputes involving private international law elements. The book draws two preliminary conclusions: that there is a need for a better understanding of the role that private international law plays in cases involving transnational elements, in order to better design transnational solutions to the issues posed by economic globalisation; and that the treaty negotiations on business and human rights in the United Nations could offer a forum to clarify and unify several of the elements that underpin transnational disputes involving corporate human rights abuses, which could also help to identify and bridge the existing gaps that limit effective access to remedy. Adopting a comparative approach, this book appeals to academics, lawyers, judges and legislators concerned with the issue of access to remedy and reparation for corporate abuses under the prism of private international law.

Scrutton on Charterparties

Scrutton on Charterparties

Author: Sir Bernard Eder, David Foxton, Steven Berry Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2019

his is the leading statement of the principles behind charterparties and bills of lading, which is the area of law covering parties to the hire and chartering of ships, and the carriage of goods at least partially by sea. First published in 1886, Scrutton has provided a first port of call for research when drafting contracts or dealing with disputes for generations. NEW TO THIS EDITION Case law covering key topics, including: The Pacific Champ [2012] (the formation of charterparties) The Cenk Kaptanoglu [2012] (duress) The Kyla [2012] (frustration) Finmoon v Baltic Reefers [2012], The Saga Explorer [2012], The Erin Schulte [2013] (bills of lading) The DC Merwestone [2013] (perils of the sea) The Falkonera [2013], The Dolphina [2012] (discharge and delivery of cargo) The Wren [2011], The Aquafaith [2012], The Kos [2012], The Western Moscow [2012], The Astra [2013] (time charters) The Bulk Chile [2012] (liens) The Glory Wealth [2013] EWHC 3153 (Comm) and The New Flamenco [2014] EWHC 1547 (Comm) - two important cases concerning the proper approach to the assessment of damages - the former concerning the application of the compensatory principle and the latter addressing the difficult question which often arises as to what, if any credit, should be given for a benefit received by the innocent party following the wrongdoer's breach The Athena [2013] EWCA Civ 1273 - concerning the scope and effect of a net loss of time clause in a time charter The Crudesky [2013] EWCA Civ 905 and The Global Santosh [2014] EWCA Civ 403 - two different cases considering whether third parties (a seller of goods in the context of a voyage charter and a receiver in the context of a time charter) might be regarded as the agent of the charterer for certain purposes The Superior Pescadores [2014] EWHC 971 (Comm) - concerning the scope and effect of a clause paramount The Falkonera [2014] EWCA Civ 713 - dealing with the important topic of ship-to-ship transfers The Erin Schulte [2014] EWCA Civ 1382 - concerning the interpretation of the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 and, in particular, the meaning of the expression completion, by delivery of the bill, of any endorsement of the bill in section 5(2)(b) of the Act. FEATURES The book is the leading analysis of general principles in the fields of time charters, voyage charters and demise charters. The book is uniquely arranged as a series of articles, in which Scrutton pinpoints specific topics that a reader might need to research, within a compact and thorough structure, and interrogates each topic concisely. It covers charterparties role as a key form of commercial contract, from the initial construction of the contract, through the rights and liabilities it confers, terms, agency and performance. Analyses and defines bills of lading as contracts in their own right, as a receipt or a document of title, and examines general liability. Addresses issues to do with loading, i.e. cancelling, safety, readiness to load, duties to furnish, broken stowage, ballast and dunnage. Explores the limitations of liability for shipowners in the case of loss of, or damage to, goods carried. Examines duties and potential losses consequent of the voyage and unloading. Discusses demurrage in the context of charterparties and bills of lading - for example, who is liable for demurrage in each case. Covers freight rights and payable parties, for example in cases of short delivery, or delivery short of place of destination. Covers time charters, including their characteristics, duration, rights of withdrawal, owners and charterer's obligations, condition on redelivery and indemnity. Discusses through bills of lading, where combined forms of transportation are used, particularly containers. Includes the text and commentary on the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971. Appendices include statutes affecting the contract of affreightment; the York-Antwerp Rules, the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011), as well as various foreign legislation from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore and the US.

International Air Carrier Liability

International Air Carrier Liability

Author: David Hodgkinson, Rebecca Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

International Air Carrier Liability brings together essential treaties and airline-to-airline agreements on air carrier liability, safety and security, and supplements these with expert commentary and analysis. The examination considers the general regulatory framework of international civil aviation (including the Chicago Convention and related documents) and how the liability regime fits within that framework. The book is divided into three parts: dealing in turn with liability, safety and security, and civil aviation regulation. Part I, for example, provides comment and analysis of the international air-carrier liability regime, how the main liability conventions operate, and the application of these conventions to international carriage by air (passengers, baggage and cargo). Given its subject matter and the universal state party participation in these conventions, this book has truly global application. David Hodgkinson and Rebecca Johnston aim to provide a reference aid for legal practitioners (at law firms, airlines, manufacturers, aviation-related corporations and government departments and agencies), as well as academics, students (undergraduate and post graduate) and government officials regarding treaties, domestic laws and documents concerned with these vital legal issues.

Uber-Brave New Service or Unfair Competition

Uber-Brave New Service or Unfair Competition

Author: Jasenko Marin Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/12/2019

This book analyzes the legal issues connected with the provision of Uber-related services. It primarily focuses on the various contractual and non-contractual relationships that occur during the use of Uber applications, especially with reference to Uber headquarters (Uber App), Uber branch offices (advertisements), Uber partner drivers (employees or self-employed), Uber application registered users, Uber transportation service users (contracting passenger) and third-party Uber transportation service users (additional passenger). It also provides a comparison of standard transportation services and contracts of carriage, irrespective of whether the carrier in question is a common carrier, contractual carrier, actual carrier or an intermediary service provider. Furthermore, the book presents the relevant case law, especially with regard to Uber as a taxi service, Uber as a share-riding service, Uber as a rent-a-car with driver service, Uber as an employer and Uber as a key organizer of transportation service, in Croatia, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, Hungary, Argentina, and France. Lastly, it explores the different legislative approaches to resolving various issues related to the appearance of Uber and similar companies - the Laissez-faire model, Status Quo model, Legal Adjustment model, and the New Legislative Paradigm model.

WTO Dispute Settlement Decisions: Bernan's Annotated Reporter

WTO Dispute Settlement Decisions: Bernan's Annotated Reporter

Author: Mark Nguyen Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/11/2019

This book presents dispute settlement decisions of the World Trade Organization by using extensive annotations, in-depth analysis, and comprehensive summaries of case histories. The extensive index in each volume enables access to particular titles. Legal precedents and conclusions are detailed in the large annotations and conclusion sections.

Air Law

Air Law

Author: Philippe-Joseph Salazar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2019

Air Law: A comprehensive sourcebook for Southern African pilots is the first book on air law published by a leading academic, and is intended to serve the Southern African pilots' community. Written in a straight-forward style, Air Law is fully referenced and clearly presented. The book provides student pilots and their instructors with the in-depth knowledge that pilots need to pass their examinations and obtain their licences. Air Law offers private pilots a source of legal reference that will enable them to remain competent and compliant aviators, and guides them through complex regulations. Air Law will also help commercial pilots to secure the core knowledge of air law that they need to progress to advanced procedures. The book contains a section intended for drone pilots. Air Law tells a story: that of flying safely. The book offers readers who are passionate about aviation a deep insight into the art of safe flying. You will follow a VFR pilot on a cross-country flight, and see how the rules, regulations, and demands of air law are there to produce better pilots, and to make flying a unique and long-lasting human experience.

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways 2019 (ADN 2019 Russian Edition), Applicable as from 1 January 2019

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways 2019 (ADN 2019 Russian Edition), Applicable as from 1 January 2019

Author: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) of 26 May 2000 has been in force since February 2008. This version has been prepared on the basis of amendments applicable as from 1 January 2019. The Regulations annexed to the ADN contain provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles, their carriage in packages and in bulk on board inland navigation vessels or tank vessels, as well as provisions concerning the construction and operation of such vessels. They also address requirements and procedures for inspections, the issue of certificates of approval, recognition of classification societies, monitoring, and training and examination of experts.

Eingriffsnormen Und Schiedsvereinbarungen

Eingriffsnormen Und Schiedsvereinbarungen

Author: Stephan Biehl Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/05/2019

Der Autor untersucht die Grenzen internationaler Schiedsvereinbarungen im Hinblick auf international zwingende Sachnormen (sog. Eingriffsnormen). Kann die Schiedseinrede mit dem Argument zuruckgewiesen werden, das vereinbarte Schiedsgericht werde eine Eingriffsnorm, die fur nationale Gerichte zwingend sei, nicht beachten? Oder hat das abredewidrig angerufene Gericht die Parteien dennoch auf das schiedsrichterliche Verfahren zu verweisen? Zur Klarung dieser Frage erfolgt eine umfangreiche Analyse zum Umgang mit Eingriffsnormen in der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit sowie eine Auswertung der Schiedspraxis. Auf dieser Grundlage entwickelt der Autor einen detaillierten Loesungsvorschlag aus der Sicht eines deutschen Gerichts und wendet diesen auf praktisch relevante Beispielsfalle an.

The Regulation of the Global Water Services Market

The Regulation of the Global Water Services Market

Author: Julien (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Chaisse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2019

Drinking water and wastewater services must be provided to many sectors of a nation's economy, including its industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. This forms the scope of the water industry's activities and it explains why the privatization of water sanitation and water services has become a huge market and a much-debated issue in a number of jurisdictions. Historically the water industry has been run as a public service which is owned by the local or national government; however, recent trends suggest that the role of the private sector is increasing. The growing economic interests concerning water and wastewater services are generating a tension with the recent recognition of the human right to water and sanitation. This tension between human right and economic rules is the focus of this book, which reviews all the international rules that form the regulation of global water services.

Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business

Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business

Author: Dennis Campbell Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/03/2019

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2019 including the annexed regulations, applicable as from 1 January 2019

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2019 including the annexed regulations, applicable as from 1 January 2019

Author: United Nations: Economic Commission for Europe: Inland Transport Committee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) of 26 May 2000 has been in force since February 2008. This version has been prepared on the basis of amendments applicable as from 1 January 2019. The Regulations annexed to the ADN contain provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles, their carriage in packages and in bulk on board inland navigation vessels or tank vessels, as well as provisions concerning the construction and operation of such vessels. They also address requirements and procedures for inspections, the issue of certificates of approval, recognition of classification societies, monitoring, and training and examination of experts. This is a two volume set.