Civil Enforcement in Comparative Perspective: A Public Management Challenge (Intersentia 2021), by Dr Wendy Kennett

Introduction This book has had a long gestation period. My interest in civil enforcement originated in the late 1990s. I was teaching an LLM module on International Litigation and conducting research on the international aspects of the various phases of the litigation process. When it was time to turn to the enforcement of judgments, I was requested to … Continue reading Civil Enforcement in Comparative Perspective: A Public Management Challenge (Intersentia 2021), by Dr Wendy Kennett

Comparative Tort Law – Global Perspectives (Edward Elgar 2021), by Mauro Bussani and Anthony Sebok

Common questions This book is an edited collection of twenty-four essays aiming to provide a framework for reflection and analysis about tort law and its recent developments in ‘Western’ and ‘non-Western’ legal systems. The fixed point that guided the selection of authors and topics in the book is the idea that tort is a concept … Continue reading Comparative Tort Law – Global Perspectives (Edward Elgar 2021), by Mauro Bussani and Anthony Sebok

Mergers, Acquisitions and International Financial Regulation: Analysing Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (Daniele D’Alvia, Routledge 2021), reviewed by Milos Vulanovic

In the hearings related to the Securities Enforcement Remedies and Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990, the US Attorney for the District of Utah stated regarding blank check companies (BBCs) initial public offerings (IPO): “[We] find no evidence that these offerings provide any benefit to the US economy or capital formation”. After more than thirty … Continue reading Mergers, Acquisitions and International Financial Regulation: Analysing Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (Daniele D’Alvia, Routledge 2021), reviewed by Milos Vulanovic

Account – U Kischel, “Theorising legal transplants?”, BACL Seminar, Preston, 3rd September 2019

At the BACL Seminar in Preston on 3rd September 2019, Professor Uwe Kischel explained his approach to legal transplants. Professor Kischel is the Mercator Chair of Public Law, European Law and Comparative Law at the University of Greifswald (Germany) and the author of Comparative law (OUP 2019). Here is an account of his engaging presentation … Continue reading Account – U Kischel, “Theorising legal transplants?”, BACL Seminar, Preston, 3rd September 2019