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Contemporary Commercial Law


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For academics and practitioners, this series offers cutting edge research titles and practical manuals on the whole spectrum of commercial law, and will be of great use to commercial practitioner across the range of specialisms.

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Third Party Protection in Shipping

Third Party Protection in Shipping

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carlo Corcione
October 01, 2019

This book examines third party protection in shipping. Today, shipping is not just a part of the supply chain; it is undistinguishable from it. Once at the periphery, third party protection is now a central element of carriage. This matter is addressed by means of analysis of the current legal...

Maritime Law in China: Emerging Issues and Future Developments

Maritime Law in China: Emerging Issues and Future Developments

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Johanna Hjalmarsson, Jenny Jingbo Zhang
May 13, 2019

The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide...

Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks

Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks

1st Edition

Muharem Kianieff
April 11, 2019

Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks is one of the first texts to offer a critical analysis of Blockchain and the legal and economic challenges faced by this new technology. This book will offer those who are unfamiliar with Blockchain an introduction as to how the technology...

FIDIC Red Book: A Commentary

FIDIC Red Book: A Commentary

1st Edition

Ben Beaumont
March 05, 2019

Written by a member of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, this detailed and critical commentary on the FIDIC Red Book provides authoritative guidance and recommendations for best practice. Focusing on each Clause of the Condition of Contract, this book identifies pitfalls and logistics...

The Contract of Carriage: Multimodal Transport and Unimodal Regulation

The Contract of Carriage: Multimodal Transport and Unimodal Regulation

1st Edition

Paula Bäckdén
February 06, 2019

The Contract of Carriage: Multimodal Transport and Unimodal Regulation provides a new perspective on how to approach the question of multimodal transport regulation regarding liability for goods carried. Unlike previous literature, which has approached the issue of applicability from a strict...

The Law and Autonomous Vehicles

The Law and Autonomous Vehicles

1st Edition

Matthew Channon, Lucy McCormick, Kyriaki Noussia
January 17, 2019

When will we see autonomous vehicles on our roads? The answer is that to some degree, they are already here. Numerous organisations are testing fully autonomous prototypes on public roads in the UK, and even commercially available vehicles already have several ‘quasi-autonomous’ features. KPMG has...

FIDIC Yellow Book: A Commentary

FIDIC Yellow Book: A Commentary

1st Edition

Ben Beaumont
December 27, 2018

The book analyses every aspect of the ease or otherwise of implementing the FIDIC Yellow Book Conditions of Contract. On a clause-by-clause basis, it highlights important structural features and suggests alternative text to avoid problems with the contract. Written in a user-friendly manner by an...

Double Insurance and Contribution

Double Insurance and Contribution

1st Edition

Nisha Mohamed
August 02, 2018

Double insurance is an issue which frequently arises in practice. Dr Nisha Mohamed delves into the problems which arise in double insurance and the attempts to provide a solution to the uncertainty of the law in this area.  The book begins with a fascinating look at the history and development of...

Online Arbitration

Online Arbitration

1st Edition

Faye Fangfei Wang
September 05, 2017

Innovative initiatives for online arbitration are needed to aid in resolving cross-border commercial and consumer disputes in the EU, UK, US and China. This book provides a comparative study of online dispute resolution (ODR) systems and a model of best practices, taking into consideration the...

Insurance Law Implications of Delay in Maritime Transport

Insurance Law Implications of Delay in Maritime Transport

1st Edition

Aysegul Bugra
July 24, 2017

Delay in a marine adventure is an important and frequent phenomenon of maritime transport as it affects various parties and their interests. Insurance Law Implications of Delay in Maritime Transport is the first single book to deal specifically with this issue in the context of insurance law. The...

Illegality in Marine Insurance Law

Illegality in Marine Insurance Law

1st Edition

Feng Wang
September 22, 2016

Illegality in Marine Insurance Law is the first book to deal specifically with illegality in the context of marine insurance law. Previously, this issue has only ever been partially covered within analysis and criticism of Section 41 of the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and warranties. However, Dr Wang...

Insurance Law in China

Insurance Law in China

1st Edition

Johanna Hjalmarsson, Dingjing Huang
December 04, 2014

The Chinese insurance market is expanding enormously as risk adversity takes hold in the economy while the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. In addition, insurance is a heavily regulated field with detailed contract law stipulations. An introduction to regulation and...

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