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Airport Capacity Allocation with Network Airlines

CHF 82,00

This study provides a theoretical framework to investigate the efficiency of different airport capacity allocation schemes under congestion externalities and imperfect competition. Its innovation is to consider an asymmetric market structure featuring a single dominant network carrier at its hub air..

Schriftenreihe: CFAC - Schriften zur Luftfahrt, Band 12
XIV, 277 Seiten
Regulation of the Financial Services Industry and its Impact on Competition and the Economy as a whole

CHF 45,00

Executive M.B.L.-HSG (Ed.)

This book contains the speeches given, and the subsequent discussions, at the Executive M.B.L.-HSG twentieth anniversary conference on the topic of “Regulation of the Financial Services Industry and its Impact on Competition and the Economy as a Whole” held on 18 September 2015 at SIX Convention..

IX, 108 Seiten
Introduction to Public International Law

CHF 48,00

In a time when global challenges can only be effectively coped with international cooperation, the study of international law as a framework for such cooperation becomes more and more important. Indeed, in a globalized world, very few areas can be regarded as remaining purely national. This book..

XXI, 157 Seiten
The Swiss Constitution in a Comparative Context

CHF 45,00

The Swiss Constitution features a number of characteristics which often attract the attention of observers from abroad: the direct influence of Swiss citizens on political decision-making by means of popular initiatives and referendums; a uniquely «bottom-up» federal structure reflecting the..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
XVI, 299 Seiten
Introduction to Swiss Constitutional Law

CHF 48,00

The Federal Constitution of the Swiss Confederation of 18 April 1999 represents the legal foundation of the state and as such contains a blue print for all state activities as well as the rights of the individual in relation to the state. This book offers an accurate and reasonably detailed ..

XX, 178 Seiten
Swiss Criminal Law

CHF 45,00

This book comes as the first English language, systematic overview of Swiss criminal law. It provides a gateway for lawyers who are unfamiliar with this legal order, yet have an academic or practical interest in it. And it gives lawyers with a background in Swiss law a useful tool when worki..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
XVII, 218 Seiten
Comparative Private Law

CHF 78,00

Looking beyond the border of your own legal system is to embark on an exciting journey, with the promise of gaining knowledge of foreign legal systems as well as a fresh perspective on your own. This book aims to guide students, academics and lawyers on this journey, and to show that ideas develo..

XLIV, 449 Seiten
Swiss Company Law

CHF 45,00

This book contains a concise presentation of all relevant rules of the Swiss Company Law. It discusses all company forms, including all partnership forms, corporations, the association and the foundation. The author, Lukas Handschin, is Attorney at Law at Zurich and Professor at the University ..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
240 Seiten
Trusts in the Principality of Liechtenstein and Similar Jurisdictions

CHF 78,00

Aspects of Wealth Protection, Benef iciaries’ Rights and International Law

Originating in common law, trusts were once completely foreign to continental European jurisdictions. This situation changed significantly when Liechtenstein enacted the Persons and Companies Act in 1926. It also continues to change as further jurisdictions undertake to recognise the trust. The i..

VII, 236 Seiten
Reforming FIFA
Mark Pieth (Hrsg.)

CHF 28,00

FIFA, like other sports governing bodies, has been accused of corruption and lack of transparency. It has, however, recently decided to initiate reforms. A group of experienced independent governance experts and stakeholders has been asked to oversee the reform process. This group, the Independen..

VII, 178 Seiten
Reforming FIFA
Mark Pieth (Hrsg.)

CHF 28,00

FIFA, like other sports governing bodies, has been accused of corruption and lack of transparency. It has, however, recently decided to initiate reforms. A group of experienced independent governance experts and stakeholders has been asked to oversee the reform process. This group, the Independen..

VII, 178 Seiten
Swiss Financial Market Law

CHF 45,00

This «nutshell» -book gives a comprehensive overview over the Swiss financial market legislation and supervision and presents the main market and regulatory actors. It describes the market organization, financial products, market participants, cross-sector rules such as AML and financial markets ..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
XVI, 160 Seiten
International Business Transactions
Lara M. Pair (Hrsg.)

CHF 48,00

Legal Aspects for Managers

International Business Transactions for Managers is a concise overview of the legal and financial topics that every business person needs to know about. This book explains the how and why of legal principles in international transactions. It breaks those principles down and translates them into b..

XI, 144 Seiten
International Business Transactions
Lara M. Pair (Hrsg.)

CHF 40,00

Legal Aspects for Managers

International Business Transactions for Managers is a concise overview of the legal and financial topics that every business person needs to know about. This book explains the how and why of legal principles in international transactions. It breaks those principles down and translates them into b..

XI, 144 Seiten
Secondary Liability in International Criminal Law

CHF 68,00

A Study on Aiding and Abetting or otherwise Assisting the Commission of International Crimes

Notions such as complicity, accessory liability as well as aiding and abetting frequently appear in international criminal law. This study focuses on the relevant legal issues concerning secondary liability as a mode of individual criminal responsibility. Part A looks into the distinction between..

XII, 240 Seiten
Yearbook on International Arbitration

CHF 88,00

Volume III

Arbitration is one of the most successful dispute resolution devices in the international arena, be it in the context of commercial disputes, investor-state conflicts, or sports controversies. This actual importance is attended by fast developing legal rules and practices concerning the various k..

430 Seiten
Private International Law in Switzerland

CHF 45,00

The export industry is of great importance to Switzerland. The country has a long-standing tradition of international transactions and business relations. Against this background, private international law plays a major role in Switzerland. Altough private international law applies within an ..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
XVI, 143 Seiten
EU and Investment Agreements

CHF 76,00

Open Questions and Remaining Challenges

Die Übertragung der Kompetenzen im Bereich der ausländischen Direktinvestitionen mit dem Lissabonner Vertrag von den Mitgliedstaaten auf die EU eröffnet Möglichkeiten für ein kohärenteres unionales Handeln in der internationalen Investitionsschutzpolitik. Allerdings sind noch immer wichtige mit d..

200 Seiten
Swiss Takeover Law

CHF 45,00

A tender offer is the most common way to obtain control of a listed company in Switzerland. In a hostile scenario, it is the only form of transaction that allows seeking control against the will of the target’s board. Furthermore, tender offers are popular for going-private transactions and repur..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
XVIII, 175 Seiten
Collective Action: Innovative Strategies to Prevent Corruption
Mark Pieth (Hrsg.)

CHF 58,00

The Basel Institute on Governance is an influential not-for-profit organization with particular competencies in corruption prevention and public governance, corporate governance and compliance, anti-money laundering, and anti-corruption law enforcement and the recovery of stolen assets. Based in ..

XXIII, 231 Seiten
The Khmer Rouge and the Crime of Genocide

CHF 68,00

Issues of Genocidal Intent with Regard to the Khmer Rouge Mass Atrocities

More than one million people died in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 under the regime of the Khmer Rouge. Thirty years later, a Cambodian court supported by the UN tries to hold legally accountable those most responsible for the crimes committed. This study presents some of the major legal issues rele..

XIII, 250 Seiten
EU Treaties. Consolidated versions with the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon

CHF 48,00

This textbook contains the consolidated versions of the Treaty on the European Union and of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, together with the according annexes and protocols, as they result from the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon, signed on 13 December 2007, wh..

XVI, 411 Seiten
EU Treaties. Consolidated versions with the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon

CHF 40,00

This textbook contains the consolidated versions of the Treaty on the European Union and of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, together with the according annexes and protocols, as they result from the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon, signed on 13 December 2007, wh..

XVI, 411 Seiten
International Arbitration in Switzerland

CHF 45,00

In the 20th century, arbitration has received a substantial boost, together with the upward movement of international trade. Its geographical situation, neutrality and political stability have helped Switzerland to become a popular place of arbitration. Switzerland’s modern lex arbitri, Chapter 1..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
190 Seiten
Animal Law – Tier und Recht

CHF 78,00

Developments and Perspectives in the 21st Century – Entwicklungen und Perspektiven im 21. Jahrhundert

The «animal question» is one of the most burning questions of the 21st Century. Therefore, «animal law» represents a burgeoning and vibrant field of research. Nevertheless, the jurisprudence of animal law still remains in a state of infancy in Europe – in contrast to the United States, where anim..

XXIX, 630 Seiten
Animal Law – Tier und Recht

CHF 66,00

Developments and Perspectives in the 21st Century – Entwicklungen und Perspektiven im 21. Jahrhundert

The «animal question» is one of the most burning questions of the 21st Century. Therefore, «animal law» represents a burgeoning and vibrant field of research. Nevertheless, the jurisprudence of animal law still remains in a state of infancy in Europe – in contrast to the United States, where anim..

XXIX, 630 Seiten
Yearbook on International Arbitration

CHF 88,00

Volume II

Arbitration is one of the most successful dispute resolution devices in the international arena, be it in the context of commercial disputes, investor-state conflicts, or sports controversies. This actual importance is attended by fast developing legal rules and practices concerning the various k..

444 Seiten
Private Equity Minority Investments Sharing Control in Closely Held Private Family Firms

CHF 88,00

Triggered by the financial crisis starting in 2007, the private equity industry has entered a new investment cycle characterized by more conservative capital structures. As acquisition prices of target companies have remained comparatively high the equity tickets to acquire control ceteris paribu..

LXVI, 417 Seiten
Principles of Federalism

CHF 28,00

Guidelines for Good Federal Practices – a Swiss contribution

"The idea behind the Guidelines for Good Federal Practices is to draw up principles for the just, equitable and effective governance of federations worldwide. The Guidelines are intended to help framers of constitutions, government officials, members of civil society and those who apply the law t..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
116 Seiten
Principles of Federalism

CHF 23,00

Guidelines for Good Federal Practices – a Swiss contribution

"The idea behind the Guidelines for Good Federal Practices is to draw up principles for the just, equitable and effective governance of federations worldwide. The Guidelines are intended to help framers of constitutions, government officials, members of civil society and those who apply the law t..

Schriftenreihe: In a nutshell
116 Seiten
Insurance Contract Law between Business Law and Consumer Protection
Helmut Heiss (Hrsg.)

CHF 78,00

The topic of ”Insurance Contract Law between Commercial Law and Consumer Protection“ was discussed within the section on commercial law at the XVIIIth International Congress on Comparative Law 2010, which was held in Washington DC. It dealt with the fact that insurance contracts are commercial tr..

VIII, 402 Seiten
Harmonising Anti-Corruption Compliance

CHF 48,00

New anti-corruption laws and intensified law enforcement, in particular in OECD Member States, are motivating companies to implement sound anti-corruption compliance programmes. They will help reduce risk, but they may also serve as a business argument. Yet, companies are increasingly voicing the..

XXVI, 151 Seiten
Harmonising Anti-Corruption Compliance

CHF 40,00

New anti-corruption laws and intensified law enforcement, in particular in OECD Member States, are motivating companies to implement sound anti-corruption compliance programmes. They will help reduce risk, but they may also serve as a business argument. Yet, companies are increasingly voicing the..

XXVI, 151 Seiten
Swiss Civil Procedure Code (CPC)

CHF 58,00

English Translation of the new Swiss Civil Procedure Code, with an overview of its main features

The Swiss Civil Procedure Code enters into force on 1 January 2011. For the first time in Swiss legal history, the new Code brings about a unification of civil procedure throughout Switzerland, by replacing the 26 different civil procedure laws of the Cantons. The new Code will henceforth apply t..

200 Seiten
E-Democracy in Switzerland

CHF 42,00

Practice and Perspectives

Electronic democracy is a relatively new subject of study. However, with the globalization of Internet use, the deployment of information and communication technology to improve democracy has rapidly gained worldwide attention. The authors of this book explore the practice of e-democracy in Switz..

150 Seiten
Völkerrecht als Fortschritt und Chance

CHF 94,00

Grundidee Gerechtigkeit

"Völkerrecht ist in den letzten Jahren zu einem Gegenstand des allgemeinen Interessens geworden. Es hat die Welt der realen (Macht)Politik erreicht, und seine Prinzipien sind zu Denkformen von Menschen im Alltag geworden. Der Autor will Völkerrecht verständlich machen, indem er es von verschieden..

XIV, 1026 Seiten
The Real Legal Weapons: Interim Measures in Civil and Criminal Cases

CHF 45,00

An Overview of Interim Measures in 14 Selected Countries

This book shows how powerful and efficient interim measures are in selected countries all around the world and how quickly applicants can achieve their goals if they are properly informed. Authors from 14 countries, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, England and Wales, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, La..

XV, 215 Seiten
Global Ocean Management in Partnership

CHF 58,00

The oceans play a central role in regulating climate, being part of the food supply chain, and providing routes for navigation and transport of cargo and passengers. Shipping is the basic method for transporting goods and cargo. Virtually every product ever made, bought, or sold has been affected..

Schriftenreihe: Dike Law Books
238 Seiten
England and the Continent

CHF 30,00

Distinguishing the Peculiarities of the English Common Law of Contract

Since law is indelibly marked by its history, it is hardly surprising that law and legal thinking in England and the mainly Anglophone countries which follow it are very different from those in countries in the European-continental tradition, which includes all of Latin America and much of the Ne..

Schriftenreihe: Dike Law Books
58 Seiten
Customer Preferences of Very Light Jet Air Taxi Operators

CHF 38,00

Very light jets are designed to constitute a new category of small, cost efficient private jets. Their introduction to the market has been planned for almost a decade and could induce significant changes to the business aviation industry. Among the most discussed effects is the possible emergence..

Schriftenreihe: CFAC - Schriften zur Luftfahrt, Band 2
VI, 94 Seiten
A Timely Turn to the Laywer?

CHF 148,00

Globalisierung und die Anglo-Amerikanisierung von Recht und Rechtsberufen – Essays

Aus globaler Perspektive war das Rechtsgeschehen in den vergangenen drei Dekaden zunehmend durch die Globalisierung beeinflusst. Amerikanisches Recht und amerikanische Rechtskultur haben in diesem Prozess der Internationalisierung von Anfang an eine wichtige Rolle gespielt, was sich auch auf die ..

XII, 1138 Seiten
Präjudiz und Sprache - Precedence and its language

CHF 58,00

Der vorliegende Band gibt die Referate und Diskussionen des ersten Kolloquiums der im Jahre 2004 gegründeten Peter Häberle-Stiftung an der Universität St. Gallen wieder. Die Stiftung bezweckt die regelmässige Durchführung von wissenschaftlichen Anlässe zum Themenkreis «Staats- und Verfassungslehr..

X, 272 Seiten
Frieden in Freiheit - Peace in liberty - Paix en liberté

CHF 388,00

Festschrift für Michael Bothe zum 70. Geburtstag

Am 11. Juni 2008 hat Prof. Dr. Michael Bothe sein 70. Lebensjahr vollendet. Aus diesem Anlass widmen ihm Freunde, Kollegen und Schüler eine Festschrift, die unter dem Titel «Frieden in Freiheit» nicht nur zentrale Arbeitsgebiete des Jubilars aufgreift, sondern auch dessen rechts- und wissenschaft..

XVIII, 1286 Seiten
Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law - Menschenrechte, Demokratie und Rechtsstaat - Droits de l'homme, démocratie et Etat de droit

CHF 248,00

Liber amicorum Luzius Wildhaber

Am 18. Januar 2007 hat Luzius Wildhaber seinen 70. Geburtstag gefeiert und ist als Präsident des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte in Strassburg zurückgetreten. Dies haben die Herausgeber zum Anlass genommen, sein breites und vielfältiges Wirken als Wissenschaftler und Richter auf den ..

1685 Seiten
Der Erfolg und das Honorar des Anwalts - L'honoraire de l'avocat et le résultat
Mirko Ros (Hrsg.)

CHF 40,00

Welche Probleme stellen sich bei erfolgsorientierten Honoraren? Ist das traditionelle Verbot des Erfolgshonorars (pactum de quota litis) heutzutage noch gerechtfertigt bzw. im Interesse des Klienten? Weltweit hat sich diesbezüglich in den letzten Jahren in vielen Gesetzgebungen ein bemerkenswerte..

XI, 154 Seiten
Recht, Richtung, Frauen

CHF 48,00

Von Oslo bis Genf, von Leiden bis St. Gallen: 15 Wissenschaftlerinnen denken kritisch nach über die Bedeutung und Wirkung des Rechts für und auf Frauen. RECHT RICHTUNG FRAUEN gewährt Einblick: Die Autorinnen bearbeiten Fragestellungen aus Theorie und Praxis, aus Fachrichtungen Recht, Philosophie,..

374 Seiten
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