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IEL Commerial and Economic Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Commercial and Economic Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 22 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in commercial and economic law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in commercial and economic law.  These monographs include a general introduction on commercial and economic law followed by specialized chapters on economic operators, economic institutions, general obligations, bankruptcy and related institutions, commercial contracts, commercial securities, competition law, and state regulation of the conditions of commercial transactions.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Chapter 1. The General Background
Chapter 2. The Economic System
Chapter 3. The Legal System
Part I. Commercial Law
Chapter 1. Concepts and Sources of Commercial Law
Chapter 2. The Economic Operators
Chapter 3. The Economic Institutions
Chapter 4. General Obligations of the Economic Operators
Chapter 5. Business Assets, Goodwill and Commercial
Property Rights
Chapter 6. Bankruptcy and Related Institutions
Chapter 7. Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 8. Organization of Financial Markets
Chapter 9. Commercial Contracts
Chapter 10. Commercial Securities
Part II. Economic Law
Chapter 1. General Principles
Chapter 2. The Law of Establishment and Supervision of
Economic Activities
Chapter 3. State Incentives for Economic Activities
Chapter 4. Competition Law
Chapter 5. State Regulation of the Conditions of
Commercial Transactions

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