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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:

Part I: Commercial Law.
1. Concepts and Sources of Commercial Law.
2. The Economic Operators.
3. The Economic Institutions.
4. General Obligations of Economic Operators.
5. Business Assets, Goodwill and Commercial Property
6. Bankruptcy and Related Institutions.
7. Negotiable Instruments (Bills of Exchange, Cheques, etc.).
8. Stock and Commodity Exchanges.
9. Commercial Contracts.
10. Commercial Securities.
Part II: Economic Law.
1. General Principles.
2. Law of Establishment and Supervision of Economic
3. State Incentives for Economic Activities.
4. Competition Law.
5. State Regulation of the Conditions of Commercial
Selected Bibliography.

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