Casebook on Contract Law 13th Edition
Jill Poole’s bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: – Self-test questions and answers – Guidance on answering questions in contract law – Exercises and guidance on reading cases – An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions.
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Richard Whish and David Bailey’s Competition Law is the definitive textbook on this subject. The authors’ authoritative treatment of the area is matched by a lively and easy-to-follow writing style, making this book an indispensable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate law and economics students, as well as for practitioners and officials involved in competition law. Explaining the economic context within which competition law operates in the UK, EU and internationally, the authors look at the constituent parts of the law and analyze how they affect commercial phenomena. Key aspects are examined in detail, including mergers, horizontal and vertical agreements, the Abuse of Dominance, Intellectual Property and the obligations of Member States under the EC. The book also scrutinizes fundamental Acts and Articles – Competition Act 1998; Enterprise Act 2002; Articles 101 and 102 – providing readers with context, consequences and an overview of how these are applied in practice. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre that accompanies this edition of the book contains an author video podcasts, articles from the authors, useful web links, and extended versions of the tables in the text. This book is essential reading for students, practitioners and officials seeking a respected, reliable, intelligent and critical approach to competition law.
Now in its 9th Edition this proven textbook provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to Business Law, including Contract Law, Tort Law, Commercial Law and Employment Law. The aim is to explain Business Law in a straightforward and accessible way. “Business Law 9e” is fully up to date and includes coverage of the most recent legislation concerning corporate manslaughter, compensation, equality, flexible working and misleading marketing. The Companies Act 2006 is given full and comprehensive coverage. Recent European legislation on unfair business practices, equal treatment and consumer protection is included. Current case law is thoroughly reviewed and throughout the text hundreds of cases are referenced and described. “Business Law 9e” is ideal for use on undergraduate Business Law modules taken by business studies, accounting, marketing, design and technology, health studies and food science and other non-law students. It covers the business law syllabus requirements of many professional and examination bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Institute of Personnel Development. It is also suitable for the GNVQ Business Law option.
Since the publication of the first edition of Elements of Family Law in Singapore in 2007, there have been further developments in the law, both in statutory form as well as case law. This updated second edition follows the original, largely discussing, the developments and its impact on the state of the law currently. The author has striven to improve upon the discussion of the core principles in each topic in this edition.
The Court of Appeal leads the judiciary in its continuing effort to ensure that pristine common law principles are interpreted to serve local needs and circumstances as they should. The High Court has clarified the dominating role of the Women’s Charter in formation of marriages. The separate parts of the law regulating parents and their children are better rationalised to uphold the unique position of parents over other adults who may be interested in the well-being of someone else’s child. The Court of Appeal affirmed and clarified the law regulating marital agreements including pre-nuptial agreements. In the area of division of matrimonial assets, the Court of Appeal has delivered several significant decisions clarifying the law as based upon the concept of deferred community of property where equal credit should be accorded to nonfinancial contribution to acquisition as financial contribution, expounding the purposive interpretation of what properties are matrimonial assets and explaining its view of how to achieve the just and equitable proportions of division as mandated by the statutory provision.
Amongst significant statutory developments is the enactment of the International Child Abduction Act 2011 which enforces Singapore’s commitment in acceding to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. New provisions for the better enforcement of orders of financial provision, whether of maintenance or division of matrimonial assets, after termination of marriages are also explained.
Tan Sook Yee’s Principles of Land Law has been hailed as a milestone in legal text in Singapore. Previous editions of this book have been on extensively by all levels of the Singapore courts and the book’s influence is demonstrated by the fact that even a hypothetical posed in the previous edition merited an extensive discussion in the Singapore Court of Appeal. In this third edition, Professot Tan Sook Yee is joined by Associate Professors Tang Hang Wu (National University of Singapore) and Kelvin FK Low (formly of Hong Kong University, now Singapore Management of Singapore) in dating the text. The updates have been extensive , to take into court what has recently been substantially re-written to take these changes into account. Since its release in 2009, this edition has already been cited by the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore.