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Contracts (31 Books)


This collection provides exposure to basic contract law. The course will identify the scope and purpose of the legal protection accorded to interests predicated on contract and will focus on problems of contract formation, interpretation, performance, and remedies for breach. (Autumn)

 
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An Echo from the Distant Past

What?

The emergence of copyright traces back to 1455 AD when Johannes Gutenberg after decades of work completed the printing of his famous bible. The printing press saw the light of day and so did modern reproduction technique. In fact Gutenberg’s method of printing was used without important changes well into the 20th century. The use of the printing press spread quickly and in 1476 it was introduced in England where its use more than two centuries later, in 1709, gave rise t...

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Defense Contracting Regulations a Guide for Small Business, Small ...

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Preface: In this guide, we explain the basic purchasing rules andregulations of the Department of Defense (D.O.D.). We do not offerdirect assistance in locating sale opportunities, although the appendix lists several excellent sources of marketing information. Every D.O.D. purchasing office has at least one Small Business Specialist who can provide information on contracting and subcontracting opportunities with that office and at other D.O.D. contracting offices. Those ...

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Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Residential Mortgage Backe...

By: Shahir Guindi

Economics

INTRODUCTION TO THE PROJECT AND THE SUBJECT Legal and regulatory issues are, in some jurisdictions, complex and costly issues to resolve prior to initiating a successful residential mortgage-backed securitization (RMBS) program. Our objective is, via two country-specific case studies which have already been submitted to the World Bank1 and this non-country specific more general note, to raise legal issues and potential impediments before to an RMBS being instituted. Typi...

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Cases Mihaly International Corporation V. Democratic Socialist Rep...

By: Alejandro A. Escobar

Economics

The Award in Mihaly International Corporation v. Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, reproduced below, was rendered on March 15, 2002 in the second ICSID proceeding involving Sri Lanka. The first such case was Asian Agricultural Products Limited v. Sri Lanka (ICSID Case No ARB/ 87/3), which concluded with an award, including a dissenting opinion, rendered on June 27, 1990, reproduced in 6 ICSID Review?Foreign Investment Law Journal 526 (1991). Both cases were ini...

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Icsid Additional Facility Rules April 2006

By: The World Bank

Economics

Introduction: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID or the Centre) is established by the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention or the Convention). As at April 10, 2006, 143 countries have ratified the Convention to become Contracting States. Under the ICSID Convention, the Centre provides facilities for conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes betwe...

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Icsid Additional Facility Rules Jan. 2003

By: The World Bank

Economics

Introduction: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID or the Centre) is established by the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention or the Convention). As of December 15, 2002, 136 countries have ratified the Convention to become Contracting States. Under the ICSID Convention, the Centre provides facilities for conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes be...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2005; Volume 83, Numbe...

By: Vincent Shaw

Medical Reference Publication

OFFICIAL RECOMM&NDATIONS AND REGULATIONS - VARIETY AND EVOLUTION Vaccine concraindications have been defined by most countries. Recommendations appear to differ from one country to another and are even contradictory. tnsufficient scientific data could explain the fact. Local habits and susceptibility might affect some attitudes towards contraindications; for example any reporting on complications may have an impact on health authorities or manufacturers, who are usually ...

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: Peter Piot, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

In 2003, the world has a greater opportunity than ever before to alter the course of the global HIV epidemic. As this report indicates, the level of resources available for HIV/AIDS programmes has risen dramatically, and virtually every heavily affected country now has a multisectoral strategic plan of action to address the epidemic. In particular, there is enormous global momentum to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatments in developing countries – a prospect that not many...

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Investors' Bill of Rights

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Excerpt: In many important ways, an investor is not simply a consumer but a party to a legal contract. Both the offer or and purchaser of an investment have rights and responsibilities. This “Bill of Rights” is designed to assist you the investor in making an informed decision before committing your funds. It is not intended to be exhaustive in its descriptions. Should you desire further information about a particular type of investment, you are invited to contact the ap...

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: D. Kemali

Medical Reference Publication

When Shelley wrote, more than one century ago, that hell is acity like London, he would not have imagined what some of today's inner cities would look like, and what a threat they would represent for mental health. Indeed, literature is full of lists of pathogenic factors operating in our metropolitan areas, including overcrowding, poor housing, poverty, unemployment, anomie, segregation, isolation from relatives and peers, loneliness and submersion in a counter-culture ...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Hemp as an Ag...

By: Jean M. Rawson

Summary: The terms “hemp” and “industrial hemp” refer to varieties of Cannabis sativa characterized by low levels of the primary psychoactive chemical (tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC) in their leaves and flowers. Farmers in more than 30 countries worldwide grow industrial hemp commercially for fiber, seed, and oil for use in a variety of industrial and consumer products, including food. Because of the psychoactive properties of some varieties of Cannabis (which can grow vi...

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