Recent Submissions

  • Identifying and managing risk in international construction projects 

    Kerur, Sachin; Marshall, William ( Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals , 2012 , Article)
    Over the last decade, major construction projects have increasingly arisen in countries or regions that lack specialist, expert construction contractors, suppliers and consultants. Steps are being taken by governments in ...
  • Harmonizing formal requirements for cross-border sales contracts 

    Winship, Peter ( Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals , 2012 , Article)
    Legal systems have different traditions about how to “prove” a contract for the sale of personal property. Most legal systems today permit the contract to be proved by any means but some States require that the agreement ...
  • Codifying the corporate opportunity doctrine: The (UK) Companies Act 2006 

    Lowry, John ( Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals , 2012 , Article)
    Part 10 of the UK Companies Act 2006 codifies the fiduciary and common law duties of directors as a means of addressing the key policy considerations which underpinned the company law reform project launched by the Labour ...
  • Constitution-making in the 21st century 

    Saunders, Cheryl ( Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals , 2012 , Article)
    Constitutions have been made or changed in major ways in more than half the countries of the world in recent decades. This article deals with contemporary approaches to constitution-making, organising the analysis around ...
  • Colonial cleansing: Laws for a summer resort in China 

    Tan, Carol G.S. ( Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals , 2012 , Article)
    In the leased territory of Weihaiwei, China (1898–1930), public health and related laws played an important part in the local British government’s effort to create and maintain a summer resort for European visitors. These ...