Contracts

Contracts Author Richard Stim
ISBN-10 9781413323016
Release 2016-08-04
Pages 487
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Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language of contracts which clauses are important and which aren't illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for, and how to negotiate or change contracts. Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference will help you save money by explaining which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners (including one-person operations and independent contractors), but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.



Firms Contracts and Financial Structure

Firms  Contracts  and Financial Structure Author Oliver Hart
ISBN-10 9780191606885
Release 1995-10-05
Pages 240
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This book provides a framework for thinking about economic instiutions such as firms. The basic idea is that institutions arise in situations where people write incomplete contracts and where the allocation of power or control is therefore important. Power and control are not standard concepts in economic theory. The book begins by pointing out that traditional approaches cannot explain on the one hand why all transactions do not take place in one huge firm and on the other hand why firms matter at all. An incomplete contracting or property rights approach is then developed. It is argued that this approach can throw light on the boundaries of firms and on the meaning of asset ownership. In the remainder of the book, incomplete contacting ideas are applied to understand firms' financial decisions, in particular, the nature of debt and equity (why equity has votes and creditors have foreclosure rights); the capital structure decisions of public companies; optimal bankruptcy procedure; and the allocation of voting rights across a company's shares. The book is written in a fairly non-technical style and includes many examples. It is aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students, academic and business economists, and lawyers as well as those with an interest in corporate finance, privatization and regulation, and transitional issues in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and China. Little background knowledge is required, since the concepts are developed as the book progresses and the existing literature is fully reviewed.



The Construction Contracts Book

The Construction Contracts Book Author Daniel S. Brennan
ISBN-10 1604422556
Release 2008
Pages 373
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Most construction lawyers are familiar with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) forms of agreements, and the newer ConsensusDOCS forms. The ConsensusDocs forms replace many of the forms previously issued by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Now completely revised, this invaluable resource offers a topic-by-topic comparison of these forms by providing: An easy-reference guide to how the AIA, ConsensusDOCS and EJCDC forms treat the most significant issues in owner/contractor/subcontractor and owner/design professional agreements Proposed alternative language for situations where the form contract approach may not provide the best solution List comparing the most significant provisions from each of these forms (on the CD-ROM)"



A Short Course in International Contracts 4th Ed eBook

A Short Course in International Contracts 4th Ed   eBook Author
ISBN-10 9781607800538
Release 2009
Pages 184
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A Short Course in International Contracts 4th Ed eBook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Short Course in International Contracts 4th Ed eBook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Short Course in International Contracts 4th Ed eBook book for free.



Autonomy in International Contracts

Autonomy in International Contracts Author Peter Edward Nygh
ISBN-10 0198262701
Release 1999
Pages 282
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This book explores the source and extent of the right of parties to an international contract to make appropriate arrangements for the determination of their legal relationship, primarily by selecting the applicable law, but also by selecting the judicial or arbitral forum. The book focuses on the legal systems of the United States, the Commonwealth jurisdictions and the civil law countries of western and central Europe, taking as a starting point the provisions of the several Hague Conventions on the Choice of Law in Sales and other contracts, the Rome Convention of 1980 on the Law Applicable to International Contracts and the Mexico Convention of 1994 on the same topic, as well as modern legislation on conflicts of law. Nygh's aim is to discern a general consensus, where present, and to argue for a further development and extension of the principles of autonomy unhampered by historical notions of territoriality and sovereignty, which hitherto have sought to restrain it, with only such limitations as can be justified for the protection of weaker parties or genuine state interests. This fascinating analysis, written from the author's unique perspective, will be welcomed by practitioners and scholars alike. This book is part of the Oxford Monographs in Private International Law series, the aim of which is to publish work of high quality and originality in a number of important areas of private international law. The series is intended for both scholarly and practitioner readers.



Contracts

Contracts Author Steven Emanuel
ISBN-10 9780735589957
Release 2010
Pages 310
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CrunchTime provides the right information, in the right format, at the right time. If you learn best through application flow charts, get your CrunchTime early in the semester and use it as a visual aid throughout your course. Each title offers capsule summaries of major points of law and critical issues, exam tips for identifying common traps and pitfalls, sample exam and essay questions with model answers, and recommended approaches for crafting essays that will get winning grades!



Contracts in Counselling Psychotherapy

Contracts in Counselling   Psychotherapy Author Charlotte Sills
ISBN-10 9781446236413
Release 2006-06-15
Pages 200
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Praise for the First Edition: `An excellently edited book... It touches upon the core philosophical bases of psychodynamic/psychoanalytic, cognitive and humanistic counselling, and explores the complicated and sometimes contradictory nature of contracting within these approaches... The book is written in an accessible language and often uses very powerful imagery to underline its message... I found this book to be extremely stimulating, accessible and readable. I recommend it to all people interested in counselling, and particularly to students of counselling at all levels' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling Contracts in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition is a practical guide to an essential area of professional knowledge and skills. Any kind of therapeutic relationship requires an agreement between practitioner and client at the outset. When contracting with clients, practitioners need to consider a whole range of factors including: " goals of counselling " theoretical orientation " brief or open-ended counselling " different personality types " ethical and legal issues. This book provides a unique guide to the nature of counselling contracts, why they are needed and how they are made. For the second edition, the book has been thoroughly updated to take account of the BACP ethical framework. Two new chapters have been added covering the legal aspects of contracting, and how to make contracts with trainees. Contracts in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition is an authoritative source of information and practical guidance for trainees and practitioners in counselling and psychotherapy. Charlotte Sills is Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, and Head of Transactional Analysis Department at Metanoia Institute, London



Murray on Contracts

Murray on Contracts Author John Edward Murray Jr.
ISBN-10 9780327175117
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 1216
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The critical analyses presented in the Fifth Edition of Murray on Contracts provide students with the insights necessary to gain a comprehensive understanding of the law of contracts. This text also considers and critically analyzes statutory modifications of neoclassical contract doctrine beyond the UCC. Many of the sections contain captioned subdivisions so that the reader is more easily directed to topical discussions within the sections. The author includes citation tables to Restatement and UCC sections as well as a table of cases, along with an expansive index. In addition, the appendix includes the text of the United Nations convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), and the final chapter provides an introduction to the CISG and compares its key provisions with the UCC and other principles of American contract law.



Chitty on Contracts General principles

Chitty on Contracts  General principles Author Joseph Chitty
ISBN-10 9780414047990
Release 2012
Pages 2480
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Chitty on Contracts is the pre-eminent reference work on contract law in the common law world. It has been used for generations by lawyers as the leading guide to contracts, and is relied on to provide insight and aid in complex areas of the law. The work is in two volumes: Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law, while Volume Two offers guidance on Specific Contracts, namely contractual issues in specific industry sectors. (Volume One of the work is available as a standalone for those who need coverage of the general principles of contract law only).



Chinese Contract Law

Chinese Contract Law Author Mo Zhang
ISBN-10 9789004150416
Release 2006
Pages 372
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This volume presents a well-analyzed inside view of Chinese contract law in theory and practice, which will be of interest to both academic researchers and practitioners in this area.



An International Restatement of Contract Law

An International Restatement of Contract Law Author Michael Joachim Bonell
ISBN-10 9789004177161
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 691
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The Unidroit Principles of International Contracts, first published in 1994, have met with extraordinary success in the legal and business community worldwide. Prepared by a group of eminent experts from all major legal systems of the world, they provide a comprehensive set of rules for international commercial contracts. Available in more than 20 language versions, they are increasingly being used by national legislatures as a source of inspiration in law reform projects, by lawyers as guidelines in contract negotiations and by arbitrators as a legal basis for the settlement of disputes. In 2004 a new edition of the Unidroit Principles was approved, containing five new chapters and adaptations to take into account electronic contracting. This new edition of An International Restatement of Contract Law is the first comprehensive introduction to the Unidroit Principles 2004. In addition, it provides an extensive survey and analysis of the actual use of the Unidroit Principles in practice with special emphasis on the different ways in which they have been interpreted and applied by the courts and arbitral tribunals in the hundred or so cases reported worldwide. The book also contains the full text of the Preamble and the 180 articles of the Unidroit Principles 2004 in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Russian as well as the 1994 edition in Spanish. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.



A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts

A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts Author Christopher Columbus Langdell
ISBN-10 UOM:35112105194791
Release 1871
Pages 1022
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A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts book for free.



Administration of Government Contracts

Administration of Government Contracts Author John Cibinic
ISBN-10 9780808014355
Release 2006
Pages 1414
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This unbiased analysis of statutes, regulations, and case law clarifies the complex rules of federal procurement policies, explaining the processes that government personnel and contractors must follow in every aspect of government contracting--from inception to completion. Topics include contract administration and personnel, contract interpretation, risk allocation, changes, delays, pricing of adjustments, and much more.



Psychological Contracts in Organizations

Psychological Contracts in Organizations Author Denise Rousseau
ISBN-10 0803971052
Release 1995-05-18
Pages 242
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The organizational, social and psychological meanings of contracts, both written and unwritten, are the focus of this volume. The author addresses a number of important topics including contract making, interpretation of contracts, contract violations, strategies for changing contracts and contracts evolving from circumstances relevant to the 1990s. In addition, a thought-provoking discussion of how contracts are linked to an organization's strategy and its human resource practices is included. The book concludes with an assessment of societal trends that point to large scale changes in future employment contracts.



Soul Contracts

Soul Contracts Author Danielle MacKinnon
ISBN-10 9781476739052
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 208
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Stop worrying and start living. This entirely new approach to life helps you recognize and release hidden barriers in your soul that are blocking the way to true happiness and success. How many times have you wondered why, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t keep a relationship? Can’t stay healthy? Can’t make enough money? Can’t find happiness? Have you ever stopped to think—perhaps there is some other force at work? In Soul Contracts, intuitive coach and consultant Danielle MacKinnon helps you recognize and release the energetic barriers lodged deep in your soul, called soul contracts. Born out of despair, fear, pain, or anger, a soul contract is an unconscious promise that you’ve made with yourself in the past that is now hindering your ability to move forward in life. Through a five-step process, you can identify, master, and release these hidden blocks, and thus unlock your greatest potential. Don’t let anything stand in the way of living the life you deserve. Soul Contracts can help you eliminate these barriers and start living a brilliant, happy, and prosperous life.



Contracts

Contracts Author Randy E. Barnett
ISBN-10 9781454885641
Release 2016-12-31
Pages 1248
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Contracts: Cases and Doctrine, Sixth Edition, features a mix of lightly-edited classic and contemporary cases that stresses current contract doctrine along with the essential lawyering skill of case analysis—how to sift through the facts of the case to discern the prevailing rules and theory. Randy Barnett and Nate Oman’s innovative text introduces each case and provides the historical background of the iconic cases that make the study of contract law engaging. Study Guide questions help students identify salient issues as they read each case. Judicial biographies of each judge provides additional context. Key Features of the New Edition: The 6th Edition has been edited to make it even more modular and therefore easier for professors to select which doctrines to cover. The introductory materials have been shortened to permit a speedier entry to whichever basic doctrine the professor chooses to begin with. A new section on public policy defenses has been added. Recent developments involving arbitration agreements in the wake of the Supreme Court’s AT&T Mobility case are also covered. In addition, roughly a dozen new cases have been substituted, chosen for their interesting facts or their proven pedagogical usefulness. As always, every effort is made to provide students with background materials on the litigation, such as new judicial biographies and excerpts from recently published scholarship dealing with the cases covered. New cases include: Jordan v. Knafel Arnold Porter v. Fuqua Industries Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc. Also, in keeping with the book’s focus on the “classic” cases we have included some iconic cases missing from earlier editions, including: Masterson v. Sine Security Stove & Manfacturing Co. v. American Railway Express Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store Lawrence v. Fox Harris v. Watson



C I F and F O B Contracts

C I F  and F O B  Contracts Author Filippo Lorenzon
ISBN-10 9780421918900
Release 2012
Pages 751
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La 4e de couverture indique : "Offers Practical advice on C.I.F. and F.O.B. contracts and their most common variants with easy reference to solutions for issues you may be face. Covers the nature of each sales term under both Common law and the new Incoterms ® 2010 Rules, including: property and risk in the goods, the physical shipment, the documentary tender of bills of lading, policies and certificates of insurance, licences and certificates together with payment, remedies for breach and conflict of laws. Includes commentary on all the significant legislative and contractual developments and new decisions of the European Court of Justice, the Supreme Court/House of Lords, the Court of Appeal and the Commercial Court. Covers in full the CIF and FOB Incoterms ® 2010 Rules often incorporated by reference in shipment sales of commodities and manufactured goods. Includes express references to the most common standard form contracts in current use such as the GAFTA (2010 edn), and FOSFA (2008 edn) C.I.F. and F.O.B. forms and the 2009 Institute Cargo Clauses. Includes a detailed analysis of the effects of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (the UCP 600) on documentary tender and their influence on recent judicial trends"