This meticulously researched book provides a practical commentary on, and analysis of, the harmonised system of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the European Union and each of its Member States. Written by a team of expert practitioners led by KPE Lasok QC, an authority on European law with extensive practical experience of VAT and Customs cases, this book is destined to become the reference work of choice on VAT for both practitioners and scholars.
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An Unfinished Legislative Framework
Edited by Piotr Bogdanowicz, Roberto Caranta and Pedro Telles
In view of the fact that public infrastructure, health and other services are being more consistently delivered through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and concessions; this timely book explores these complex contractual arrangements involving cooperation between public and private sectors. It considers that PPPs have become increasingly prevalent following the financial crisis and examines the applicable legal regimes that are still, to a large extent, unclear to many.
Edited by Annette Bongardt, Leila S. Talani and Francisco Torres
This interdisciplinary book examines Brexit from a political economy perspective, enriched by insights from scholars of political science, history and law. Shedding light on the key motivations for Brexit, this incisive book seeks to better understand what shapes the UK’s political and economic preferences and the fundamental causes and issues that have moulded its stance on the EU.
A Guide for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations
This indispensible book offers step-by-step guidance to small and mid-sized companies and non-profit organizations in managing corruption risks in overseas markets. It covers how and why to build a culture of integrity, develop a risk-based anti-corruption compliance programme, and engage with other industry players in collective action against shared corruption challenges, taking a hands-on approach and featuring case studies, quick definitions, tips and practical tools such as checklists.
WERNER HASLEHNER, KATERINA PANTAZATOU, GEORG KOFLER, ALEXANDER RUST
This book provides a concise, practical guide to the European Union’s Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD). Presenting unique insights into the ATAD’s five specific anti-avoidance rules, its chapters explain the background of those rules, the directive’s interactions with relevant jurisprudence, and the challenges posed to the ATAD’s interpretation and implementation in domestic law.
Legislating for Effective Regulatory Governance
Paul F. Worthington
This comprehensive book addresses both the principles and the practicalities of petroleum unitization. Paul F. Worthington draws on both his extensive experience of the global petroleum industry and his insights into petroleum unitization in some 90 jurisdictions worldwide to map out the evolution of and rationale for unitization in legislation and to provide much-needed guidance on the formulation of a legislative framework for effective regulatory governance of the unitization process.
RUPERT REED QC, TOM MONTAGU-SMITH QC
The DIFC Courts Practice is the definitive guide to the practice and procedure of the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), which is now firmly established as a leading international commercial court.
This incisive book provides an unparalleled insight into the ways in which international human rights law functions in a real world context across cultural, religious and geopolitical divides. Written by a professor, former ambassador and international judge, the book demonstrates how power, diplomacy, tactics and processes operate within the human rights system from the perspective of a non-Western insider with more than three decades’ experience in the field.
Arnaud de Nanteuil
This comprehensive book provides a complete overview of the international legal system of foreign investment protection, synthesising material from treaties, general international law, contracts and case law to demonstrate a coherent system of investment protection. Through this systematic approach, the book considers all aspects of the discipline, providing a thorough and accessible analysis.
A Commentary on the Law Applicable to Divorce and Legal Separation
This comprehensive Commentary provides an in-depth, article-by-article analysis of the Rome III Regulation, the uniform rules adopted by the EU to determine the law applicable to cross-border divorce and legal separation. Written by a team of renowned experts, private international law scholars and practitioners alike will find this Commentary an incisive and useful point of reference.