Globalization and Private Law: The Way Forward

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Michael Faure, Andre Van der Walt
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Law - 512 pages
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This timely book explores the relationship between private law and globalization. It examines the consequences of the fact that law making now takes place in a globalized world which increasingly leads to questions of accountability and legitimacy of the
 

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Contents

Introduction and editorial preface
1
Democracy and European private law a functional approach
15
Public accountability of transnational rule making a view from the European Union and beyond
32
Private law in a globalizing world economic criteria for choosing the optimal regulatory level in a multilevel government system
57
Globalization and harmonization of international trade law
97
The relation between private law and administrative law in view of globalization
139
Beyond parochilaism? Transnational contextualization in constitutional interpretation in South Africa with particular reference to jurisprudence of the...
145
Globalization state commercial activity and the transformation of administrative law
183
Globalization and corporate law
255
Civil procedure in a globalizing world
343
Fundamental rights in private law anchors or goals in a globalizing legal order?
367
Globalization and multilevel governance of environmental harm
383
The rule of law and judicial activism obstacles for shaping the law to meet the demands of a civilized society particularly in relation to climate change?
426
Comparative and concluding remarks
457
Index
469
Copyright

Globalization selected developments in corporate law
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