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Civil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions Toolbox

For students of the law of all ages and lawyers faced with transactions involving foreign law in Civil Law or Mixed Jurisdictions perhaps for the first time, we at LexisNexis can provide you with fundamental tools and sources to enable you to grasp the concepts of non-common law based legal systems....

Methodology and Innovation in Mixed Legal Systems -WSMJJ Third International Congress

The Third International Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists "Methodology and Innvoation in Mixed Legal Systems" June 20-23, 2011 - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Mixed legal systems, both the classical ‘mixed jurisdictions’ combining common...

Majority Rule: But Not as You Know It

In company law those who hold the majority of shares "rule" the company. This has been the case since the court in Foss v Harbottle (1843) 2 Hare 46 recognised the principle. If the majority have made a decision to take or not take certain action, that will be respected. Even if they are yet...