Contracts Regulation in UK Law
- Contracts and competition in the regulation of European stock exchanges
Meta‐regulation of OTC derivatives contracts post reform
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the probable structure of bilateral derivatives contracts following international regulatory reforms. Design/methodology/approach: The theoretical ...
Public procurement of innovation policy: Competition regulation, market structure and dominant design
Recently, industry policy researchers have been more interested in public procurement, as a “demand side” policy approach. The mainstream exclusively targeted public procurement demand to push inno...
‘Contractual Governance’ of Deviant Behaviour
This paper seeks to analyse and make sense of the growing role and implications of forms of ‘contractual governance’ that are emerging in diverse fields of social life and public policy in England ...
A Strategic Approach to Regulating Unacceptable Forms of Work
Upgrading low‐waged and insecure work is central to contemporary labour and development initiatives, from the UN Sustainable Development Goals to the United Kingdom ‘Taylor Review’. The Internation...
Bank Charges and the Core Exemption: Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National Plc
Consideration is given to the treatment of the core exemption in Regulation 6(2) of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 in Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National Bank. Certain ...
The role of firms' qualification in public contracts execution: An empirical assessment
According to the Italian regulation firms must qualify to bid in auctions for public work contracts worth more than 150,000 euros. In this paper, we investigate the link between the efficiency of i...
Smart contracts: will Fintech be the catalyst for the next global financial crisis?
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the risks associated with smart contracts, a disruptive financial technology (FinTech) innovation, and assesses how in the future they could threaten the integri...
SHORT‐TERM CONTRACTS REGULATIONS AND DYNAMIC LABOUR DEMAND: THEORY AND EVIDENCE
We present a dynamic labour demand model where we evaluate the impact of employment regulations on permanent and temporary employment. We consider three different kinds of regulations, namely firin...
US regulators release joint‐rule proposal regarding futures contracts on debt indexes and securities
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide professionals in the global financial services industry with a useful summary of the proposed rules set out in April 2006 by two US regulatory agenc...
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