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The protection of possession in Scots law.
(Edinburgh University Press, 2014)
Dispensing with the consent of a non-entitled spouse.
(Sweet and Maxwell, 2014-09-30)
Discusses the right given to a non-owning spouse to occupy the matrimonial home under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981 and in particular s.7 which allows the court to dispense with the non-owning ...
The impacts of stock characteristics and regulatory change on mutual fund herding in Taiwan.
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-01-20)
This article analyses the trading activity of Taiwanese open-end equity mutual fund herding behaviour over the period of 1996?2008. We found evidence of both directional and directionless herding. We also found that sell-side ...
Performance effects of appointing other firms' executive directors to corporate boards: an analysis of UK firms.
This paper studies the effect on company performance of appointing non-executive directors that are also executive directors in other firms. The analysis is based on a new panel dataset of UK companies over 2002-2008. Our ...
Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: between necessity and false economy.
The rising costs of oil products on the global market and increasing dependency on fossil fuels have become a concern for both governments and international bodies. Aside from calls to governments to move towards alternatives ...
Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives.
Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry.
(Robert Gordon University, 2014-10)
Innovation and ‘creative destruction’ should thrive in the competitive, high risk and high cost environment of the North Sea. Paradoxically, uptake of new technology is slow. The focus of this research was to understand ...
The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law.
(International Legal Platform., 2014)
This article involves analysis of the employment rights of voluntary workers in the United Kingdom or more appropriately, their absence of rights. To emphasize the nature and extent of the problem for volunteers, a review ...
Let the stalker beware? Analysis of the law of stalking in Scotland.
This article analyses the significance of changes to the law in Scotland dealing with stalking by outlining the previous legal position and examining the new legal rules and their impact. Stalking has been proven to be ...
Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto.
The purpose of this study is to consider entrepreneurial imagery that sheds light on differing and emerging patterns of female entrepreneurial identity which illustrate shifts in the locus of power that challenge masculine ...