Recent Submissions

  • Interplay between contract and public law: implications for major construction contracts and transparency. 

    Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka
    MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. [2017]. Interplay between contract and public law: implications for major construction contracts and transparency. Public procurement law review [online], (Accepted).
    The relationship between infrastructure project owners and their contractors is generally governed by contract law. However, where the project owner is a State, there are often additional requirements from public law to ...
  • Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw034, 2016-09-09)
    MANTE, J. 2016. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Arbitration international [online], Advanced Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw034
    Growth in international trade has led to considerable expansion of the scope of matters capable of settlement by arbitration. In spite of sustained scholarly activity on arbitrability, the question of what is arbitrable ...
  • The elephant in the dispute resolution room: problems with tthe definition of arbitration in Scots law. 

    Christie, David S. (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-03-31)
    CHRISTIE, D.S. 2016. The elephant in the dispute resolution room: problems with tthe definition of arbitration in Scots law. Juridical review, 1, pages 27-48. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Considers the implications of the absence of a precise definition of "arbitration" in Scots law, particularly for distinguishing an "expert determination" from a judicial pronouncement. Examines options for resolving the ...
  • Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. 

    Christie, David S. (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-10-31)
    CHRISTIE, D.S. 2016. Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. Construction law journal [online], 32(8), pages 849-860. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    The way in which the role of the professions is understood in society is changing. One of the traditional effects of being a profession was that the relevant group was regarded as having a virtual monopoly over the provision ...
  • Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. 

    Christie, Sarah
    CHRISTIE, S. [2017]. Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. Journal of medical law and ethics, (accepted).
    In the context of an ageing population, end-of-life care planning is increasingly important. The law in Scotland does not, as yet, take the active and specific steps to help address this that are evident in other jurisdictions. ...
  • RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project website] 

    RiCORE Project (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/, 2016-01-01)
    RICORE PROJECT. [2016]. RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/
    This is the official project website for the RiCORE project. The aim of the project was to establish a risk-based approach to consenting where the level of survey requirement is based on the environmental sensitivity of ...
  • RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. 

    Strachan, Peter; Broadbent, Ian; Nixon, Caroline; Gray, David (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RiCORE_Peter-Strachan-All-Energy-locked.pdf, 2015-05-07)
    STRACHAN, P., BROADBENT, I., NIXON, C. and GRAY, D. 2015. RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. Presentation given at the 15th All-Energy conference, 6-7 May 2015, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RiCORE_Peter-Strachan-All-Energy-locked.pdf
    This presentation introduces the context and purpose of the RiCORE project.
  • Marine renewable energy licensing and regulatory systems: workshop report. 

    O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Nixon, Caroline; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-Workshop2ReportFinalencrypt.pdf, 2015-06-21)
    O'HAGAN, A.M., NIXON, C. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2015. Marine renewable energy licensing and regulatory systems: workshop report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-Workshop2ReportFinalencrypt.pdf
    This report reviews the outcomes of the second workshop organised as part of the RiCORE project, which took place in Paris on 21st May 2015. This workshop explored the regulatory aspects associated with marine renewable ...
  • Delivery of goods in the custody of a third party: the role of the custodier. 

    Anderson, Craig
    ANDERSON, C. [2016]. Delivery of goods in the custody of a third party: the role of the custodier. Edinburgh law review, (accepted).
    Delivery, formerly a general requirement in the transfer of ownership of corporeal moveables, is nowadays of much more limited application. Since the coming into force of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 (now the Sale of Goods ...
  • The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. 

    Tawonezvi, Joseph (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40974-016-0044-5, 201-11-01)
    TAWONEZVI, J. 2016. The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. Energy, ecology and environment [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40974-016-0044-5
    Shale gas has now become a major competing source of energy in the international energy mix scenario. In the European Union the 'Fracking' which is the technique of extraction shale gas is facing very strong opposition ...
  • Complementarity or disparity? The UNCITARAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 1985 and English Arbitration Act 1996 Revisited. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (University of Ibadan, 2012-05-08)
    FATUROTI, B. 2012. Complementarity or disparity? the UNICITARAL model law on international commmercial arbitration 1985 and English arbitration act 1996 revisited. University of Ibadan law journal, 12(1).
    Interest in the use of arbitration as a mechanism for resolving commercial disputes has grown tremendously in the last two decades. This growth could be credited to the awareness by national governments and international ...
  • Law across borders: introduction. 

    Arnell, Paul (Routledge, 2011-12-02)
    ARNELL, P. 2012. Law across borders: introduction. In Arnell, P. Law across borders: the extraterritorial applicaton of United Kingdom law. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 1-22.
    This book examines the application of UK Criminal and Human Rights Law to people and circumstances outside the United Kingdom. Building upon previous analyses which have focused on a single aspect of extraterritorially, ...
  • The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act Section 38: The implications of Paterson v Harvie. 

    Sharp, Laura (Sweet and Maxwell, 2016-06-28)
    SHARP, L. 2016. The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act Section 38: The implications of Paterson v Harvie. Juridical review, 2, pages 117-128. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Examines how the Scottish courts have interpreted the actus reus of the offence of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, under the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 s.38, which was introduced after ...
  • Sustainability integration in corporate environments. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School, 2016-01-01)
    AJIDE, O. and ONYEJEKWE, C. (eds.) 2016. Sustainability integration in corporate environments. Working papers series, 9(1), special issue featuring revised papers from the 2014 RGU Institute for Management, Governance and Society research students conference.
    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept that companies should pursue a role in society that is above just profits. Companies are seen to be socially responsible when they align themselves with values such as: ...
  • Institutionalised ADR and access to justice: the changing faces of the Nigerian judicial system. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Juta and the Centre for comparative law in Africa, 2014-08-02)
    FATUROTI, B. 2014. Institutionalised ADR and access to justice: the changing faces of the Nigerian judicial system. Journal of comparative law in Africa, 1(1).
    Many legal jurisdictions have come to the realisation of how judicial bureaucracies and rigidity have left many disputants disenchanted about the entire justice system. This article examines the responses of State Governments ...
  • A tale of two rights: mediating between P2P owners and digital copyright holders. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (UOC-Huygens Editorial http://edcp.uoc.edu/symposia/lang/es/idp2014/proceedings/?lang=en, 2014-07-03)
    FATUROTI, B. 2014. A tale of two rights: mediating between P2P owners and digital copyright holders. In Proceedings of the 10th international confrence on internet, law and politics (IDP 2014): a decade of transformations, 3-4 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: UOC-Huygens Editorial [online], pages 97-116. Available from: http://edcp.uoc.edu/proceedings_idp2014.pdf
    The emergence of peer-to-peer file sharing technology revolutionises the discourse around copyright infringement. This new pirate of digital technology poses challenges not only to legal structures but it redefines tensions ...
  • Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Juta, 2016-04-30)
    FATUROTI, B. 2016. Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. Journal of comparative law in Africa, 3(1), pages 149-176.
    Many African women suffer discrimination on the grounds of their gender and other factors, such as religion, customs, age and marital status. They continue to be victims of harmful practices whose perpetrators are never ...
  • Business identity theft under the UDRP and the ACPA: is bad faith always bad for business advertising? 

    Faturoti, Bukola (International Association of IT Lawyers http://jiclt.com/index.php/jiclt/article/view/226/223, 2015-05-01)
    FATUROTI, B. 2015. Business identity theft under the UDRP and the ACPA: is bad faith always bad for business advertising? Journal of international commercial law and technology [online], 10(1), pages 1-12. Available from: http://jiclt.com/index.php/jiclt/article/view/226/223
    Websites have provided a very strong platform for businesses to reach their customers. They surpass the regular billboards by providing portals through which transactions are conducted without any physical contacts between ...
  • Yukos case: background and the main themes. 

    Kotelnikov, Andrey (2015-10-29)
    KOTELNIKOV, A. 2015. Yukos case: background and the main themes. In Proceedings of the energy arbitration conference, 29 October 2015, Edinburgh, UK.
    Arbitral awards in investor-state disputes are often so extensively commented upon that, for those who take an interest in the area, it can become hard to say which is more voluminous - the actual case record or it's ...
  • The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. 

    Hill, David (Edinburgh University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0325, 2015-12-31)
    HILL, D. 2015. The continuing refinement of habitual residence: R, petitioner. Edinburgh law review [online], 20(1), pages 82-86. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0325
    The past two years have provided fertile ground for judicial consideration of habitual residence as a factor connecting a person to a specific legal jurisdiction. Since September 2013, the connecting factor has been ...

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