Recent Submissions

  • 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. 

    Middlemiss, Sam
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2017. 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. International journal of law and management [online], Accepted articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-07-2016-0063
    Banter has been defined in the Oxford Dictionary as 'the playful and friendly exchange of playful remarks.' This suggests that it is a form of dialogue or conversation that is; welcome, non-threatening and appreciated by ...
  • Private international law. 

    Hill, David (Edinburgh University Press https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-private-international-law.html, 2014-10-31)
    HILL, D. 2014. Private international law. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
    Your guide to the conflicts and harmonies between private international law and UK and Scots law EU law has greatly influenced national law in Scotland, the UK and the rest of Europe. As a result, private international law ...
  • Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: between necessity and false economy. 

    EZEANI, E.C. (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jwelb/jwu018, 2014-05-29)
    EZEANI, E.C. 2015. Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: between necessity and false economy. Journal of world energy law and business [online], 7(4), pages 364-389. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jwelb/jwu018
    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 ...
  • Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. 

    Owoeye, Olasupo; Olatunji, Olugbenga; Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143, 2017-10-31)
    OWOEYE, O., OLATUNJI, O. and FATUROTI, B. 2017. Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. International trade journal [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143
    Least developed countries (LDCs) generally enjoy some exemptions under the WTO TRIPS Agreement. Despite these exemptions, patents continue to pose a major challenge to access to affordable medicines in the East African ...
  • Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. 

    Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2017-01-01)
    ONYEJEKWE, N.C. 2017. Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The recession that started in the late 2000s has created significant economic and financial challenges globally and within nation states. In particular, oil-producing countries have been further affected by the fall in oil ...
  • The wheels of justice in extradition. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell http://login.westlaw.co.uk, 2017-07-01)
    ARNELL, P. 2017. The wheels of justice in extradition. Scots law times [online], 26, pages 143-146. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk
    Reports on recent extradition cases, namely: Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (SC) on whether the extradition of a UK citizen to Taiwan to serve a custodial sentence would give rise to a breach of his rights under ECHR art.3 ...
  • Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115, 2017-02-22)
    FATUROTI, B. 2017. Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. International review of law, computers and technology [online], 31(1), pages 4-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115
    The concept of 'authorisation' was one of the innovations under the (Imperial) Copyright Act of 1911. The concept, which has found its way into many common law countries jurisprudence, has been very crucial in imposing ...
  • The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. 

    Crawley, Shaun Edward (Robert Gordon University The Law School, 2017-02-01)
    CRAWLEY, S.E. 2017. The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research critically analyses and compares how the United Arab Emirates (UAE)1 Law and English and Welsh (EW) Law regulates obligations in a contract, for a thing that is to come into existence in the future, namely a ...
  • Collateral commentaries: construction law and the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill. 

    Christie, David S. (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2017-09-30)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2017. Collateral commentaries: construction law and the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill. Juridical review, 3, pages 195-202. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Contracts create binding legal relationships between the parties to that contract. In Scotland and England, those who are not parties to a contract - 'third parties' - only gain rights in restricted circumstances. The ...
  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...
  • The new crimes of bribery in Scotland. 

    Arnell, Paul (SCOTTISH LAW AGENTS SOCIETY, 2010-06-30)
    ARNELL, P. 2010. The new crimes of bribery in Scotland. Scottish law gazette, 78(2), pages 42-45.
    Introduction The Bribery Act 2010, enacted in the wash-up prior to the dissolution of Parliament, will completely change in the Scots law ...
  • Whistle-blowing and the equality dimension of victimisation in the workplace. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229117712586, 2017-06-16)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2017. Whistle-blowing and the equality dimension of victimisation in the workplace. International journal of discrimination and the law [online], 17(2), pages 137-156. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229117712586
    A considerable amount of attention has been given to the general law of victimisation under the Equality Act 2010 but scant consideration has been given to the equality aspect of victimisation relating to whistle-blowing ...
  • Cicero's law: rethinking roman law of the late republic. 

    Anderson, Craig (Edinburgh University Press https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0428, 2017-05-01)
    ANDERSON, C. 2017. Cicero's law: rethinking Roman law of the late republic. Edinburgh law review [online], 21(2), pages 308-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0428
    Book review of Du Plessi, P (ed) Cicero's law: rethinking Roman law of the late republic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978147448820.
  • How can the use of 'mutual trust and cooperation' in the NEC 3 suite of contracts help collaboration? 

    Christie, David S. (Informa Business Intelligence https://www.i-law.com/ilaw/doc/view.htm?id=376379, 2017-06-30)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2017. How can the use of 'mutual trust and cooperation' in the NEC 3 suite of contracts help collaboration? International construction law review [online], 34(2), pages 93-112. Available from: https://www.i-law.com
    The NEC 3 standard form of construction contract aims to promote collaboration. It hinges on the use of a particular phrase 'mutual trust and understanding' which is largely undefined. Linking that to notions of good faith ...
  • Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. 

    Ankrah, Nii; Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899, 2015-11-09)
    ANKRAH, N., MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2015. Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. In Abdulai, R.T., Obeng-Odoom, F., Ochieng, E. and Maliene, V. (eds.) Real estate, construction and economic development in emerging market economies. Oxon: Routledge, chapter 9, pages 174-201. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899
    Infrastructure comprises the physical facilities, institutions and organisational structures or the social and economic foundations for the operation of a society (UNCTAD, 2008). The World Bank (1994) defines infrastructure ...
  • Arbitrability in the context of Ghana's new arbitration law. 

    Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2012-04-30)
    MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2012. Arbitrability in the context of Ghana's new arbitration law. International arbitration law review [online], 15(2), pages 31-41. Available from: https://westlaw.co.uk
    Examines the approach of Ghana's Alternative Dispute Resolution Act 2010 to the question of arbitrability. Reflects on the concept of "arbitrability" under international law, the relevant trends emerging from case law, and ...
  • Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (SOCIETY OF LEGAL SCHOLARS, 2015-09-01)
    MANTE, J. 2015. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Presented at the Society of legal scholars conference 2015, 1 - 4 September 2015, York, UK.
    The paper is divided into five sections. The first section provides a brief overview of the concept of arbitrability. The second section surveys the current trend and relationship between arbitrability and public policy ...
  • Local content and the Marginal Fields Programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Nwuke, Chinwe (OGEL https://www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=3671, 2017-01-31)
    EZEANI, E.C. and NWUKE, C. 2017. Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. Oil, gas and energy law intelligence [online], 15(1), pages 1-20. Available from: www.ogel.org/articles.asp?key=3671
    The upstream oil sector in Nigeria since the discovery of oil in the 1950s has been dominated by international oil companies. To revise this situation and learning from the experience of countries with strong representation ...
  • Human trafficking in Scotland: the legislative response. 

    Arnell, Paul; Ogilvie, Tracy (Scottish Legal Action Group http://www.scolag.org/system/files/2013_SCOLAG_164-165.pdf, 2013-07-31)
    ARNELL, P. and OGILVIE, T. 2013. Human trafficking in Scotland: the legislative response. SCOLAG legal journal [online], 430, pages 164-165. Available from: http://www.scolag.org/system/files/2013_SCOLAG_164-165.pdf.
    Human trafficking in Scotland has entered the realms of political rhetoric, governmental consciousness and academic debate. Following a summit on human trafficking in October 2012 in Edinburgh Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill ...
  • The international co-operation unit of the COPFS. 

    Arnell, Paul (Scottish Legal Action Group http://www.scolag.org/journal/issue-439-may-2014-scolag-93-116, 2014-05-31)
    ARNELL, P. 2014. The international co-operation unit of the COPFS. SCOLAG journal [online], 439, pages 96-97. Available from: http://www.scolag.org/journal/issue-439-may-2014-scolag-93-116.
    In March 2014 the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland (IPS) published its Thematic Report on the International Co-operation Unit (ICU) of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS). The report is notable ...

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