publication . Research . Article . 2008

Approaching comparative company law

David C. Donald;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
This paper identifies some common errors that occur in comparative law, offers some guidelines to help avoid such errors, and provides a framework for entering into studies of the company laws of three major jurisdictions. The first section illustrates why a conscious approach to comparative company law is useful. Part I discusses some of the problems that can arise in comparative law and offers a few points of caution that can be useful for practical, theoretical and legislative comparative law. Part II discusses some relatively famous examples of comparative analysis gone astray in order to demonstrate the utility of heeding the outlined points of caution. The...
Subjects
free text keywords: ddc:340, Civil law (legal system), Regulatory competition, Economics, Comparative law, Private law, Law, Common law, Philosophy of law, Public law, Commercial law
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The Duty of Care in American Corporate Law (deutsche Übersetzung publ. in: Der Konzern 2004, 386 ff.)

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publication . Research . Article . 2008

Approaching comparative company law

David C. Donald;