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Fiscal tools for inclusion of GCC states in the global environmental programme: Focus upon new vehicle imports
( Edward Elgar , 2012 , Book chapter)
Review of The International Law of the Sea by Donald R Rothwell
( Kluwer Law International , 2017 , Book Review)
In a world where piracy, drug trafficking, terrorism, nuclear tests, climate change and the acidification of the sea now threaten the liberty of ocean vessels to conduct their business, the historic rules governing the ...
Fintech and the city: Sandbox 2.0 policy and regulatory reform proposals
( Routledge , 2018 , Article)
Recognising the economic value of London hosting 17 of the world’s top 50 FinTech firms, HM Treasury’s strategy is determined ‘to ensure Britain remains the best place in the world to set up and grow a FinTech business.’ ...
Finance and fairness: enhancing the customer dispute resolution scheme (CDRS) in the Qatar financial centre (QFC)
( Taylor and Francis Ltd. , 2018 , Article)
The Customer Dispute Resolution Scheme (CDRS) is the primary dispute resolution mechanism for financial disputes involving retail clients in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC). As the QFC has grown the CDRS has also ...
Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu and ZHANG Qi, The Political Economy of WTO Implementation and China’s Approach to Litigation in the WTO
(2017 , Article)
1. There is no gainsaying that international trade is the fulcrum of the world economy. No country can function meaningfully without trade or economic relations with other countries. At the heart of the global trade is the ...
Regulating Sovereign Wealth Funds to Avoid Investment Protectionism
( Oxford Academic , 2015 , Article)
Chinese and Emirati purchases of US companies have collapsed because of suspicions that their Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) status is a disguise for political ambitions. SWFs have grown in size and number, drawing the attention ...
Deutsche Bank and the Use of Promises in Islamic Finance Contracts
( SSRN- Elsevier , 2013 , Article)
This paper examines the concept of a promise, an essential tool for Islamic financial transactions that has facilitated the development of structured Sharī‘ah-compliant financing arrangements and mitigated much of the risk ...
Decarbonizing Bitcoin: Law and policy choices for reducing the energy consumption of Blockchain technologies and digital currencies
( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
The vast transactional, trust and security advantages of Bitcoin are dwarfed by the intentionally resource-intensive design in its transaction verification process which now threatens the climate we depend upon for survival. ...
The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law. Edited by CINNAMON P CARLARNE, KEVIN R GRAY and RICHARD TARASOFSKY
( Oxford University Press , 2017 , Article)
The urgency of climate change necessitates considering what types of governance options are available when the existing approaches are failing.1 The United Nations Framework Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) Secretariat’s ...
Coastal State Regulation of Bunkering and Ship-to-Ship (STS) Oil Transfer Operations in the EEZ: An Analysis of State Practice and of Coastal State Jurisdiction Under the LOSC
( taylor and francis online , 2019 , Article)
While the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) expressly allocates jurisdiction in regard to several activities that are conducted in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ), it does not do so for bunkering and ...