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Shim,Dr. Young
This work presents a critical analysis and evaluation of the Korean banking regulatory and supervisory system. It identifies the continuing structural weaknesses of the system, which were thrown into sharp relief by the 1997 financial crisis, and focuses on the need for reform in order to achieve financial stability. The study centres around three central questions: who should be the regulator; what substantive standards of supervision should be applied; and administratively, in what manner should these standards be applied? The author argues that the Korean banking system, characterized as a "governmental control system" for credit allocation, should be released from undue governmental and political interference, thus allowing the involvement of banks in commercially oriented practices without exposure to the significant risks incurred by governmental policy directed lending. The author calls for a high degree of transparency and accountability, for a clear, realistic timetable for restructuring, and for an effective exit policy for troubled commercial banks. This text should be of value to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the field of banking law, particularly those with a special interest in the Asia-Pacific region. 226pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197788
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Inventory #14649
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Tomasevski, Katerina
This volume maps out the response of states to human rights violations over the period 1946-1999 and offers a complete record for this period. Its starting point is that such responses are not established and accepted state practice. Traditional, if unwritten, norms of states' behaviour developed through centuries of silence and inaction; the prevalent reaction to human rights violations by another state remains the absence of any response. Furthermore, this book probes into evidence of active and passive complicity by reviewing aid to countries in which violations have been taking place and diplomatic initiatives undertaken to shield violators from public opprobrium. Since international law is generated through state practice, the book highlights the ongoing tussle between the pre-1946 heritage of silence and inaction and the 1946-1999 haphazard pattern of responses to violations. 420pp.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041113681
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Inventory #15448
Price: £ 90.00 GBP ($ 118.80 approx. - € 104.40 approx.)
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Moi, Toril
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some underlining and annotation. 206pp.
Routledge, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415029740
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Inventory #26755
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Cotran,Eugene General Editor
This yearbook provides a definitive source of reference on Islamic law and modern Middle Eastern legal systems. This fifth volume highlights the key legal developments. 598pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041113207
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Inventory #14505
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 125.40 approx. - € 110.20 approx.)
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Mansley Robinson, John
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading and reading crease to spine. Some annotation. 339pp.
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
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Inventory #26624
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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