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Law 2017

Eurospan's catalogue of latest titles in law

2017 CATALOGUE

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CONTENTS

1 ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW
2 AGRICULTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
3 ARBITRATION, MEDIATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
5 BANKING & FINANCE LAW
6 BANKRUPTCY & INSOLVENCY
6 CIVIL PROCEDURE & LITIGATION
8 COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW
14 CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
17 CONTRACT LAW
19 COURTS & PROCEDURE
21 CRIMINAL LAW
23 EMPLOYMENT LAW
24 ENERGY LAW
25 HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
26 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & PATENT LAW
29 INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW
32 LAND & REAL ESTATE LAW
35 LEGAL PROFESSION
41 SOCIAL LAW
45 TAXATION LAW
47 TORTS / DELICTS

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1

ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW

HIGHLIGHT

NEW EDITION OF BESTSELLER

ADMIRALTY IN A NUTSHELL

Seventh Edition
Frank L. Maraist et al

Apr 2017 491pp
9781634603119 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
Nutshell Series

Addresses maritime tort law, collision law, worker injury claims, wrongful death, and platform
injuries. Explores maritime property liens and the seaman’s employment contract, wages,
and compromise of claims. Discusses marine insurance, towage and pilotage, salvage, and
general average.
West Academic Publishing
West Academic

United Nations Publications BESTSELLERS

ADN 2017: United Nations Publications
EUROPEAN
AGREEMENT ADR 2017: EUROPEAN AGREEMENT
CONCERNING THE CONCERNING THE INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS
CARRIAGE OF BY ROAD
DANGEROUS
GOODS BY INLAND United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
WATERWAYS Aug 2016 1282pp, two volumes
9789211391565 Paperback £145.00 / €170.00
United Nations Economic
Commission for Europe The European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage
(UNECE) of Dangerous Goods by Road contains the conditions under
which dangerous goods may be carried internationally. This
Mar 2017 1,000pp version contains in particular new or revised provisions for
vehicles and machineries; battery powered vehicles and
9789211391572 Paperback £155.00 / €180.00 equipment; marking and labeling for lithium batteries in
Class 9; instructions in writing; construction and equipment
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of vehicles; use of LPG, CNG and LNG as fuel for vehicles
of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) agreed in carrying dangerous goods.
Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United
Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the
Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR)
entered into force on 28 February 2008.

2

THE LAW OF THE SEA AGRICULTURAL &
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
United Nations Convention on the
Law of the Sea HIGHLIGHT
United Nations
AGRICULTURAL
Oct 1997 304pp LAW IN A
9789211335224 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00 NUTSHELL

This publication lists all current developments on national Roger A. McEowen
legislation, declarations and treaties on maritime jurisdiction Apr 2017 277pp
that have been adopted since the enactment of the 1982 9781683282570 Paperback
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The £48.50 / €56.00
information is listed by states in alphabetical order and Nutshell Series
the treaties are included in the chronological order of their
adoption. Developed to meet
the needs of students,
West Academic instructors, lawyers as well
as farmers, ranchers, rural
LAW OF THE SEA IN A NUTSHELL landowner’s and agri-businesses as a handy summary
of key areas of the law impacting agriculture. This book
Second Edition covers the general principles of law and provides a balance
Louis B. Sohn et al of textual explanation with case citations.
West Academic Publishing
2010 613pp West Academic
9780314169419 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
Nutshell Series Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations - FAO
Summarises the current principles and rules governing the
international law of the sea. Topics include the rights and A HOW-TO GUIDE ON LEGISLATING
responsibilities of states in various zones of the oceans, FOR AN ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO
fisheries and non-living resources, vessel nationality and FISHERIES
jurisdiction over vessels, maritime terrorism and security,
maritime boundary delimitation and baselines, marine Food and Agriculture Organization
environment, and dispute settlement mechanisms. Apr 2017 64pp
West Academic Publishing 9789251093443 Paperback £18.95 / €22.00

This guide will assist managers in drawing up, justifying and
identifying the relevant component parts of EAF-related
legislation, with reference to examples that could provide
inspiration.

3

IMPLEMENTATION OF PORT STATE ARBITRATION, MEDIATION &
MEASURES DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Legislative Template Framework for HIGHLIGHT
Procedures Role Of Regional Fisheries
Management Organizations NEW EDITION OF BESTSELLER
Food and Agriculture Organization
LEGAL
Apr 2017 184pp NEGOTIATION
9789251093030 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
Theory and
Provides legislative templates and related information for Practice,
states implementing FAO’s landmark agreement on Port Third Edition
State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Donald G. Gifford &
Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, which came into force Robert J. Rhee
in 2016, and the related Indian Ocean Tuna Commission
Resolution 10/11. Apr 2017 361pp
9781683284178
West Academic Paperback
£105.00/€120.00
AGRICULTURAL LAW IN A NUTSHELL American Casebook
Series
Roger A. McEowen
Apr 2017 277pp Designed to teach students how to negotiate in the
9781683282570 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00 actual practice of law. Although practical, this text is
Nutshell Series grounded in ongoing research by social science, law,
and business school scholars. In this new edition,
For full details of this title, see page 2. Professor Robert Rhee joins Professor Gifford, and
West Academic Publishing brings with him both a background in transactional
negotiations and expertise in economic analysis of
PRACTICING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW negotiation.
West Academic Publishing
Todd Aagaard, David Owen & Justin Pidot West Academic
Apr 2017 277pp
9781634593076 Hardback £235.00 / €265.00 West Academic
University Casebook Series
ARBITRATION LAW IN A NUTSHELL
Brings the excitement of environmental law practice into the
classroom. This book covers the traditional subject matter of Fourth Edition
an environmental law course, but in a new way. Each chapter Thomas E. Carbonneau
includes multiple case study-style problems, which confront
students with an environmental problem and a range of Apr 2017 436pp
supporting materials. 9781628101522 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
Foundation Press Nutshell Series

ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT & Addresses freedom of contract, federal preemption, and
PLANNING LAW universal arbitrability. This book conveys a thorough sense
of the relevant case law and applicable rules. It describes the
Selected Environmental Law Statutes, unique features of the various forms of arbitration and covers
2017-2018 Educational Edition the current debate about arbitration.
Robin Kundis Craig West Academic Publishing

May 2017 277pp
9781683288879 Paperback + ebook access
£57.50 / €66.00
Selected Statutes

This compilation of federal legislation affecting the
environment is designed for use in law school courses.
West Academic Publishing

4 ARBITRATION, MEDIATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

BESTSELLERS

West Academic

INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL
COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL
ARBITRATION ARBITRATION

A Transnational Cases, Materials,
Perspective, and Notes on
Sixth Edition the Resolution
Tibor Várady et al of International
Business Disputes,
2015 1293pp Second Edition
W. Michael Reisman et al
9780314285423
Hardback £245.00 / €280.00 2015 1270pp
American Casebook Series 9781628100594
Hardback £235.00 / €275.00
This innovative casebook on International Commercial University Casebook Series
Arbitration approaches the subject as uniquely
transnational law. Authored by three leading arbitration Tracks every phase of the international commercial arbitral
experts coming from different legal backgrounds process, including designing arbitration agreements,
who have taught worldwide, it covers international jurisdictional issues, policies with respect to arbitrability,
conventions, court decisions, arbitral awards, statutes, choosing arbitrators, arbitral proceedings, professional
and arbitration rules from all over the world. ethics of arbitrators and counsel, conflicts of interest,
control mechanisms, and enforcement of awards.
Also available:
Also available:
DOCUMENTS SUPPLEMENT TO
INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTARY SUPPLEMENT TO
ARBITRATION - A TRANSNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL
PERSPECTIVE ARBITRATION, CASES, MATERIALS,
AND NOTES ON THE RESOLUTION
Sixth Edition OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Tibor Várady, John J. Barceló III & Stefan Kröll DISPUTES

2015 564pp Second Edition
W. Michael Reisman et al
9780314285416 Paperback £56.50 / €65.00
Selected Statutes 2015 487pp
9781634597425 Paperback £75.50 / €88.00
This documents supplement contains the latest versions Selected Statutes
of arbitration’s primary sources, including the New York
Convention, the UNCITRAL Rules and 2006 Model This book is a compilation which includes the major
Law, national arbitration statutes, leading institutional statutes affecting international commercial arbitration
rules, and Codes of Conduct for arbitrators. It contains law.
important recent changes in these sources. Foundation Press
West Academic Publishing

5

BANKING & FINANCE LAW FEDERAL SECURITIES LAWS

HIGHLIGHT Selected Statutes, Rules and Forms
John C. Coffee,Jr., Hillary A. Sale & M. Todd Henderson
FUNDAMENTALS
OF Apr 2017 2275pp
INTERNATIONAL
FINANCE AND 9781683286837 Paperback £74.95 / €86.00
DEVELOPMENT Selected Statutes

What You Need to Serves as a federal securities laws supplement, providing
Know selected statutes, rules, and forms. This book is the most
Enrique Carrasco complete supplement available and is regularly updated and
revised. Contents include the Securities Act of 1933, Security
Feb 2017 793pp Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940,
9781683282709 Paperback Investment Advisers Act of 1940, SEC Rules of Practice, and
£82.50 / €95.00 related federal laws.
Foundation Press
Explains the basic, but nevertheless complex, concepts
of IFD in a way that’s accessible and entertaining for PRINCIPLES OF SECURITIES
persons without a background in the subject matter. REGULATION
This textbook is essentially a narrative of IFD, beginning
with the establishment of the International Monetary Revised Fourth Edition
Fund and the World Bank and ending with topics Thomas Lee Hazen
relating to emerging market economies.
West Academic Publishing May 2017 526pp
West Academic
9781683288299 Paperback £54.95 / €63.00
West Academic Concise Hornbook Series

BROKER-DEALER REGULATION IN Includes the most recent developments in securities
A NUTSHELL regulation, including the JOBS Act. Authoritative coverage
includes the registration process; exemptions; corporate
Third Edition recapitalizations, reorganizations, and mergers; market
Thomas Lee Hazen manipulation; liabilities; Securities Exchange Act of 1934;
jurisdictional aspects; broker-dealer regulation and an
Apr 2017 277pp overview of investment company regulation.
9781634603393 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00 West Academic Publishing
Nutshell Series

Provides an introduction and overview of broker-dealer
regulation in the securities markets. This title covers broker-
dealer front office and back office issues as well as market
regulation generally. It gives readers an understanding
of basic concepts and the underlying regulatory scheme,
providing an explanation of broker-dealer regulation
generally, sales practices, analysts’conflicts of interest, civil
liabilities, and arbitration.
West Academic Publishing

6

BANKRUPTCY & INSOLVENCY PROBLEMS AND MATERIALS ON
BANKRUPTCY LAW AND PRACTICE
HIGHLIGHT
Third Edition
BANKRUPTCY Stephen L. Sepinuck & Gregory M. Duhl
AND RELATED
LAW IN A Apr 2017 707pp
NUTSHELL 9781634609777 Hardback £230.00 / €265.00
American Casebook Series
Ninth Edition
David G. Epstein Covers bankruptcy law, policy, and practice, focusing on
consumer bankruptcy and the basics of business bankruptcy.
Apr 2017 277pp The innovative organisation and integrated use of graphics
9781634606493 Paperback introduce students to the variety of often competing policies
£48.50 / €56.00 that apply when an individual or business entity experiences
Nutshell Series financial distress.
West Academic Publishing
This classic student text,
used by tens of thousands CIVIL PROCEDURE & LITIGATION
of law students for over 45 years, has been revised
to reflect changes in case law, changes in bankruptcy HIGHLIGHT
practices, and changes in bankruptcy casebooks.
West Academic Publishing EXPERIENCING
West Academic CIVIL
PROCEDURE
West Academic
Second Edition
BANKRUPTCY CODE, RULES, AND James E. Moliterno
OFFICIAL FORMS
Apr 2017 277pp
2017 Law School Edition 9781634608145
West Academic Hardback £215.00 / €250.00
9781683287087
May 2017 277pp CasebookPlus 240.00 + VAT /
9781683289784 Paperback + eBook access €275.00 + VAT
£57.50 / €66.00 Experiencing Series
Selected Statutes
The first primary text for a Civil Procedure course to
This statutory supplement can be used with any law school incorporate skills assignments into the book. It actively
bankruptcy casebook. This edition includes the current involves students in the application of civil procedure
Bankruptcy Code and related provisions of titles 18 and 28 concepts and includes three simple simulation cases, one
of the United States Code, including court rules and the contracts based, one torts based and one blended case.
current bankruptcy court fee schedule, the Federal Rules of Sample documents from real cases are also included.
Bankruptcy Procedure and Interim Amendments, the Official West Academic Publishing
Forms, related uniform laws, and federal tax lien statutes - West Academic
Internal Revenue Code.
West Academic Publishing

CIVIL PROCEDURE & LITIGATION 7

West Academic MATERIALS FOR A BASIC COURSE IN
CIVIL PROCEDURE
CIVIL PROCEDURE IN CALIFORNIA
Twelfth Edition
State and Federal, 2017 Edition Kevin M. Clermont
David I. Levine
Apr 2017 1952pp
May 2017 814pp
9781683285441 Paperback £90.50 / €105.00 9781634593106 Hardback £255.00 / €290.00
American Casebook Series
9781634608831 CasebookPlus
This book is designed to be used in conjunction with any of £275.00 + VAT / €315.00 + VAT
the existing civil procedure casebooks. It includes the Federal University Casebook Series
Rules of Civil Procedure, procedural statutes, state rules
of court, and illustrative forms. The cases highlight areas This classic civil procedure casebook begins with a
commonly addressed in first-year civil procedure courses, but detailed overview, providing students with a solid and
demonstrate how California procedure differs from its federal complete grounding in the subject, before proceeding
counterpart. to in-depth coverage of the major problem areas. It is
West Academic Publishing highly versatile and can serve the most profound of civil
procedure courses as well as a modern compact course
PRINCIPLES OF FEDERAL allotted as few as three semester hours.
JURISDICTION Foundation Press

Third Edition Also available:
James E. Pfander
MATERIALS FOR A BASIC COURSE IN
Apr 2017 489pp CIVIL PROCEDURE
9781634603034 Paperback £54.95 / €63.00
Concise Hornbook Series Concise Twelfth Edition
Kevin M. Clermont
Designed for students in advanced courses and newly
revised, this book explains the leading principles of federal Apr 2017 1014pp
jurisdiction. It includes landmark cases and the rules that
govern original and appellate jurisdiction, justiciability and 9781634593090 Hardback £240.00 / €275.00
abstention, federal habeas corpus, jurisdiction-stripping,
supplemental jurisdiction and sovereign immunity. It also 9781683287414 CasebookPlus
discusses enemy combatant cases. £260.00 + VAT / €300.00 + VAT
West Academic Publishing University Casebook Series

This casebook is the concise, and very modern, version
of a respected classic of civil procedure casebooks. The
key to its brevity is its efficient and systematic step-by-
step survey of the subject in Part One. This brief yet
thorough coverage leaves time for in-depth treatment
of a few selected problem areas regarding the system’s
fundamental structure.
Foundation Press

8

COMPANY, COMMERCIAL &
COMPETITION LAW

HIGHLIGHTS

CORPORATIONS

A Comparative Perspective (International Edition)
Marco Ventoruzzo et al

Feb 2017 576pp
9781683280972 Paperback £76.95 / €89.00

A multipurpose text that can be used in any class with a focus on comparative legal
systems for corporations. This book contains cases, statutes, analysis and readings, the
majority of which are from jurisdictions outside the US. It also has extensive notes and
questions.
West Academic Publishing

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS IN
A NUTSHELL

Tenth Edition
Ralph H. Folsom et al

2016 497pp
9781634598934 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
Nutshell Series
Examines the law and practices relevant to the principal forms of international business
and commercial transactions. It includes chapters on negotiating business transactions;
the law governing international sales of goods; structuring international sales transactions;
financing such transactions; technology transfers; the initiation, operation, and
termination of foreign investments.
West Academic Publishing

THE LAW OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CASES,
MATERIALS, AND PROBLEMS

Thirteenth Edition
Jonathan R. Macey, Douglas K. Moll & Robert W. Hamilton

Apr 2017 277pp
9781634608138 Hardback £255.00 / €290.00
9781683287209 CasebookPlus £275.00 + VAT / €315.00 + VAT
American Casebook Series
Covers the law of business associations for introductory courses. This text discusses
business organisations, including agency, general partnerships, closely held corporations,
publicly held corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited
liability companies. The material on the unincorporated business forms has been revised,
updated, and expanded.
West Academic Publishing
West Academic

COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW 9

HIGHLIGHTS

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

A Transactional Perspective
Stephen M.Bainbridge & Iman Anabtawi

Apr 2017 277pp
9781628102178 Hardback £235.00 / €265.00
University Casebook Series

This casebook embodies the conviction that theoretical and practical legal education are
complementary and no more so than in the setting of M&A transactions, where corporate
lawyers are regularly called upon to draw on their substantive knowledge of the law to
advise clients on how best to effectuate their business objectives. Accordingly, this book
retains the most significant judicial decisions in M&A jurisprudence while also making use
of textual explication, sample documentary provisions, and the latest teaching methods to
deepen students’understanding of the relevant case law and prepare them for practice.
Foundation Press

PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
TRANSACTIONS

Fourth Edition
Ralph H. Folsom et al

Apr 2017 919pp
9781634599399 Paperback £54.95 / €63.00
Concise Hornbook Series

Provides a comprehensive examination of the law relevant to the subject matter and
detailed citations to case law and other supporting authorities. This volume can be used by
courts and legal practitioners as a resource for research and analysis, as well as by students
and professors as a supplement for any international business law course.
West Academic Publishing
West Academic

10 COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW

West Academic BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS LAW AND
POLICY
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR
LAWYERS IN A NUTSHELL Materials and Problems, Ninth Edition
Jeffrey Bauman, Russell Stevenson & Robert Rhee
Sixth Edition
Charles H. Meyer Jun 2017 277pp

Apr 2017 277pp 9781634605946 Hardback £250.00 / €285.00
9781634608510 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
Nutshell Series 9781640200272 CasebookPlus
£270.00 + VAT / €310.00 + VAT
Provides a well-rounded summary of the relevant accounting American Casebook Series
areas from basic financial statements to complex earnings-
per-share ratios and corporate finance and valuation. This Uses problems as a vehicle for discussing cases and textual
book reviews accounting principles for many different areas, material to develop an understanding of the law of business
including acquisitions, investments, long-term debt, leases, enterprises and the policy issues that influence its evolution.
stocks, and partnerships. This new edition adds significant new material on agency,
West Academic Publishing partnerships and LLCs to enable its use in a course in Business
Associations.
BLACK LETTER OUTLINE ON West Academic Publishing
PAYMENTS LAW
COMMERCIAL FINANCE
Second Edition
Steve H. Nickles & Mary Beth Matthews A Transactional Approach
Ronald J. Mann
Apr 2017 277pp
9781634603171 Paperback £43.95 / €51.00 Apr 2017 277pp
Black Letter Outlines
9781683283355 Hardback £235.00 / €265.00
Black Letter Outlines are designed to help a law student University Casebook Series
recognise and understand the basic principles and issues of
law covered in a law school course. This book summarises Designed to update (and replace) the course on “Secured
and explains the fundamental law applicable to a broad Credit”traditionally taught in law school. By shifting the
variety of current payment systems, including checks, drafts, focus to commercial finance, and by shifting the materials
credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, and digital currencies. to emphasize pro-active document design and analysis, the
West Academic Publishing book supports a course that is at once more consonant with
likely career paths and more experiential.
Foundation Press

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations,
2017 Statutes and Rules
William A. Klein & J. Mark Ramseyer &
Stephen M. Bainbridge

Apr 2017 426pp

9781683286424 Paperback £43.95 / €51.00
Selected Statutes

This statutory supplement includes statutes and rules
relevant to all business entities. It is suitable for use with all
textbooks and casebooks for such courses. It includes all
updates to the statutes and rules.
Foundation Press

COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW 11

COMMERCIAL LAW CORPORATIONS, OTHER LIMITED
LIABILITY ENTITIES PARTNERSHIPS
Selected Statutes, 2017-2018
William D. Warren & Steven D. Walt Statutory Documentary Supplement
Thomas M. Hazen, Jerry W. Markham &
Jun 2017 277pp Thomas Lee Hazen
9781683287957 Paperback + ebook access
£50.95 / €58.00 May 2017 277pp
Selected Statutes
9781683285427 Paperback £42.95 / €50.00
This compilation of statutes collects the major Selected Statutes
enactments governing commercial law. It includes the
Official Text and Comments of the Uniform Commercial This supplement is designed for a basic business
Code. Other materials include the Bankruptcy Code organisations course focusing on corporations, limited
(other than stockbroker liquidation provisions), selected liability companies, and partnerships. Shorter than some
provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, the Check 21 other statutory supplements, it is easier to use and to bring
Act, and the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Although to and from class. The supplement also includes some
this compilation is designed to accompany Warren and sample corporate documents, including a certificate of
Walt’s Commercial Law and its two component volumes, incorporation, bylaws, and minutes. These documents give
as well as Walt’s Sales Law, these materials are likely to be the students hands-on exposure to documents talked about
referenced by any commercial law textbook. in class. Even with these sample documents the supplement
Foundation Press retains a manageable size.
West Academic Publishing
Also available:
CORPORATIONS
COMMERCIAL LAW
A Comparative Perspective
Ninth Edition Marco Ventoruzzo et al
William D. Warren & Steven D. Walt
Feb 2017 576pp
2013 1179pp
9781609303396 Hardback £245.00 / €285.00 9781683280972 Paperback £76.95 / €89.00
University Casebook Series
For full details of this title, see page 8.
This edition retains the mix of problems and cases West Academic Publishing
present in previous editions. Current forms are included.
Foundation Press THE
ENTREPRENEUR’S
CORPORATE FINANCE LEGAL
COMPANION
Debt, Equity, and Derivative Markets and
Their Intermediaries, Fourth Edition Second Edition
Jerry Markham, Jose Gabilondo & Thomas Hazen Daniel Davidson & Lynn
Forsythe
Apr 2017 1313pp
9781634594509 Hardback £245.00 / €280.00 May 2017 277pp
American Casebook Series
9781683284192 Paperback
Comprehensively surveys the legal and business issues raised £65.95 / €76.00
by how business entities manage their capital structure. To
prepare students to represent corporate issuers, institutional This book is for students of
investors, and regulators, the casebook blends state entrepreneurship who need
law, federal securities regulation, accounting standards, to understand the legal issues affecting their ventures. It
professional responsibility norms, financial concepts, and will appeal to faculty and students in any class teaching
business strategy. entrepreneurship law in business school, and can be used as
West Academic Publishing a primary text or a supplement. It is a more accessible and
more comprehensive text than other books covering the
same material.
West Academic Publishing

12 COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW

JUST ANNOUNCED PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL
BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS
GLOBAL ISSUES IN NONPROFIT LAW
Fourth Edition
Mark Sidel Ralph H. Folsom et al
Jun 2018 277pp
9780314284419 Paperback £42.95 / €50.00 Apr 2017 919pp
Global Issues 9781634599399 Paperback £54.95 / €63.00
West Academic Publishing Concise Hornbook Series

THE LAW OF BUSINESS For full details of this title, see page 9.
ORGANIZATIONS, CASES, West Academic Publishing
MATERIALS, AND PROBLEMS
SELECTED COMMERCIAL STATUTES
Thirteenth Edition
Jonathan R. Macey, Douglas K. Moll & 2017 Edition
Robert W. Hamilton Carol L. Chomsky et al

Apr 2017 277pp May 2017 277pp
9781634608138 Hardback £255.00 / €290.00 9781683287551 Paperback + ebook access
9781683287209 CasebookPlus £61.50 / €71.00
£275.00 + VAT / €315.00 + VAT Selected Statutes
American Casebook Series
A comprehensive collection of uniform laws and federal
For full details of this title, see page 8. statutes for use in all commercial law courses. This title
West Academic Publishing includes the UCC. Appendices to the UCC contain the PEB
commentaries and reports and earlier versions of Articles 1,
JUST ANNOUNCED 3, 4, and 7. The volume also includes other relevant uniform
laws, the CISG, and significant federal commercial and
THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF consumer legislation and regulations, including E-SIGN, the
BUSINESS Consumer Credit Protection Act, and the Bankruptcy Code
and Rules.
West Academic West Academic Publishing

Apr 2018 277pp A SHORT AND HAPPY GUIDE TO
9781683285496 Hardback £155.00 / €180.00 THE LAW OF SALES
West Academic Publishing
Paula Ann Franzese
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Apr 2017 277pp
9780314279880 Paperback £22.50 / €26.00
A Transactional Perspective Short & Happy Guides
Stephen M.Bainbridge & Iman Anabtawi
This efficient and concise volume sets forth clear rules
Apr 2017 277pp and techniques for mastering the elements of contract
9781628102178 Hardback £235.00 / €265.00 formation, content, performance, breach and remedies.
University Casebook Series Complex topics such as the battle of the forms, the statute of
frauds, the parol evidence rule, excuse doctrine, warranties,
For full details of this title, see page 9. buyer’s remedies and seller’s remedies are presented in
Foundation Press straightforward, easy to understand terms.
West Academic Publishing

COMPANY, COMMERCIAL & COMPETITION LAW 13

LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS CORPORATE LAW

West Academic Third Edition
Apr 2017 400pp Stephen M. Bainbridge
9781683286431 Hardback £98.95 / €115.00
2015 571pp
A comprehensive Legal Environment of Business Law survey 9781609304713 Paperback £49.50 / €57.00
book that is accessible, affordable, and authoritative. Written Concepts and Insights Series
with attention to quality and detail, this volume has been Many students find their Corporation Law class difficult
reviewed by top business law scholars. It includes ethical and because they do not understand the transactions giving rise
business scenarios from topical issues (“real life law”), along to those cases. As with its predecessors, this third edition is
with student-friendly textual features. intended to assist students by not only restating the law but
West Academic Publishing also by putting the law into its business and financial context.
Foundation Press
BESTSELLERS
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
West Academic TRANSACTIONS IN A NUTSHELL

COMPARATIVE CORPORATE LAW Tenth Edition
Ralph H. Folsom et al
Marco Ventoruzzo et al
2015 702pp 2016 497pp
9781628102031 Hardback £190.00 / €220.00 9781634598934 Paperback £48.50 / €56.00
American Casebook Series Nutshell Series
For full details of this title, see page 8.
A multipurpose text that can be used in any class with a West Academic Publishing
focus on comparative legal systems for corporations. It
contains cases, statutes, analysis and readings, the majority Receive regular up-to-date information about
of which are from foreign jurisdictions. It also has extensive our new titles by registering for e-alerts at:
notes and questions. The focus is primarily on the US, UK, www.eurospangroup.com/mailinglist
major European continental civil law systems and European
Union law, and Japan.
West Academic Publishing

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CONSTITUTIONAL &
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

HIGHLIGHTS

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCESS IN A NUTSHELL

Sixth Edition
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