Legal Studies

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Edited By: Nicola Glover-Thomas, Bruce Wardhaugh, Phil Handler, Margaret Brazier, Elaine Dewhurst, Robert Thomas, John Pearson

Impact Factor: 0.579

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 98/149 (Law)

Online ISSN: 1748-121X

Virtual Issue - Private Law


In putting together this free virtual issue on private law, the editors of Legal Studies are drawing attention to the richness of scholarship that can be found within the pages of the journal. This virtual issue highlights a selection of commercial law and other private law articles published since January 2012. They address the purpose of corporations (Attenborough), corporate insolvency (Finch), corporate governance (Keay), corporate defamation (Chan), corporate environmental responsibility (Bradshaw), and, beyond the field of company law, the restraint of trade doctrine (Lucey) and copyright law (Griffiths). This is the first virtual issue of Legal Studies and further issues will appear in other fields reflecting the range, depth and diversity of scholarship within the journal.

Giving purpose to the corporate purpose debate: an Equitable Maximisation and Viability principle
Daniel Attenborough

Corporate rescue: a game of three halves
Vanessa Finch

Comply or explain in corporate governance codes: in need of greater regulatory oversight?

Andrew Keay

Corporate defamation: reputation, rights and remedies
Gary KY Chan

The environmental business case and unenlightened shareholder value
Carrie Bradshaw

Europeanisation and the restraint of trade doctrine
Mary Catherine Lucey

Pre-empting conflict – a re-examination of the public interest defence in UK copyright law
Jonathan Griffiths

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