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Law and Practice of Employment Law in Malaysia (COMING SOON)

Law and Practice of Employment Law in Malaysia contains the collective knowledge and experience of a team of leading employment law specialists. The book is comprehensive in its coverage, including the fundamentals of contracts of employment, the conduct of domestic inquiry, various grounds for termination, unfair labour practice, sexual harassment, proceedings at the Industrial Court, judicial review and appeal, social security, trade unions and the recognition thereof as well as industrial action.

 

 

 
Land Acquisition: A Primer

Land Acquisition: A Primer discusses the principles of law governing compulsory land acquisition in a concise manner. Clearly written, this book provides the basic underlying legal jurisprudence of compulsory land acquisition in Malaysia and highlights landmark decisions governing the compulsory acquisition of privately-owned land. 

 
Habeas Corpus in Malaysia (COMING SOON)

Habeas Corpus in Malaysia is a compact, concisely written handbook which offers considerable insight into and analysis of the important workings of the writ of habeas corpus, providing enough material for the reader to work confidently or to conduct further study, where necessary. 

 
Malaysian Law on Division of Matrimonial Assets, Second Edition (COMING SOON)

Malaysian Law on Division of Matrimonial Assets (Second Edition) is a comprehensive text covering all the principles which govern the judicial division of matrimonial assets incidental to a court decree of divorce or judicial separation. The main provisions of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (“LRA 1976”) and its accompanying rules, the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 that govern this area of law in relation to non-Muslims are analysed and explained in great depth and detail. 

 

 

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Media Law in Singapore (4th Edition)

With the continued growth of the Singapore media and entertainment industry, the fourth edition of this title not only updates the laws relevant to this industry, it expands into discussions of the practical application of these laws and regulations in the framework of managing media production. It is hoped that this enhances the primary purpose of this book in acting as a concise and practical reference guide for media students and practitioners.

 
Law of Intellectual Property of Singapore, 3rd Edition

There have been many important developments since its last edition, including brand new Copyright Legislation in 2021. It is imperative that Legal Practitioners and students in Singapore are fully aware of these developments. Law of Intellectual Property of Singapore is a comprehensive text covering every aspect of Intellectual Property in Singapore.

 
Criminal Appeals in Singapore

Criminal Appeals in Singapore is a comprehensive, practical and authoritative guide to the law and practice of criminal appeals in Singapore. This book provides a step-by-step account of criminal appeals for all the criminal courts in Singapore and includes flow charts for improved usability.  

 
Arbitration in Singapore - A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Produced by the who''s who of the arbitral fraternity

The general editorial team, comprising Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Mr Francis Xavier, SC, Mr Chong Yee Leong and Prof Lucy Reed, hail from Singapore - the third-most preferred venue for international arbitration in the world. 

 

 

POPULAR TITLES: Hong Kong
Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) 2021: The Authorised HKLRD Print Parts Service with FREE ProView version

As the only authorised law reporting service in Hong Kong, HKLRD provides an authoritative, consistent and authentic statement of the law.

 
State Secrets and Trade Secrets in China

State Secrets and Trade Secrets in China guides you through the new state secrets and trade secrets law, both of which came into force in 2010, with detailed and practical analysis. It helps foreign investors and lawyers understand the new state secrets and trade secrets law in China, identifies the possible risks and suggests practical solutions/steps to take.

 
Intellectual Property Rights in China (China Law Library Series)

Intellectual Property Rights in China explains the structure and role of the intellectual property rights system in the modern Chinese economy. The content conveys the expertise of leading Chinese practitioners with straightforward and practical guidance.

 
Civil Justice Reform - What Has It Achieved?

In April 2010, a year after the implementation of the Civil Justice Reform, the University of Hong Kong and University College London hosted a joint conference entitled “Civil Justice Reform - What Has It Achieved?”.This publication seeks to answer that vitally important question and makes essential reading for practitioners seeking to understand the new procedures of civil justice reform.

 

 

POPULAR TITLES: United Kingdom
Law of Guarantees 8th Edition

Law of Guarantees covers the full range of legal issues that practitioners will encounter when dealing with the law and practice of guarantees and sureties. The authors provide detailed analysis of the statutory requirements and contractual considerations in relation to guarantees, combined with expert in-depth commentary on key judicial decisions.
14 precedents and an appendix of key legislative extracts, ensures the Law of Guarantees is the rounded authority every commercial lawyer needs at their fingertips.

 
  • A comprehensive explanation of the law and practice of guarantees and surety
  • Provides detailed analysis of the statutory and contractual requirements relating to the law of guarantees.
  • Covers the applicable law in a wide range of contexts, including guarantees for loans, consumer credit, hire purchase, landlord and tenant, building contracts, commercial contracts, international commerce.
  • Examines the guarantors liability and rights against both creditors and debtors.
  • Explains the many different forms of contract and sets out the legal principles that underpin them.
  • Offers clear and extensive analysis of key judicial decisions arising from guarantee disputes.
  • Looks at the elements of a guarantee, its construction, and its enforcement .
  • Discusses revocation of contracts and discharge of the surety.
  • Addresses insolvency in relation to guarantees.
  • Includes a range of valuable precedents including Standard Form Bank Guarantee, On Demand Unconditional Performance Bond, and Bank Guarantee in Respect of Security for Costs.
  • Now in its eighth edition and frequently cited in court, this text is the leading work on guarantees.
  • Written by the leading experts in the field: the Hon Mrs Justice Geraldine Andrews and Richard Millett QC of Essex Court Chambers, joined in this edition by John Robb, also of Essex Court.
  • Appendices ensure that practitioners can quickly refer to extracts of key legislation, including: Statute of Frauds 1677, Bills of Exchange Act 1882, Consumer Credit Act 1974, Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, Insolvency Act 1986, and the Companies Act 2006.
 
Chitty on Contracts, 34th Edition (Vols 1 & 2)

The leading reference work on contract law in the Common Law world. Chitty offers guidance to the whole range of contract law as practiced in the UK.

  • Provides coverage of all relevant legislation and a huge depth of case reference
  • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
  • Contains interpretation and analysis of general legislation since the last edition
  • Provides an in-depth examination of actions arising in contract law, including exclusion clauses, estoppel, illegality and public policy, mistake, misrepresentation and non-disclosure, breach of performance
  • Covers the formation of contract as it effects the Agreement; Consideration, Form, Mistake; Misrepresentation and Duress and Undue Influence
  • Treats in detail the Capacity of partiesAnalyses and comments on the terms of the contract relating to Express and Implied Terms
  • Exemption Clauses; Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts; and Arbitration Clauses
  • Examines Illegality and Public Policy
  • Under Joint obligations covers in detail the law of contract relating to Third Parties, Assignment, Death and Bankruptcy
  • Examines and analyses contract law in relation to performance and discharge, covering Discharge by Agreement; by Frustration; by Breach
  • Studies remedies for breach of contract, including damages and limitations of actions
  • Discusses Restitution in relation to contract law
  • Analyses conflict of laws as if affects contract law
  • Deals individually with contracts in the following areas of law: agency, arbitration, bailment, bills of exchange and banking, building contracts, carriage by air, carriage by land, construction, credit and security, employment, gaming and wagering, insurance, restrictive agreements and covenants, sale of goods and suretyship
  • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established

New developments include:

  • An expanded chapter on Restrictive Agreements and Competition
  • Changes to make the contents of Chitty more accessible to readers. These include: subdividing chapter 1 into three chapters, one of which is devoted to Fundamental Principles of Contract Law and includes an extensive discussion of good faith; moving the discussion of Force Majeure clauses to the chapter on Frustration; adding a new section on Joint Creditors and an expanded account of Novation; revising, expanding and in some cases renaming several chapters, including the chapter that is now called Termination for Breach.
  • An updated account of the effects of Brexit on contracts, and the implications of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement
  • Cabinet Office Guidance on responsible contractual behaviour in the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the Covid-19 emergency

Key new case law covered:

  • Implied terms in relational contractsBates v Post Office Ltd (No.3: Common Issues); Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland (CA)
  • Formation: Wells v Devani (SC)
  • Rectification: FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd (CA)
  • Public authorities: School Facility Management Limited v Governing Body of Christ the King College
  • Misrepresentation: BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises Inc (CA)
  • Duress: Times Travel (UK) Ltd v Pakistan International Airlines Corp (CA); Ukraine v Law Debenture Trust Corp Plc (CA)
  • Illegality: Okedina v Chikale (CA); Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd (SC); Stoffel Co v Grondona (SC)
  • Restraint of trade: Tilman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, Peninsula Securities Ltd v Dunnes Stores (Bangor) Ltd (SC)
  • Assignment: Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018
  • Frustration: Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd v European Medicines Agency
  • Restitution: Skandinavaskia Enskilda Banken v Conway (PC); Barton v Gwyn-Jones (CA); Samsoondar v Capital Insurance Co Ltd (PC); Test Claimants of the FII Group Litigation v Revenue and Customs Commissioners (SC)
  • Consumer contracts: Jones v Roundlistic Ltd Credit: Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1311
  • Employment: Harpur Trust v Brazel (CA); Addison Lee Ltd v Lange; OBrien v Department of Constitutional Affairs (SC); Uber v Aslam (SC); Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake (SC)
 

 

 
Chitty on Contracts 34th Edition Volume 1

The leading reference work on contract law in the Common Law world. Chitty offers guidance to the whole range of contract law as practiced in the UK.

  • Provides coverage of all relevant legislation and a huge depth of case reference
  • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
  • Contains interpretation and analysis of general legislation since the last edition
  • Provides an in-depth examination of actions arising in contract law, including exclusion clauses, estoppel, illegality and public policy, mistake, misrepresentation and non-disclosure, breach of performance
  • Covers the formation of contract as it effects the Agreement; Consideration, Form, Mistake; Misrepresentation and Duress and Undue Influence
  • Treats in detail the Capacity of partiesAnalyses and comments on the terms of the contract relating to Express and Implied Terms
  • Exemption Clauses; Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts; and Arbitration Clauses
  • Examines Illegality and Public Policy
  • Under Joint obligations covers in detail the law of contract relating to Third Parties, Assignment, Death and Bankruptcy
  • Examines and analyses contract law in relation to performance and discharge, covering Discharge by Agreement; by Frustration; by Breach
  • Studies remedies for breach of contract, including damages and limitations of actions
  • Discusses Restitution in relation to contract law
  • Analyses conflict of laws as if affects contract law
  • Deals individually with contracts in the following areas of law: agency, arbitration, bailment, bills of exchange and banking, building contracts, carriage by air, carriage by land, construction, credit and security, employment, gaming and wagering, insurance, restrictive agreements and covenants, sale of goods and suretyship
  • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established
New developments include:
An expanded chapter on Restrictive Agreements and Competition
Changes to make the contents of Chitty more accessible to readers. These include: subdividing chapter 1 into three chapters, one of which is devoted to Fundamental Principles of Contract Law and includes an extensive discussion of good faith; moving the discussion of Force Majeure clauses to the chapter on Frustration; adding a new section on Joint Creditors and an expanded account of Novation; revising, expanding and in some cases renaming several chapters, including the chapter that is now called Termination for Breach.
An updated account of the effects of Brexit on contracts, and the implications of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement
Cabinet Office Guidance on responsible contractual behaviour in the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the Covid-19 emergency
Implied terms in relational contractsBates v Post Office Ltd (No.3: Common Issues); Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland (CA)
Formation: Wells v Devani (SC)
Rectification: FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd (CA)
Public authorities: School Facility Management Limited v Governing Body of Christ the King College
Misrepresentation: BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises Inc (CA)
Duress: Times Travel (UK) Ltd v Pakistan International Airlines Corp (CA); Ukraine v Law Debenture Trust Corp Plc (CA)
Illegality: Okedina v Chikale (CA); Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd (SC); Stoffel Co v Grondona (SC)
Restraint of trade: Tilman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, Peninsula Securities Ltd v Dunnes Stores (Bangor) Ltd (SC)
Assignment: Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018
Frustration: Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd v European Medicines Agency
Restitution: Skandinavaskia Enskilda Banken v Conway (PC); Barton v Gwyn-Jones (CA); Samsoondar v Capital Insurance Co Ltd (PC); Test Claimants of the FII Group Litigation v Revenue and Customs Commissioners (SC)
Consumer contracts: Jones v Roundlistic Ltd Credit: Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1311
Employment: Harpur Trust v Brazel (CA); Addison Lee Ltd v Lange; OBrien v Department of Constitutional Affairs (SC); Uber v Aslam (SC); Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake (SC)
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Riley on Business Interruption Insurance, 11th Edition

Riley continues to set itself apart as the go-to title on business interruption insurance. It offers a combination of insurance, legal and accounting perspectives to provide you with a 360-degree view of the subject and practical, authoritative advice.
 
This new edition comes at a critical time. It has been comprehensively updated and restructured in the aftermath of the UK Supreme Court judgment in the FCA test case on business interruption insurance. Riley addresses this hugely significant decision and the impact it will have on policy-holders affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
New features of the 11th edition include:
  • Extensive restructuring of the chapters to improve accessibility and usability.
  • A new legal chapter addressing the Insurance Act 2015, damages for late payment, the 2021 FCA test case and the implications of this for causation under business interruption policies.
  • New commentary on parametric and pandemic / epidemic cover.
  • Business interruption extensions have been brought together in a single chapter, discussed in more detail and now addressed in practical, alphabetical order.
  • Expanded consideration of cyber threats and the cover available.
  • Updated discussion of all perils, including riot damages and terrorism.

It also offers guidance on policy wordings, the extent of coverage, and legal analysis of claims in the UK and US comparing these models with other jurisdictions. Whether youre a legal practitioner, loss adjuster or forensic accountant, when faced with a business interruption claim, Riley is your definitive guide for navigating through this complex area.

Other features of the title include:

  • An examination of the practice, strategy and procedure of business interruption insurance.
  • Provides broad insight from a legal, insurance and accounting perspective with expert analysis and practical examples.
  • Covers more than 30 perils including pandemics, explosions, earthquakes, riots, malicious damage, floods, theft, fire and more.
  • Looks at standard policy wordings and defines key terms, highlighting common pitfalls and providing example settlement formulas.
  • Analyses the means of establishing the basis of cover required.
  • Covers all aspects of claims processes, calculations, and settlements.
  • Takes an international view of business interruption and global insurance programmes.
  • Compares worldwide business interruption cover in 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.
  • Comparative analysis of the UK and US models and the policy wordings in both jurisdictions.
  • Details different accounting strategies such as the examination of income streams, gross profit, gross earnings, and determining adjustments to turnover.
  • Explains how recurring claims issues can be addressed by the wording of the policy and how they can be resolved in practice.
  • Guidance on over 200 charges in company accounts.
  • Available in all three formats: print, eBook and online on Westlaw UK.