Since their invention in the 1980s, swaps have overturned the landscape of contemporary finance. Bankers were of course responsible for the development of this financial innovation, but so were legal scholars. This book reveals the legal aspect of financial globalization, which is both frequently overlooked and fundamentally crucial.
Quand le droit organise la financiarisation du monde
Pascale Cornut St-Pierre
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politique
As erudite as it is enjoyable, this volume opens up new avenues for reflection, enriching the debate on the role and influence of the Prince's advisors.
Cabinets et conseillers de l'exécutif
Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Xavier Bioy
This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr.
Les transplantations juridiques et le regard du droit
This work retraces the invention of the constitutionalist, this law professor specializing in constitutional policy, and demonstrate how these professors played a crucial role in the advent of the new regime.
Professeurs de droit et légitimation de l'État en France (1870-1914)