The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell

The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell

The Corporation in Perspective; Unincorporated Business Forms; Formation of Corporations; Limited Role of Ultra Vires; Preincorporation Transactions; "Piercing the Corporate Veil" and Related Problems; Financing the Corporation; Distribution of Powers Within a Corporation; Special Problems; Shares and Shareholders; Directors; Officers; Closely Held Corporation; Publicly Held Corporation; Duties of Directors, Shareholders and Officers; Indemnification and Insurance; Shareholder's Suits; Class Action Suits; Dividends, Distributions and Redemptions; Inspection of Books and Records; Organic Changes; Amendments, Mergers and Dissolution.

Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises, 2nd Edition

Technology, Society, and Compromises

Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises, 2nd Edition

The world of Internet law is constantly changing and is difficult to follow, even for those for whom doing so is a full-time job. This updated, everything-you-need-to-know reference removes the uncertainty. • Explains complex legal and technical concepts clearly and understandably through entries that range from 500 to 5,000 words • Covers a wide range of topics, including censorship, copyright, domain name disputes, file-sharing, hacking, patents, spam, malware, international law, tax issues, trademarks, and viruses • Features an introductory guide to the U.S. legal system, including how to find, read, and understand sources of law • Includes cases, statutes, and international treaties relevant to the law of information technology and the Internet

Conflicts in a Nutshell

Conflicts in a Nutshell

Domicile; Jurisdiction; Choice of Law; Eric Doctrine; Judgments; Family.

Practitioner's Guide to Statistics and Lean Six Sigma for Process Improvements

Practitioner's Guide to Statistics and Lean Six Sigma for Process Improvements

This hands-on book presents a complete understanding of SixSigma and Lean Six Sigma through data analysis and statisticalconcepts In today's business world, Six Sigma, or Lean Six Sigma, is acrucial tool utilized by companies to improve customersatisfaction, increase profitability, and enhance productivity.Practitioner's Guide to Statistics and Lean Six Sigma forProcess Improvements provides a balanced approach toquantitative and qualitative statistics using Six Sigma and LeanSix Sigma methodologies. Emphasizing applications and the implementation of data analysesas they relate to this strategy for business management, this bookintroduces readers to the concepts and techniques for solvingproblems and improving managerial processes using Six Sigma andLean Six Sigma. Written by knowledgeable professionals working inthe field today, the book offers thorough coverage of thestatistical topics related to effective Six Sigma and Lean SixSigma practices, including: Discrete random variables and continuous random variables Sampling distributions Estimation and hypothesis tests Chi-square tests Analysis of variance Linear and multiple regression Measurement analysis Survey methods and sampling techniques The authors provide numerous opportunities for readers to testtheir understanding of the presented material, as the real datasets, which are incorporated into the treatment of each topic, canbe easily worked with using Microsoft Office Excel, Minitab,MindPro, or Oracle's Crystal Ball software packages. Examples ofsuccessful, complete Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma projects aresupplied in many chapters along with extensive exercises that rangein level of complexity. The book is accompanied by an extensive FTPsite that features manuals for working with the discussed softwarepackages along with additional exercises and data sets. Inaddition, numerous screenshots and figures guide readers throughthe functional and visual methods of learning Six Sigma and LeanSix Sigma. Practitioner's Guide to Statistics and Lean Six Sigma forProcess Improvements is an excellent book for courses on SixSigma and statistical quality control at the upper-undergraduateand graduate levels. It is also a valuable reference forprofessionals in the fields of engineering, business, physics,management, and finance.

Interpreting Human Rights

Social Science Perspectives

Interpreting Human Rights

In recent decades, human rights have come to occupy an apparently unshakable position as a key and pervasive feature of contemporary global public culture. At the same time, human rights have become a central focus of research in the social sciences, embracing distinctive analytical and empirical agendas for the study of rights. This volume gathers together original social-scientific research on human rights, and in doing so situates them in an open intellectual terrain, thereby responding to the complexity and scope of meanings, practices, and institutions associated with such rights. Chapters in the book examine diverse theoretical perspectives and examine such issues as the right to health, indigenous peoples' rights, cultural politics, the role of the United Nations, women and violence, the role of corporations and labour law. Written by leading scholars in the field and from a range of disciplines across the social sciences, this volume combines new empirical research with both established and innovative social theory.

Criminal Law in a Nutshell

Criminal Law in a Nutshell

Nutshells: Criminal Law covers, in clear and accessible language, all the main topics found in the vast majority of criminal law courses. Most sections of the book incorporate a number of new and significant decisions, and at the end of each section the author includes a brief summary of proposals to change or develop the law.

Company Law in a Nutshell

Company Law in a Nutshell

The 'Nutshells' series explains the basic principles and highlights the key cases and statutes of those areas of the law most commonly favoured by examiners.

Neoliberalism in Crisis

Neoliberalism in Crisis

The authors interrogate the condition of the neoliberal project in the wake of the global crisis and neoliberalism's predicted death in 2007, both in terms of the regulatory structures of finance-led capitalism in Europe and North America, and the impact of new centres of capitalist power on global order.