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Vol. 5 No. 1 (2012): Issue 1 (June 2012)

ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTION LAW: CURRENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES FROM A LATIN AMERICA PERSPECTIVE

José Gustavo Prieto Munoz

During the last decade of the twentieth century, international transactions that involve the movement of capital throughout the world achieved unpreced

TOWARDS PRESIDENTIAL RULE IN UKRAINE: HYBRID REGIME DYNAMICS UNDER SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM

Thomas Sedelius, Sten Berglund

This article sets out to analyse recent regime developments in Ukraine in relation to semi-presidentialism. The article asks: to what extent and in wha

ON THE POTENTIAL TO APPLY DE MINIMIS EXEMPTION FOR AGREEMENTS CONTAINING HARDCORE RESTRAINTS: EUROPEAN UNION PRACTICE

Andrius Puksas

The article analyzes the possibility to apply de minimis exemption for agreements containing hardcore restraints. The statements are derived from analy

TURNING RELIGIOUS VALUES INTO LAW THROUGH THE LANGUAGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS: LEGAL ETHICS AND THE RIGHT TO LIFE UNDER THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Stefan Kirchner

In a globalized world in which different cultures and religions intermingle and live in close proximity to one another, there are hardly any truly mono

THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS: BRINGING TOGETHER LEGAL SYSTEMS

Alina Cherviatsova

Since its creation in 1959, the European Court of Human Rights has had a direct impact on the national systems of its members. One of the main features

THE LITHUANIAN REFERENDUM ON EXTENDING THE WORKING OF THE IGNALINA NUCLEAR POWER STATION: THE RATIONALITY OF ACTORS WITHIN (UN-)CHANGING STRUCTURES

Liudas Mažylis, Aušrinė Jurgelionytė,

This article explores the structural factors and the arguments of the political actors in the Lithuanian referendum of 2008 on extending the working of

POLICYHOLDER OBLIGATIONS AFTER AN INSURED EVENT: ARE BALTIC INSURANCE LAWS TOO INSURER-FRIENDLY COMPARED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EUROPEAN INSURANCE CONTRACT LAW?

Olavi-Jüri Luik

This article explores the differences between the Estonian Law of Obligations Act, the Latvian Insurance Contract Law and Lithuanian rules contained in