Table of contents for General reports at the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law = Rapports généraux du XVII Congrès de l'Académie internationale de droit comparé / edited by Katharina Boele-Woelki & Sjef van Erp.

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List of Contributors                                           ix
Foreword/Pr6face                                              xiii
The National Legal Tradition
H. Patrick Glenn                                                1
Legal Limitations on Genetic Research and the Commercialisation of its
Spiros Simitis                                                 17
Precedent and the Law
Ewoud Hondius                                                  31
Interpretation of Multilingual Legislative Texts
Antonio Gambaro                                                51
New Developments in Succession Law
Sjefvan Erp                                                    73
Tensions between Legal, Biological and Social Conceptions of
Ingeborg Schwenzer                                             95
La notion de biens
Albina Candian                                                121
La confiance 16gitime et l'estoppel
Bdn&dicte Fauvarque-Cosson                                    137
Pure Economic Loss: The Ways to Recovery
Vernon Valentine Palmer & Mauro Bussani                       189
Le contrat sans loi en droit international priv6
Lena Gannage                                                   275
New Experiences of International Arbitration
Attila Harmathy                                                309
Private International Law Aspects Relating to Homosexual Couples
Gerard-Rent de Groot                                           325
La responsabilit6 civile, p6nale et disciplinaire des magistrats
Marie Gord                                                     363
Access to Justice. A Renewed Global Issue?
Ugo Mattei                                                     383
Agriculture and the Polluter Pays Principle
Margaret Rosso Grossman                                        409
Control' and Responsibility of Credit Rating Agencies
Uwe Blaurock                                                   481
Les restrictions verticales A la concurrence
Hubert Legal                                                   521
Cyber Consumer Protection and Unfair Competition
Georges Decocq                                                 535
The Digitising of Literary and Artistic Works
JosefDrexl & Silke von Lewinski                                547
Abusive Advertising on the Internet through Spam: Problems and
Phaedon John Kozyris                                           587
Representation of Employees in Collective Bargaining within the Firm
Michal Seweryhski                                              603
Liability of Classification Societies
Anthony M Antapassis                                           631
Characteristics of International Administration in Crisis Areas
Outi Korhonen                                                  685
Constitutional Guarantees of the Independence of the Judiciary
John Bridge                                                  711
Le r6f6rendum constitutionnel
Jacques Robert                                               745
The Emergence of a European Constitutional Law
Rainer Arnold                                                763
The Legal Position of Migrants
YuryA. Tikhomirov                                            771
Legal Means for Eliminating Corruption in the Public Service
John Bell                                                    785
La pr6caution en droit administratif
Michel Pdques                                                809
The'Rule-Making Powers of Independent Administrative Agencies
Yseult Marique                                               835
Restricting the Legislative Power to Tax: Intersections of Taxation and
Constitutional Law
Henry Ordower                                                883
Les r6gles de fond sur la lutte contre le crime organis6
Jean Pradel                                                  903
Euthanasia and the Criminal Justice System
Marc Groenhuijsen                                            925
Plea-Bargaining, Negotiating Confessions and Consensual Resolution
of Criminal Cases
Stephen C. Thaman                                            951
E-government: A Comparative Study of the Multiple Dimensions of
Required Regulatory Change
Corien Prins                                                1013

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