Le Prix du Cercle Montesquieu 2015 a été décerné à l’ouvrage Le procès civil en version originale, paru aux éditions LexisNexis, avec la la particularité d’être le premier e-book qui présente la culture juridique à travers le procès civil dans trois pays, la France, les Etats-Unis et la Chine.
I’m sure that many of you will be interested in a book published in 2014 by Edward Elgar Publishing entitled “Contract Law: A Comparative Introduction“. The author is the estimable Jan M. Smits, Professor of European Private Law, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
“This book offers a unique introduction to contract law by means of a comparative approach. It treats contract law as a discipline that can be studied on the basis of common principles and methods without being tied to a particular jurisdiction or legal culture.”
Earlier this year, the Syndicat national des traducteurs professionnels (SFT) in France published the “Vade-mecum de l’expert traducteur et interprète“, a guide to best practice in court interpreting and translation.
A new book on legal interpreting entitled L’interprete giuridico has recently been published in Italian by Carocci Editore.
The World Bank has recently published the 4th edition of its series Women, Business and the Law, which provides data on legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 economies, covering seven areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit, going to court, and protecting women from violence.
The IBFD International Tax Glossary is now in its 7th edition, published three months ago, in June. The publisher, the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), is a leading authority on cross-border taxation.
The glossary is available as a printed book or as an eBook.
It has just won the Olivier Debouzy prize: “prix de l’agitateur des idées juridiques“.