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Title The power of punitive damages : is Europe missing out? / editors, Lotte Meurkens, Emily Nordin
Published Cambridge [U. K.] ; Portland [Or.] : Intersentia, [2012]
©2012

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Description xxvi, 533 pages ; 24 cm
Series Ius commune europaeum ; v. 101
Ius commune europaeum ; v. 101
Contents The Punitive Damages Debate in Continental Europe : Food for Thought / Lotte Meurkens -- Understanding and Solving the Multiple Punishments Problem / Jim Gash -- Due Process and The Deterrence Rationale for Punitive Damages / Mark A. Geistfeld -- Punitive Damages as Restitution / David G. Owen -- The U.S. Supreme Court's Theory of Common Law Punitive Damages : An Inauspicious Start / Anthony J. Sebok -- Punitive Damages Sensu Stricto in Australia / Danuta Mendelson -- Punitive Damages in Cypriot Law / Sofia Michaelides-Mateou -- Reflections on Reforming Punitive Damages in English Law / Jonathan Morgan -- The Protection and Enforcement of Private Interests by (the Recognition of U.S.) Punitive Damages in Belgium : Limits and Opportunities / Evelien de Kezel -- Punitive Damages and German Law / Ulrich Magnus -- Punitive Damages in the Competing Reform Drafts of the French Civil Code / Chantal B.P. Mahe -- Punitive Damages Under Spanish Law : A Subtle Recognition? / Marta Otero Crespo -- Punitive Damages : How Do They Look Like When Seen From Abroad? / Marta Requejo Isidro -- Punitive Damages and European Law : Quo Vademus? / Cedric Vanleenhove -- Punitive Damages for Certain Categories of Breaches of Contract? / Robert Hardy -- Enforcement in Family Law by Means of Private Penalties / Sara Matthe -- The Insurability of Punitive Damages Under Belgian Law / Emily Nordin and Daily Wuyts -- Punitive Damages for Cartel Infringements : Why Didn't The Commission Grasp The Opportunity? / Angela Ortega Gonzalez -- Some Tentative Thoughts on Punitive Damages in Case of Bad Faith Claim Handling by Insurers / Lodewijk Smeehuijzen -- The Law and Economics of Punitive Damages / Louis Visscher -- Punitive Damages in the Armoury of Human Rights Arbiters / Vanessa Wilcox -- Epilogue / Lotte Meurkens
Notes "In November 2010, the Ius Commune Research School devoted the Liability and Insurance workshop on its annual conference to the "Power of Punitive Damages" "--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Exemplary damages -- Europe -- Congresses.
Exemplary damages -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Meurkens, Lotte.
Nordin, Emily.
LC no. 2012357332
ISBN 9781780680477 (paperback)
1780680473 (paperback)