Codification in East Asia

Codification in East Asia : Selected Papers from the 2nd IACL Thematic Conference

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This book looks at codification from a broad, international perspective, discussing general themes as well as various legal fields. Since codification is a subject of intense current interest in East Asia, this second volume on codification is dedicated to the sub-theme of codification and legal transplant in this area, focusing on China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. It includes two papers that discuss development of codification in East Asia and Korea in particular. It is also comprised of two reports that draw comparative lessons from Japan, India and Indonesia. In addition, this volume consists of four general reports and 19 national reports that guide readers through the knowledge of codification of commercial law, administrative law, civil law and private international law in East Asia.

This book is developed from papers presented at the 2012 Thematic Conference of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 13.97mm | 4,044g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
  • 7 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 248 p. 7 illus.
  • 3319346687
  • 9783319346687
  • 3,129,357

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This book looks at codification from a broad, international perspective, discussing general themes as well as various legal fields. Since codification is a subject of intense current interest in East Asia, this second volume on codification is dedicated to the sub-theme of codification and legal transplant in this area, focusing on China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. It includes two papers that discuss development of codification in East Asia and Korea in particular. It is also comprised of two reports that draw comparative lessons from Japan, India and Indonesia. In addition, this volume consists of four general reports and 19 national reports that guide readers through the knowledge of codification of commercial law, administrative law, civil law and private international law in East Asia.

This book is developed from papers presented at the 2012 Thematic Conference of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
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Table of contents

Introduction; George A. Bermann.- Preface; Wang Wen-Yeu.- About the authors.- Part I Codification in Context.- The Defining Characteristics of the Legal Family of East Asia; Wen-Yeu Wang and Yen-Lin Agnes Chiu.- Codification in the 21st Century: A View from Korea; Keechang Kim.- Part II Codification and Legal Transplant in East Asia: International Perspectives.- Codification and Decodification: the State of Civil and Commercial Codes in Indonesia; Gary Bell.- Law Codification in East Asia today: Japanese and Indian Examples; Jean-Louis Halperin.- Part III Codification on Commercial Law.- General Perspectives; Kon Sik Kim.- National Perspectives - China; Qiao Liu, Xiang Ren and Zhenxing Zhang.- National Perspectives - China; Lou jianbo.- National Perspectives - Hong Kong (China); Zhang Xianchu.- National Perspectives - Japan; Tomotaka Fujita.- National Perspectives - Taiwan; Ming-Jye Hunag and Wang-Ruu Tseng.- Part IV Codification on Administrative Law.- General Perspectives; Ryuji Yamamoto.- National Perspectives - China; Zhan Zhong-le.- National Perspectives - Japan; Junko_IIJIMA.- National Perspectives - Korea; Heo Seong Wook.- National Perspectives.- Taiwan; Chien-liang Lee.- Part V Codification on Civil Law.- General Perspectives; Yeong-ching Su.- National Perspectives - China; Shi-yuan Han.- Part VI Codification on Private International Law.- General Perspectives; Jin Huang and Zhengxin Huo.- National Perspectives - Taiwan; Rong-chwan Chen.
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