Item description for Prevention And Compensation of Marine Pollution Damage: Recent Developments in Europe, China And the Us (Comparative and Environmental Law and Policy) by Michael Faure...
Marine oil pollution is one of the most damaging environmental liabilities of our time, and is taken very seriously by governments. Although international conventions take the lead in the legal regime underpinning prevention and compensation of marine oil pollution damage, national legal systems differ considerably in how they interpret and apply their monitoring and enforcement responsibilities.
This is the first book to present a comparative analysis of the law with respect to marine oil pollution, with expert contributions emphasising particular solutions in Europe, the US, and China. The authors draw on the full range of legal sources, from theory and legislation to procedure and actual case studies. Written by both academics and practitionerssenior academics with a wide experience in the field, and practitioners who have extensively dealt with marine pollution issuesthe work is not confined to a mere legal analysis, but offers a more inclusive law and economics perspective, solidly built on a substantial analysis (in English) of the law in the European, US, Chinese, and international contexts. Individual contributors focus on countries with which they have particular expertise or experience.
This book will be of interest to corporate counsel, international lawyers, academics, and policy makers, as well as to students of (international) environmental and maritime law. In addition, the book is especially valuable to non-Chinese lawyers for its clear insight into the complex Chinese environmental legal system.
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Studio: Kluwer Law International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.61" Width: 6.54" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.68 lbs.
Release Date May 30, 2006
Publisher Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9041123385 ISBN13 9789041123381
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More About Michael Faure
List of Contributors
Tom Vanden Borre, Commission for the Regulation of Electricity and Gas (CREG), Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC), Institute for Environmental and Energy Law (IMER), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
Michael Faure, Maastricht Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO), Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
Ruud Hendrickx, Faculty of Economics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Kristel De Smedt, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
Albert Verheij, worked on this project while at the Centre for Liability Law, Tilburg University, The Netherlands. He is currently attorney with Stibbe in association with Herbert Smith and Gleiss Lutz, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Hui Wang, Institute for Environmental and Energy Law, KU Leuven, Belgium.
Michael Faure has an academic affiliation as follows - Maastricht University, the Netherlands Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.