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Companies and company law in late medieval and early modern Europe / editors Bram Van Hofstraeten & Wim Decock.

Contributor(s): Hofstraeten, Bram van, 1978- | Decock, Wim, 1983-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Iuris scripta historica: 29.Publisher: Leuven : Peeters, 2016Description: 194 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789042932869; 9042932864.Subject(s): Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- England -- History -- Congresses | Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- France -- History -- Congresses | Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- Netherlands -- History -- Congresses | Partnership -- Netherlands -- History -- Congresses | Business enterprises -- Law and legislation | Partnership | England | France | Netherlands | 340.09 -- Social sciences Law HistoryGenre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings. | History. | Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents:
Business Trust for Partnerships? Early Conceptions of Company Related Assets in Legal Literature and Antwerp Forensic and Commercial Practice (Late Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century) / DAVE DE RUYSSCHER -- Antwerp Company Law around 1600 and its Italian Origins / BRAM VAN HOFSTRAETEN -- In Defense of Commercial Capitalism : Lessius, Partnerships and the Contractus Trinus / WIM DECOCK -- Company Law in the Decisions of the High Court of Holland, Zeeland, and West-Friesland / MARTIJN PUNT -- Private Partnerships in Seventeenth-Century Maastricht / BRAM VAN HOFSTRAETEN -- Commercial Soul in a Corporate Body : From the Medieval Merchant Guilds to the East India Company / STEFANIA GIALDRONI -- Kairos : Timing in the Creation of Bourbon Company Law, Tailored for Fiscal Ventures, Slave Trade and the Making of Caribbean Plantation Economies (1697-1715) / KARSTEN VOSS.
Summary: "This book collects the proceedings of a workshop on the late medieval and early modern history of companies and company law in Europe which was organized in 2012 by the Louvain research unit of Roman Law and Legal History. In total, seven original and innovative articles resulted from the fruitful confrontation of a younger generation's work and the critical scrutiny of some viri sapientes in the field of research at hand. Two of the articles focus on the history of so-called state-regulated companies in England and France, while four address various aspects of general private partnerships and early modern corporate practices as could be observed in the Southern and Northern Netherlands during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. All of the articles are based on original research efforts and present a variety of new insights on the topic at hand"--Back cover.
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Business Trust for Partnerships? Early Conceptions of Company Related Assets in Legal Literature and Antwerp Forensic and Commercial Practice (Late Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century) / DAVE DE RUYSSCHER -- Antwerp Company Law around 1600 and its Italian Origins / BRAM VAN HOFSTRAETEN -- In Defense of Commercial Capitalism : Lessius, Partnerships and the Contractus Trinus / WIM DECOCK -- Company Law in the Decisions of the High Court of Holland, Zeeland, and West-Friesland / MARTIJN PUNT -- Private Partnerships in Seventeenth-Century Maastricht / BRAM VAN HOFSTRAETEN -- Commercial Soul in a Corporate Body : From the Medieval Merchant Guilds to the East India Company / STEFANIA GIALDRONI -- Kairos : Timing in the Creation of Bourbon Company Law, Tailored for Fiscal Ventures, Slave Trade and the Making of Caribbean Plantation Economies (1697-1715) / KARSTEN VOSS.

"This book collects the proceedings of a workshop on the late medieval and early modern history of companies and company law in Europe which was organized in 2012 by the Louvain research unit of Roman Law and Legal History. In total, seven original and innovative articles resulted from the fruitful confrontation of a younger generation's work and the critical scrutiny of some viri sapientes in the field of research at hand. Two of the articles focus on the history of so-called state-regulated companies in England and France, while four address various aspects of general private partnerships and early modern corporate practices as could be observed in the Southern and Northern Netherlands during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. All of the articles are based on original research efforts and present a variety of new insights on the topic at hand"--Back cover.

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