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  • UK Legal Resources 10/11/10
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  • 1. Introducing Corporate Law Research Resources Ruth Bird 2010
  • 2. Outline
    • Starting points
    • Key electronic resources – databases, e-books
    • Books & looseleafs
    • Journals
    • Law reports
    • Blogs
    • Research Guides
  • 3. Where to start?
    • Three invaluable reference sources
    • 1. An overview of the law – caselaw & legislation
      • Halsbury’s Laws of England:
      • Companies v. 7, v. 14 5 th ed
      • Corporations v. 9
      • Financial Services v.18 4 th ed, v.48 5 th ed
      • 2. A digest of the key cases
      • The Digest – uses same subject headings as Halsbury’s Laws
      • 3. Collection of key legislation by topic
      • Halsbury’s Statutes - uses same subject headings as Halsbury’s Laws
  • 4. Key e-resources
      • [email_address]
      • Westlaw
      • Justis
      • Doing Business
      • Eisil
      • International Financial Reporting Standards
      • Lawtel
      • Linexlegal
      • Oxford Scholarship Online
      • SOLO – for the library catalogue
  • 5. Lexis – company and corporate resources
  • 6. Lexis Financial services
  • 7. A list of key UK resources on Lexis
      • Butterworths Company Law Cases
      • Finance Acts 2010
      • Finance Acts Archive
      • Finance Bills 2010
      • Finance Bills Archive
      • FSA Handbook: Authorisation
      • FSA Handbook: Client Assets
      • FSA Handbook: Compensation
      • FSA Handbook: Complaints against the FSA
      • FSA Handbook: Listing Rules
      • FSA Handbooks Archive: Collective Investment Sc...
      • Journal of International Banking & Financial Law
      • Tolley's Company Law Service
  • 8. Search other jurisdictions using keywords
  • 9. Lexis - Browse by format
  • 10. Westlaw – search acts
  • 11. Westlaw – case analysis
  • 12. Westlaw – news sources
  • 13. Westlaw – searching in other countries
  • 14. Westlaw – International lists other jurisdictions
  • 15. Justis – select by type of material being searched
  • 16. Doing Business Law library - World Bank
  • 17.  
  • 18. Eisil – international primary sources
  • 19. Eg, Finance & Banking
  • 20. International Financial Reporting Standards
  • 21. Login [email_address] Password - oxford
  • 22. Lawtel – for updates as well as cases etc
  • 23. Linex Legal – newsletters from law firms on topics
  • 24. Oxford scholarship online books– company & commercial
  • 25. UK official site for legislation
  • 26. Search on SOLO by topic
  • 27. Book resources
    • Browse the shelves from KN 261 to KN 310
    • Some key titles:
      • Ferran: Principles of corporate finance law KN250.FER 2008
      • Kraakman: The anatomy of corporate law – Law Reserve
      • Palmers Company Law KN 261 PAL
      • Buckley on the Companies Act KN261 BUC
      • Butterworths Corporations Law KN261 BUT
      • Gore-Browne on Companies KN 261 GOR
      • B/W Encyclopaedia of Banking Law KN303 BAN
      • B/W Financial Regulation KN 304.95 BUT
      • Encyclopaedia of Financial Services Law KN 308 ENC
      • Hannigan and Prentice: the Companies act KN261.HAN 2007
      • Gower and Davies’ Principles of Modern Company – Law Reserve
      • Hughes: Legal principles in banking and structured finance KN300.HUG
      • Goode on legal problems of credit and security KN306.9.GOO 2008
      • Fuller: Corporate borrowing : law and practice KN305.2.FUL 2009
      • Hale: Private equity KN263.3.HAL 2007
  • 28. Selected Journals
    • Australian business law review + e
    • Business law international + e
    • European company and financial law review + e
    • International and comparative corporate law journal + e
    • International journal of banking, accounting and finance
    • International journal of disclosure and governance + e
    • Journal of corporate law studies + e
    • Journal of international banking law and regulation +e
    • Law and financial markets review + e
    • Law business review
    • Stanford journal of law, business & finance [electronic resource]
  • 29. Selected Subject Reports
    • Business law reports.
    • Commercial law reports.
    • Butterworths Company law cases
    • Lloyds law reports
    • Commercial law cases.
    • Reports of commercial cases.
    • The Times law reports (and commercial cases)
    • All ER Commercial cases
    • British Company Cases
  • 30. The Law Library’s law Reports & Journals database enables you to locate the database where a law report series or a journal can be found http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/law/collections/lawreports_and_journals
  • 31. Blogs
    • Corporate Finance Law Blog http:// www.corpfinblog.com /
    • Corporate Law & Governance http:// corporatelawandgovernance.blogspot.com /
    • Corporations Law Blog http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/blogs/corporations-law/default.aspx
    • Banking law Prof Blog http:// lawprofessors.typepad.com /banking/
    • Insolvency Law Forum http:// www.insolvencylawforum.co.uk /
    • Securities Law Prof Blog http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/2010/10/sec-cftc-announce-roundtable-on-clearing-of-credit-default-swaps.html
    • M&A Law Prof blog http:// lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/private_equity /
    • Private Equity Fund Law blog http:// www.privateequityfundblog.com /
  • 32. Selected Research Guides
    • US: http:// www.ll.georgetown.edu/guides/corporatelaw.cfm
    • http://guides.library.yale.edu/corporations
    • Canada http://library.osgoode.yorku.ca/documents/corporatelaw.1.pdf
    • Australia:
    • Centre for Corporate Law & Securities Regulation http:// cclsr.law.unimelb.edu.au /
    • History of Australian Corporate law http://cclsr.law.unimelb.edu.au/go/history-of-australian-corporate-law-/index.cfm
    • Libguide: http:// libguides.murdoch.edu.au/content.php?pid =32702&sid=549065