Private Arrangements

Private Arrangements Author Sherry Thomas
ISBN-10 9781620510049
Release 2012-04-27
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For ten years, Lord and Lady Tremaine have kept the width of the Atlantic Ocean between them. It is an arrangement much lauded by London Society: What a perfectly civilized way to conduct a marriage! But it wasn't always that way. When Gigi Rowland first met Camden Saybrook, the handsome, candid, intelligent future duke was the answer to all her problems. Their connection was immediate--two young people meant for each other. But their marriage was doomed the moment she decided she must have him, by fair means or foul, and when Camden discovered her deceit, all happiness perished. Now Gigi wants a divorce. Camden returns from America with an audacious proposal: give him an heir and he'll grant her request. But the overwhelming pleasure of their marriage bed soon makes it apparent that the enterprise is fraught with emotional peril. In an atmosphere thick with mistrust, desire, and incipient hope, they must decide between safeguarding their hearts or rising above the mistakes of the past and forging a new life together.

Private Arrangements

Private Arrangements Author Brenda Jackson
ISBN-10 9781459220799
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 224
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No man has ever tempted her like this… Nikki Cartwright can't believe Jonas Steele—the Jonas Steele—has chosen her for a high-profile marketing venture. It could make her career. But when she remembers the kiss they once shared, a kiss so intimate it sent their desire skyrocketing from simmering to blazing, Nikki knows she must guard her heart against the seductive Phoenix playboy as if her life depends on it. Jonas has no problem making their professional relationship personal. With the beautiful and talented photographer within his reach, he can erase her from his system once and for all. From a whirlwind Las Vegas affair to jet-setting across four continents, this Steele discovers getting Nikki out of his system is easier said than done, and now he wants her to belong to him heart and soul—as the woman of his most passionate fantasies.…

The Law of Private Arrangements Between Debtors and Creditors

The Law of Private Arrangements Between Debtors and Creditors Author Reginald Winslow
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N11317098
Release 1885
Pages 266
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The Law of Private Arrangements Between Debtors and Creditors has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Law of Private Arrangements Between Debtors and Creditors also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Law of Private Arrangements Between Debtors and Creditors book for free.

A Treatise on the Law of Private Arrangements with Creditors with an Appendix Containing the Deeds

A Treatise on the Law of Private Arrangements with Creditors  with an Appendix Containing the Deeds Author George Young Robson
ISBN-10 1116012227
Release 2009-10
Pages 222
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Acuerdos privados

Acuerdos privados Author Sherry Thomas
ISBN-10 8499081827
Release 2010
Pages 281
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To all of London society, Lord and Lady Tremaine had the perfect marriage, but for the last ten years, husband and wife have resided on separate continents. When Lady Tremaine wishes to marry another, Lord Tremaine agrees to the divorce on one condition: if she will give him an heir before the year is over.

First Interim Report on Bankruptcies and Private Arrangements and Matters Relating Thereto

First Interim Report on Bankruptcies and Private Arrangements and Matters Relating Thereto Author Irish Free State. Bankruptcy Law and Winding Up of Companies Amendment Committee
ISBN-10 OCLC:39814563
Release 1928
Pages 71
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First Interim Report on Bankruptcies and Private Arrangements and Matters Relating Thereto has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from First Interim Report on Bankruptcies and Private Arrangements and Matters Relating Thereto also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full First Interim Report on Bankruptcies and Private Arrangements and Matters Relating Thereto book for free.

International Surrogacy Arrangements

International Surrogacy Arrangements Author Katarina Trimmings
ISBN-10 1849462801
Release 2013
Pages 559
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This book addresses the pressing challenges presented by the proliferation of international surrogacy arrangements. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 contains National Reports on domestic approaches to surrogacy from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela. The reports are written by domestic specialists, each demonstrating the difficult and urgent problems arising in many States as a result of international surrogacy arrangements. These National Reports not only provide the backdrop to the authors' proposed model regulation appearing in Part 3, but serve as a key resource for scrutinising the most worrying incompatibilities in national laws on surrogacy. Part 2 of the book contains two contributions that provide international perspectives on cross-border surrogacy such as the 'human rights' perspective. Part 3 contains a General Report, which consists of an analysis of the National Reports appearing in Part 1, together with a proposed model of regulation of international surrogacy arrangements at the international level written by the two co-editors, Paul Beaumont and Katarina Trimmings. The research undertaken by Katarina Trimmings and Paul Beaumont from 2010 to 2012 was funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

Safeguard Measures in World Trade

Safeguard Measures in World Trade Author Yong-Shik Lee
ISBN-10 9789041123763
Release 2005
Pages 265
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Among restrictions on imports, safeguard measures are particularly controversial in that they are invoked in the absence of any unfair trade practice. Safeguards interfere substantially with the normal stream of trade, and their improper application undermines the objectives of the WTO. Recent WTO cases have brought the attention of trade lawyers to the absence of comprehensive materials on this complex subject, and highlighted the need for a reliable guide to the WTO rules on safeguards. Dr. Y.S. Lee, perhaps the world's foremost authority on safeguard measures, has provided such a guide, here updated in its second edition. Readers may expect from this book comprehensive coverage on safeguards to date with legal analysis of the important issues in the interpretation and application of the current rules on safeguards. The author also proposes modifications to enhance and clarify the discipline of safeguards. The crucial issues raised include the following: economic and political justifications of safeguards; applicability of GATT Article XIX; interpretation and application of the Agreement on Safeguards, including non-discriminatory application of safeguards and justification of safeguards-in-response; transitional product-specific safeguard measures against China; and emergency safeguards to trade in services. The focus of the book is on the WTO Agreement on Safeguards, as interpreted by WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports in key cases, including Korea Dairy Products, Argentina Footwear, United States Wheat Glutten, United States Lamb Meat, Chile Price Band System, United States Line Pipe and United States Steel Products. Dr. Lee summarizes the various key findings and provides lucid and well-balanced analysis of these reports. Other WTO rules considered include GATT Articles XIX, XII, and XVIII; the Understanding on Balance of Payments of the GATT 1994; the Agreement on Agriculture; the Agreement on Textile and Clothing; Article XII of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS); and the Protocol on the Accession of the People's Republic of China. Safeguard Measures in World Trade comes at a time when safeguard measures continue to mount in various parts of the world and a possible domino effect can destabilize the international trading system. It will be of inestimable value to government officials, trade lawyers, international business people, and academics in trade law and related fields.

Annual Report and Reports of Proceedings at the Annual General Meeting

Annual Report and Reports of Proceedings at the Annual General Meeting Author
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433020652495
Release 1884
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No. 10 contains also: Laws and by-laws.

Collaborative Governance

Collaborative Governance Author John D. Donahue
ISBN-10 9781400838103
Release 2011-02-28
Pages 296
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All too often government lacks the skill, the will, and the wallet to meet its missions. Schools fall short of the mark while roads and bridges fall into disrepair. Health care costs too much and delivers too little. Budgets bleed red ink as the cost of services citizens want outstrips the taxes they are willing to pay. Collaborative Governance is the first book to offer solutions by demonstrating how government at every level can engage the private sector to overcome seemingly insurmountable problems and achieve public goals more effectively. John Donahue and Richard Zeckhauser show how the public sector can harness private expertise to bolster productivity, capture information, and augment resources. The authors explain how private engagement in public missions--rightly structured and skillfully managed--is not so much an alternative to government as the way smart government ought to operate. The key is to carefully and strategically grant discretion to private entities, whether for-profit or nonprofit, in ways that simultaneously motivate and empower them to create public value. Drawing on a host of real-world examples-including charter schools, job training, and the resurrection of New York's Central Park--they show how, when, and why collaboration works, and also under what circumstances it doesn't. Collaborative Governance reveals how the collaborative approach can be used to tap the resourcefulness and entrepreneurship of the private sector, and improvise fresh, flexible solutions to today's most pressing public challenges.

Private Sector Participation in Light Rail Light Metro Transit Initiatives

Private Sector Participation in Light Rail Light Metro Transit Initiatives Author Cledan Mandri-Perrott
ISBN-10 9780821380857
Release 2010-01-21
Pages 320
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This book aims to help governments and public authorities to establish effective light rail-light metro transit (LRMT) systems, and focuses on use of Public Private Participation (PPP) arrangements. Rather than identify a single approach, we present options and discuss practical issues related to preparing and implementing new LRMT PPP schemes. The approach is focused on providing information that can be used to make informed decisions, adapted to local policy and objectives. The material presented is intended as a practical guide to developing LRMT PPPs in both developed and developing countries. This work endeavors to provide answers to readers questions regarding how to successfully incorporate private sector participation in LRMT with a lesser emphasis on why LRMT and the private sector may be beneficial. The primary focus of this text is guiding the reader from design through to project implementation. It starts from the premise that underlying transport policy decisions will have already been made and that LRMT has already been identified as the appropriate transport solution. We have included some limited discussion of policy and technical issues where these directly impact the LRMT PPP approach. The approach is presented in nine sections, and in preparing it the author drew on current international LRMT PPP experience, through a series of interviews and case studies. The sections covered are: 1. Urban Transport and Light Rail/Light Metro Transit (LRMT) 2. Selected Technical Aspects 3. Incorporating Private Sector Participation in LRMT Initiatives 4. Understanding and Allocating Risk 5. Specifications, Oversight and Performance Management 6. Funding and finance 7. Developing a PPP Agreement 8. Procurement 9. Conclusions and Recommendations

The Role and Impact of Public private Partnerships in Education

The Role and Impact of Public private Partnerships in Education Author Harry Anthony Patrinos
ISBN-10 9780821379035
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 97
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The book offers an overview of international examples, studies, and guidelines on how to create successful partnerships in education. PPPs can facilitate service delivery and lead to additional financing for the education sector as well as expanding equitable access and improving learning outcomes.

Retirement Provision in Scary Markets

Retirement Provision in Scary Markets Author Hazel Bateman
ISBN-10 9781847202826
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 256
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The past few decades have witnessed a global move towards private provision for retirement through individual defined contribution pensions at the expense of publicly provided and employer-sponsored defined benefit pensions. As a consequence, workers and retirees are becoming increasingly exposed to uncertainties in financial, labour and economic markets. The contributors to this book analyse the implications for retirement income policy, workers and retirees in view of the current climate of heightened exposure to scary markets. The implications of a broad range of scary market scenarios are presented, and novel solutions prescribed. Retirement incomes across a number of countries including the US, the UK, Japan and Australia are explored, and uncertainties examined include: extreme stock price volatility; discontinuous labour market participation; and regulatory failure and macroeconomic instability. Concluding with the observation that regulatory reforms could be almost as scary as the underlying macroeconomic conditions, this book will prove a fascinating read for scholars, researchers, practitioners and policymakers with an interest in pensions and pension policy, financial economics and public sector economics.

Uncommon Arrangements

Uncommon Arrangements Author Katie Roiphe
ISBN-10 9780385339384
Release 2008
Pages 343
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A cultural critic and author of Still She Haunts Me examines seven unconventional marriages among members of England's literary circles between 1910 and 1939--including Jane and H. G. Wells, Vera Brittain and George Gordon Catlin, and Vanessa and Clive Bell--examining crises that occurred in each marriage and how they were or were not resolved. Reprint. 45,000 first printing.

Arab Television Today

Arab Television Today Author Naomi Sakr
ISBN-10 9780857737489
Release 2007-10-24
Pages 272
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There is a great deal at stake for everyone in the future of Arab television. Political and social upheavals in this central but unsettled region are increasingly played out on television screens and in the tussles over programming that take place behind them. Al-Jazeera is of course only one player among a still-growing throng of satellite channels, which now include private terrestrial stations in some Arab states. It is an industry urgently needing to be made sense of; this book does exactly this in a very readable and authoritative way, through exploring and explaining the evolving structures and content choices in both entertainment and news of contemporary Arab television. It shows how owners, investors, journalists, presenters, production companies, advertisers, regulators and media freedom advocates influence each other in a geolinguistic marketplace that encompasses the Arab region itself and communities abroad. Probing internal and external interventions in the Arab television landscape, the book offers a timely and compelling sequel to Naomi Sakr's 'Satellite Realms: Transnational Television, Globalization and the Middle East', which won the Middle Eastern Studies Book Prize in 2003.

Social Work with Children and Families

Social Work with Children and Families Author Martin Brett Davies
ISBN-10 9781137267245
Release 2012-03-20
Pages 352
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Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure. How do policy, law, research and theory influence what they do? This important book provides the answers with a crystal-clear map of the field of social work with children and families. Focused on four major themes - family support work, child protection, adoption and fostering, residential child care – the book brings together expert commentators to: ■ Outline the policy background; ■ Summarize the relevant law; ■ Describe the key theories; ■ Highlight the research findings. A wealth of real life case studies reveal, in detail, the challenges that social workers face every day. Through a series of questions, readers are invited to join in the process of 'Making connexions' between different elements of social work knowledge and practice. Edited by the highly respected Martin Davies, this authoritative and illuminating book argues that the skill of the social worker can have life-enhancing consequences for some of the most vulnerable people in society. It is an essential investment for students, educators and practitioners alike.

Forced Saving

Forced Saving Author Hazel Bateman
ISBN-10 0521484715
Release 2001-11-20
Pages 254
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Forced Saving, first published in 2001, offers an analysis of pension policy from an economic perspective. It begins with an overview of the problem of population ageing around the world, and then provides a framework within which policy responses may be consistently assessed. It focuses on the 'mandating' approach to retirement income policy, in which governments are compelling individuals - or their employers - to take on this responsibility, at least in part. The role of government becomes limited to one of mandating contributions from wages, along with regulating private fund managers to a greater or lesser extent. The authors explore the implications of introducing such a policy reform. They argue that while there is no universal agreement on the relative costs and benefits of this policy approach, there are often some advantages to moving at least some distance down the mandating path.