Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparative by Xenophon Contiades

By Xenophon Contiades

This publication is the 1st to deal with the multi-faceted impression of the worldwide monetary main issue at the nationwide constitutions of the international locations most influenced. by means of tracing the impression of the obstacle on formal and casual constitutional switch, sovereignty concerns, basic rights security, regulatory reforms, jurisprudence, the augmentation of govt energy, and adjustments within the get together method it addresses all components of the present constitutional legislation discussion and goals to develop into a reference ebook with reference to the interplay among monetary crises and constitutions. The e-book comprises contributions from well known specialists on Greece, Hungary, Iceland, eire, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, the united kingdom, and the united states delivering a serious research of the results of the monetary challenge at the structure. The volume’s huge comparative bankruptcy pins down certain constitutional reactions in the direction of the monetary concern, construction an explanatory idea that bills for different methods constitutions spoke back to the challenge. How and why constitutions shaped their reactions within the face of the monetary predicament unravels in the course of the booklet.

Show description

Read Online or Download Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis PDF

Similar comparative books

Patterns of Regionalism And Federalism: Lessons for the UK (The Clifford Chance Lectures)

Federalism is still a hugely contentious factor within the united kingdom. quite a lot of devolution has already turn into a part of the neighborhood panorama and extra may perhaps stick to. With the competence for a couple of guidelines hence moving from Westminster to Scotland, Wales, Northern eire, and in destiny even perhaps inside of England itself, overseas adventure with federal and neighborhood buildings turns into a worthy resource of rules.

The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems Nida, Lithuania 4–9 October 2003

Animals are a massive hyperlink among the water column (pelagic) and the ground (benthic) habitats in such a lot shallow platforms. This coupling is ruled by means of energetic tactics similar to suspension-feeding within which the organism actively makes use of power to pump water that's then filtered to take away suspended debris which are fed on whereas undigested is still are deposited at the backside.

Preventing Corporate Corruption: The Anti-Bribery Compliance Model

This publication offers the result of a two-year foreign study venture carried out for the United countries place of work on medicinal drugs and Crime (UNDOC) to enquire and supply ideas for lowering bribery and corruption in companies and associations. It begins with an empirical case research at the effectiveness of a collection of self-regulation ideas followed via multinational businesses within the strength zone.

The Legal Integration of Energy Markets

Publication by means of Daintith, Terence, Williams, Stephen F.

Additional info for Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis

Example text

M. Machado, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Coimbra David Gwynn Morgan, Professor Emeritus of Law, University College Cork Janis Pleps, Lecturer of Law, University of Latvia Agustín Ruiz Robledo, Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Granada Irene Spigno, Doctor of Comparative Public Law, University of Siena Zoltán Szente, Professor of Law, University of Győr, Hungary Ioannis A. Tassopoulos, Associate Professor of Public Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Björg Thorarensen, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Iceland Mark Tushnet, Professor of Law, Harvard University Nicola Vizioli, Researcher in Public Law University of Siena Introduction The Global Financial Crisis and the Constitution Xenophon Contiades There have been oppression and luxury, There have been poverty and licence, There has been minor injustice.

In Ireland, improvement of the Lower House processes is underway, including enhancement of oversight and scrutiny over state agencies and strengthening the position of the Speaker. In Greece, the Standing Orders of Parliament have already been modified to allow swift law-making on the one hand and enhanced oversight on the other, whereas more radical changes in that direction have been announced. Although it is too early to know whether such enhancement of monitoring authorities will materialize into a substantial oversight power or fade away as a spontaneous reaction to experiencing the crisis, it shows a wider trend towards the pursuance of transparency.

Alongside moral and legal dilemmas judges may be faced with external pressures from the political class that vary from strong criticism to attempts to curtail the power of the court. 1 The protection the Constitutional Court had given to pension rights as property rights that may only be limited in accordance with the proportionality doctrine prerequisites, alongside proclaiming unconstitutional retroactive taxation due to violation of good morals, sketches out the stance the Court would have taken if government had not curtailed its power to review public finance cases.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 21 votes