Questions tagged [law]

The tag has no usage guidance.

5 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
0answers
23 views

What is a stockholder class action for?

Sometimes, when a public company allegedly does something wrong/illegal/etc, the investors of the company organise a class action suit against the company, such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (...
3
votes
0answers
19 views

Are some laws "Progressive" for businesses?

(United States Based) I'm not sure if this is the right exchange to ask this in. You know how there are progressive tax laws where lower income individuals are taxed a smaller percent of their income. ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Foreseeability vs negligence

Why is it the case that contractual liability is usually defined by basis of foreseeability rather than negligence (like in tort law)? I am looking a good explanation for this from economics. I ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

References on foreign ownership of domestic assets

In Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century, he occasionally analyzes the ownership of domestic assets by foreign countries. On p. 192, he writes: Japan and Germany have accumulated quite significant ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

What would be the costs of declaring/legislating that Scottish banknotes be legal tender?

Bank of England: English banknotes aren’t legal tender in Scotland. Scottish notes aren’t legal tender in England or Scotland. Committee of Scottish Bankers: Scottish Bank notes are not Legal ...