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"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan

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Whitecross, R. (2018)
"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan. Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 26,
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Of Texts and Drama: Delivering Justice in Bhutan.

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Of Texts and Drama: Delivering Justice in Bhutan. Buddhism, Law & Society, 2,
This paper presents a short history of the development of legal texts in Bhutan with some analysis of how the later texts reflect the globalized language of the rule of law re...

The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court

Journal Article
Moran, C. F. (2018)
The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 18(5), 883-901. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718123-01805001
This research examines the problem of the authority of the International Criminal Court (ICC), focusing on its claim to jurisdiction as its primary exercise of authority. The ...

To Be Responsible for Ourselves: Dominic Ongwen and Defences Before the International Criminal Court

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Moran, C. F. (2016)
To Be Responsible for Ourselves: Dominic Ongwen and Defences Before the International Criminal Court. http://opiniojuris.org/2016/12/19/to-be-responsible-for-ourselves-dominic-ongwen-and-defences-before-the-international-criminal-court/
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Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha

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Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha. In J. D. Schmidt (Ed.), Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness, 115-134. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7
During the 1990s, the High Court of Justice played a significant role in the promotion of Bhutanese culture, intertwining the development of the Bhutanese legal system with Bh...

Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2018)
Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(1), 101-107. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2018.0458
"A letter", Nietzsche once wrote, "is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises". Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...

Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India

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Chhina, R. K. (2017)
Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 20(1), 89-98. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-01-2016-0001
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” as provided under the Indian anti-money laundering (AML) regime,...

‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction.

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction. Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 412-435
This paper examines the development and application of the "unconscionability" exception to the principle of autonomy of abstract payment undertakings in the jurisdiction of S...

Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 19(2), 158-168. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-05-2015-0019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the role of banks in detecting and mitigating money laundering risks in trade finance activities, especially in com...

The Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credit (the UCP): Are they merely a set of Contractual Terms?

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2015)
The Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credit (the UCP): Are they merely a set of Contractual Terms?. Banking and Finance Law Review, 30(2), 253-273
The paper examines the true legal nature of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credit (the UCP) by applying the test: whether the UCP Rules will be applied or at...

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