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Investor Protection And Civil Liabilities For Defective Prospectuses: Bangladeshi Laws Compared With Their Equivalents In India And Malaysia, S M. Solaiman Jan 2006

Investor Protection And Civil Liabilities For Defective Prospectuses: Bangladeshi Laws Compared With Their Equivalents In India And Malaysia, S M. Solaiman

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The Bangladesh securities market came into being in 1954, but it still remains in its infancy. The Disclosure-Based Regulation (DBR), a regulatory regime useful for the developed securities markets, was adopted in January 1999 for an embryonic securities market in Bangladesh by discarding the previous merit regulation. The new philosophy came into effect without any significant changes being made in the old legal and regulatory framework of initial public offerings (IPOs).


The French And Their Minorities: The Legal 'Linguicide' Arsenal, Henri A. Jeanjean Jan 2006

The French And Their Minorities: The Legal 'Linguicide' Arsenal, Henri A. Jeanjean

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

French Government policies to exclude, silence or outlaw regional minority languages date back as far as the 16th century and are clearly manifest in the nation’s legislation. Despite this, marginal languages have continued to survive and in some cases have experienced notable revivals. Perhaps to combat this resistance, a stronger arsenal was developed by the dominant culture in the 1990s—in particular through an amendment of Article 2 of the Constitution and the Toubon Law—in order to ensure the eradication of regional languages.