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A commitment to law, development and public policy : a festschrift in honour of Nana Dr. SKB Asante (Nana Susubribi Krobea Asante)

Author: Richard Frimpong Oppong; Kissi Agyebeng; Samuel K B Asante
Publisher: London, England : Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Festschrift is a celebration in writing. This Festschrift honours Nana Dr. Samuel Kwadwo Boaten Asante - a most distinguished legal scholar, practitioner and policymaker and a towering figure in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Frimpong Oppong; Kissi Agyebeng; Samuel K B Asante
ISBN: 9780854902149 0854902147
OCLC Number: 968162273
Description: xxiv, 699 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: From an African village to the global village and back : a fictional story on the life and career of Nana Dr. SKB Asante / Benjamin Kwakye --
Law and life : the measure of the man, an essay in honour of Nana Dr. SKB Asante / Justice VCRAC Crabbe --
Ahead of his time : Samuel KB Asante / Daniel Magraw and Lilla Fordos --
Nana Dr. SKB Asante : a most highly qualified publicist of public inter-national law / Emmanuel Yaw Benneh --
Ghana's international borrowing and other international business transactions : perspectives of Nana Dr. SKB Asante / Kwaku Addeah --
The debate on corporate responsibility under international investment law : the SKB Asante Contribution / Vuyelwa Kuuya and Kofi Adjepong-Boateng --
Recollections of an American friend of Dr. Samuel KB Asante / Charles N. Brower --
Legal advisor to the developing world / Samuel Stern --
Bilateral investment treaties, the settlement of investment disputes, and developing countries / Muna Ndulo --
National foreign direct investment policy competition and the changing international investment regime / Karl P. Sauvant --
Regulating transnational corporations : an unending quest for global economic justice / Victor Essien --
The challenge of a multilateral regulatory framework for investments : new approaches and instruments / Antoine Basile --
Should governments demand equity in foreign-owned extractive projects? / Louis T. Wells --
"Spare the sinner, punish the righteous" : a review of the Supreme Court of Ghana jurisprudence on international business transactions / Christopher Y. Nyinevi --
Alternative dispute resolution and its relationship with the judicial process in the United Kingdom / William Blair --
African national courts, international arbitral tribunals and the quest for harmonious relations / Francis Botchway --
Transfer pricing, baseball and international arbitration / Charles H. Gustafson --
International business transactions, arbitration and the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana / Richard Frimpong Oppong --
Defective and pathological clauses in international commercial arbitration agreements / Barbara F. Ackah-Yensu --
The New York Convention, arbitration agreements and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Ghana / Samuel Marful-Sau --
Administration of justice by traditional authorities in Ghana : an exposition on the law and practice / Phyllis M. Christian --
Dispute resolution and consumer protection in Ghana / Lydia A. Nkansah, Jennifer Djanbea Asare and George Out --
Language that denigrates, language that threatens, and the challenge of nation building under a constitutional democracy / Henrietta JAN Mensa-Bonsu --
Personal reflections on the fragility of states in the developing world and attempts to proscribe hate speech and speech that threatens the polity / Dominic K. Asante --
African interests in interpreting the notion of "failed states" : law, regionalism and global governance / Henry J. Richardson III --
Organised civil society helps better global governance / Peter Eigen --
Rule of law and constitutionalism in Ghana : some recent case law / Samuel Kofi Date-Bah and Albert Kodzo Fiadjoe --
Promoting, nurturing and sustaining the rule of law in Ghana / Kwame Frimpong --
When officials decide : a study of the history and nature of discretionary powers in Ghana / Maame AS Mensa-Bonsu --
Ghana's Council of State : free & fit to counsel? / Julia Selman Ayetey --
"Progressional Chiefs", "Service Chiefs" and "Heads of Communities" in the Chieftaincy Institution of Ghana and their legal effect / Dennis Dominic Adjei --
SKB Asante and the half-century debate on resource nationalism in the developing world / Raymond A. Atuguba --
Establishing a new legal regime for petroleum exploration, development and production in Ghana : the role of the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations / Tsatsu Tsikata --
Managing oil revenue for economic development : an examination of the fiscal regime relating to petroleum development in Ghana / Solomon F. Amoateng --
Land administration in Ghana : a prognosis / John Tiah Bugri --
The environment : our silent heritage / Letitia E. Obeng --
African Union and the International Criminal Court : the imperative of reconciling the ends of justice with considerations for peace / Emmanuel Yaw Benneh --
Re-thinking the domestication of international treaties in Ghana / Ernest Yaw Ako --
International intellectual property law and Africa : considerations of human rights and development / Edward Kwakwa --
Advances in medicine, regulation of health care and the search for appropriate legal framework in Ghana / Ernest Owusu-Dapaa and Osei-Afriyie --
Legal reforms in Ghana and the reality of a hybrid legal personality / Ama Hammond --
Injustice masquerading as "justice" : the adverse effects of European values on African legal systems / Nana Kobina Nketsia V --
Actors in the transition from an African village to the global village and back : reflections and words of appreciation / Nana Dr. SKB Asante.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Frimpong Oppong, LLB (Ghana), LLM (Cambridge), LLM (Harvard), PhD (Uni Brit Columbia), (Barrister-at-Law, Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law), Kissi Agyebeng, LLB (Ghana), LLM (Dalhousie), LLM (Cornell), (Barrister-at-Law, Lecturer, University of Ghana School of Law, Managing Partner, Cromwell Gray LLP, Accra).


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