Oxford University Press acquires Oceana Publications.Oxford University Press (OUP OUP (in Northern Ireland) Official Unionist Party ; Cary, NC) has acquired the assets of legal publisher Oceana Publications Oceana Publications Inc. is a U.S.-based law publisher founded in 1948. Oxford University Press acquired the company in 2005. External links
A publisher of international legal materials since 1948, Oceana was family-owned and produces legal information on international law and transnational commercial law specifically designed for law librarians, practicing attorneys, business executives, academicians, and researchers worldwide. The company's portfolio consists of 100's of loose-leaf titles, monographs and online products in the fields of investment, banking and financial law; arbitration, dispute resolution and litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. ; environmental law; intellectual property law; and, constitutional law. Flagship products include the loose-leaf and online "Constitutions of the Countries of the World," by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Law and International Law, and "Treaties and International Agreements Online."
Titles cover subject matter in over 100 countries and include such titles as "Japanese Copyright Law Japanese copyright laws consist of two parts: "Author's Rights", and "Neighboring Rights", and as such, "copyright" is a convenient collective term rather than a single concept in Japan. in the 21st Century," "Transnational Contracts" and "International Securities Regulation." OUP ceo Henry Reece said "our aim is to ensure that the Oxford brand is a sign of authority and the highest quality in legal publishing The production of texts that report laws or discuss the Practice of Law.
Originally limited to printed materials, legal publishing now encompasses electronic media as well, with most legal publications becoming available online or in CD-ROM format. for both academic and practitioner markets. The Oceana titles are an excellent fit with our existing publishing for the international community and Oceana is an established base from which to develop our legal publishing services in North America." Oceana will continue to operate from Dobbs Ferry.
In the U.S., OUP produces 18 legal journals, including "American Law & Economics Review," "Journal of Environmental Law" and "Journal of Conflict and Security Law." The company also publishes books and loose-leaf titles in police law and procedure, international law, financial and banking law, environmental law, administrative law administrative law, law governing the powers and processes of administrative agencies. The term is sometimes used also of law (i.e., rules, regulations) developed by agencies in the course of their operation. and contract law.