This page features links to valuable sources of information on
the Internet. The list is by no means comprehensive and UnjustIS welcomes notification of other useful resources.
this section grows it will be categorised and indexed. Meanwhile, use Ctrl +
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Internet search tips
Search engines are databases. Many parse web sites, acquiring key words and
phrases relating to their content. Many web sites are very large and front
vast databases of their own, which the search engines cannot parse. It
therefore makes sense to think of using Internet search engines to find
likely sources of the information you seek, rather than the information
itself. Such informative sites usually have their own built-in search
facility, which can be very simple, or complex and intuitive.
Boolean logic is a form of intuition: searching the Internet for
books, for example, will show hundreds of thousands of results - sites
that contain the word books. Many Internet and site search engines
permit the use of Boolean logic in searches, allowing for refining the
search for books to include and exclude certain factors or criteria.
Searching for books NOT fiction will exclude the word fiction from
"Inverted commas" are a simple yet effective
means of searching more accurately. Without the inverted commas, most
engines will search for all web sites containing the words inverted
AND/OR commas. Using the inverted commas around the phrase in a search
will show results only for that phrase. For example, search for your own
postal or zip code without the commas, then search by placing the code
within inverted commas and compare the results. You might also try searching
for a telephone number and variants thereof by excluding the first four
digits. You might be surprised at how much information about individuals and
companies becomes available.
Some web sites equipped with their own search
facilities might also use Boolean operators such as + and -
operators, where (+) means AND, and (-) means NOT, whilst others offer
graphical drop-down options to include or exclude certain search terms.
Centre for Ethics Law and Society
"Led by Cardiff Law School and
based at Cardiff University, this virtual centre connects researchers and
practitioners in medicine, science, the social sciences and humanities." It
is searchable and features many useful articles and research resources.
YAWS - The Civil Procedure Rules
Operated by Roger Horne,
Barrister, Chambers of Hedley marten QC, 11 New Square, Lincoln's Inn,
London WC2A 3QB
A rich source of information for
anyone interested in CPR and the development of legal practise in the UK.
They Work For You
Can: 1.Find out more about your MP 2. Search
everything said in Parliament since 2001 3. Comment on the most recent
Debates, Written Answers, Westminster Hall debates, and Written Ministerial
Trading in stocks and shares is a
gamble. You gather information and make a decision to gamble, based on your
own interpretation of it. It's called due diligence. What, however, if you
have been fed false information? What if the people you trust to help you
make your financial choices have hidden agendas?
Domain Owner Report
domain registrants or owners
Securities and Exchange Commission (US)
The primary mission of the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors and
maintain the integrity of the securities markets. As more and more
first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay
for homes, and send children to college, these goals are more compelling
The world of investing is fascinating, complex, and can be very fruitful.
But unlike the banking world, where deposits are guaranteed by the federal
government, stocks, bonds and other securities can lose value. There are no
guarantees. That's why investing should not be a spectator sport; indeed,
the principal way for investors to protect the money they put into the
securities markets is to do research and ask questions.
One of the leading financial
advisors and stockbrokers in the world. This rich web site can be searched
for market information, financials, data, and companies information. The
site can also be searched for a Company Identification Key, otherwise used
as a ticker or symbol.
Search the Pink Sheets for
company information, latest filings, share allocations, market performance
and much more.
"Pink Sheets® LLC is the leading
provider of pricing and financial information for the over-the-counter (OTC)
securities markets. We provide products and services that increase the
transparency of information available in the OTC markets so as to make them
more efficient for all participants. Our centralized information network
includes services designed to benefit market makers, issuers, brokers and
OTC investors. Pink Sheets information enhances the efficiency of OTC
trading, provides better executions for OTC investors and improves the
capital formation process for OTC issuers."
Commodities Trading Futures
Commission. The agency protects market participants against manipulation,
abusive trade practices and fraud.
|London Stock Exchange
Business Wire disseminates
full-text news announcements from thousands of companies and organizations
worldwide (our members) to news media, financial markets, disclosure
systems, investors, information web sites, databases and other audiences.
"We specialise in providing in
depth information on UK and Irish companies, directors and shareholders. We
provide this information to clients through leading online services and
integrated, bespoke data solutions."
International Compliance Association
The International Compliance
Association supports and educates compliance professionals in the fight
against terrorist financing, corruption, money laundering and financial
(This link was requested. UnjustIS is very cautious about link requests, but this one
holds a certain promise. Keep an eye on the ICA)
The Maxima group of companies is
one of the most effective independent specialist organisations in
preventing, detecting, investigating and recovering from fraud, and is a
global provider of total corporate and market protection.
The team comprises the best professional investigators from diverse
backgrounds, including retail, manufacturing, law, insurance, and commerce,
as well as those with a background in government service, military
intelligence, enforcement and regulation, to ensure you receive the most
Fraud Advisory Panel
The Panel's role is to alert the
nation to the immense social and economic damage caused by fraud and help
both public and private sectors to fight back. It is dedicated to a holistic
approach and the long view.
Leading international collection of knowledge and expertise from
professional business advisors. You can monitor the legislative and
regulatory framework affecting business and investment in the UK and
European Union, Eastern Europe, North America, South-East Asia & China,
Africa and the Middle East, Australasia and major offshore centres,
providing you with an invaluable free resource and links to organisations
wishing to expand their businesses into new markets.
Book Data was here. R.I.P., sorely missed.
Legal Information Institutes
Large, searchable legal information databases, which include cases and
appeals. Free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility
developed collaboratively by the following Legal Information Institutes (LIIs)
and Law Schools:
Australasian Legal Information Institute
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)
Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)
Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII)
Legal Information Institute (Cornell) (LII (Cornell))
Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII)
Wits University School of Law
excellent initiative - support it.
British and Irish Legal
Legal Information Institute
The Incorporated Council
of Law Reporting for England & Wales
All England Law Reports and more. A somewhat clunky site belies
a great wealth of searchable law reports and legal materials.
British Library features an extensive database of publications and research
Templeman Library at the University of Kent boasts an extensive range of
legal research materials.
Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.
very useful resource of cases managed by University College, Cork.
Available online the Gazette is the Law Society's weekly magazine for the
legal professions, although it is available to lay visitors as well. Tip:
look at the bottom of the home page for the Search the archive
link. A simple interface fronts a powerful search facility.
good online legal journal
The Law Society
solicitors' regulating body in England and Wales. The site is large, and
latterly increasingly informative for lay visitors who can search for
solicitors or firms by name, location, specialism and other criteria. It
also features a telephone number to call for visitors wishing to determine
the credentials of a solicitor - to discover any limitations or restrictions
imposed upon their practicing certificate.
Venables runs probably one of the most comprehensive UK legal resources,
which UnjustIS could and would never hope to emulate. This is a good
starting point for lay and professional researchers alike. Delia does point
out, however, that she does not provide legal advice.
Financial Scandals site contains links to sources of information on various
frauds, scams, swindles or scandals in banking, finance and related areas.
Fight section details
numerous organisations fighting fraud and corruption. The resource is
maintained by Roy Davies at the University of Exeter.
large repository of information relating to frauds. If you have received an
offer that sounds too good to be true, check it out here. Also post
information about individuals or entities suspected of or known to be
operating fraudulent operations or scams.
Offshore Business News and Research
Financial due diligence news and research site. It includes large databases
and documents as well as a powerful search facility. it alerts visitors to
offshore banking and financial matters of interest to investors and
prospective investors alike.
financial services compliance portal.
One stop shop for Compliance Professionals, Consultancy, Recruitment,
Vacancies, News, Research, Chat, Events.
Liberty - your rights
Liberty's online guide to human rights law for England and Wales. This site
provides comprehensive information on 18 different rights and freedoms, with
particular attention to the effect on these rights of the incorporation of
the European Convention of Human Rights under the Human Rights Act 1998.
Swarbrick is an I.T. aware solicitor who runs one of the "very best
resources for UK law on-line". It is indeed a very extensive source of
research materials, cases, and a broad spectrum of UK law. David is also
very active in discussion groups and invites contact through his web site.
An excellent site for professionals and lay visitors.
longest-established UK legal gateway site – with it you can: access directly
primary law documents and other resources from thousands of sources; find
related references anywhere on the web with just one more click, and find
UK, Irish and Offshore law firms on the web – listings are free."
MootingNet began life in 1995 as a written project produced by two
competition winning mooters, Kevin Calder and Shameer Sacranie. At the time
there were no mooting books in print, and the mooters felt that a user
friendly, clear and straightforward guide would be useful to help mooters
get over any initial nerves, and could help other budding advocates improve
their skills.Two pairs of 'advocates' argue a fictitious legal appeal case
in front of a 'judge' (normally a lecturer or postgraduate student). To win,
you do not necessarily have to win the legal case, but must make the best
presentation of your legal arguments.
Public Records Office
Public Record Office is the national archive of England, Wales and the
United Kingdom. It brings together and preserves the records of central
government and the courts of law, and makes them available to all who wish
to consult them. The records span an unbroken period from the 11th century
to the present day.
U.K. Government Online
United Kingdom government databases and services gateway.
curious minds can be fed here.
fine art here? Because UnjustIS
appreciates it. Carol Gerten runs the BEST
fine art web site, period. Pick the mirror that suits you.
British Society of
aims to further the interests and knowledge, both academic & professional,
of persons engaged in any aspect of teaching and research, & advance &
research public education about crime, criminal behaviour, and the criminal
justice systems in the United Kingdom.
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