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Vol 21 No 8 Aug/Sept 2016

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A new edition was published, see:
Commercial Law 3rd ed isbn 9780140289633

Commercial Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780140125344
ISBN: 0140125345
New Edition ISBN: 0140289631
Published: October 1995
Publisher: Penguin Books
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Looks at the theory and practice of commerical transactions, analysing fundamental principles, hitherto insufficiently explored, and covering concepts of property law and equity. The book looks at the foundations of commerical law, domestic sales, bills of exchange and other instruments, international sales, commerical credit and security-structure and principles and specific forms of business finance.

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Commercial Law
The foundations of commercial law: the nature and sources of commercial law; basic concepts of personal property; some aspects of contract law; commercial contracts; agency in commercial transactions. Domestic sales: a brief history of sales law; the contract of sale - its nature and function; the passing of the property; risk and frustration; delivery; the statutory implied terms in favour of the buyer; rejection and its consequences; acceptance; the buyer's remedies for misrepresentation or breach by the seller; duties of the buyer and remedies of the seller for representation or breach; title conflicts between seller or buyer and third parties. Money, payment and payment systems: concepts of money and payment; instruments generally; bills of exchange; cheques and the duties of bankers in relation thereto; other instruments. Secured financing: the classification and characteristics of credit and security; the creation, enforcement and transfer of security rights; principles of perfection and priorities; the floating charge. Specific forms of secured business finance: general financing considerations; conditional sale and hire-purchase; the finance lease; financing against stock and receivables; guarantees. Corporate insolvency: principles of corporate insolvency law. International trade and finance: the characteristics and organization of international sales transactions; the Vienna Convention on International Sales; documentary sales; the financing of international trade; rights and duties of the sea carrier; conflict of laws. The resolution of commercial disputes: litigation; commercial arbitration. Envoi: final reflections.