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Auctions Law and Practice 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780199266166
ISBN: 0199266166
Published: March 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Uk
Format: Hardback
Price: £140.00

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This is the new edition of the leading work on the law and practice of auctions. The book looks at every aspect of auction practice from the economics of auction sales and restrictions on trading to criminal and other liabilities of the auctioneer. There is also a chapter on VAT. There have been important recent developments in the field of consumer protection and the book has been substantially revised to reflect these.

In addition to general updating the new edition considers the practice of online auctions for the first time. There is also a section on looted art . The book continues to draw on case law from other common law jurisdictions.

  • The definitive guide to auctions law: relied upon by lawyers and non-lawyers alike, including auctioneers, art dealers, and museum administrators
  • An established text (the first edition was published 20 years ago) offering the reader practical analysis and reliable commentary
  • Includes new coverage on the use and abuse of the internet for auctions
  • Greater coverage of foreign jurisdictions
  • Updated to include developments in consumer protection
  • New to this edition - A chapter on online auctions

Consumer Law, Art and Cultural Heritage Law
1. The Evolution and Economics of Auction Sales
2. Auctioneers: Restrictions on Trading
3. Capacity and Authority
4. The Rights of an Auctioneer
5. Duties and Liabilities of the Auctioneer
6. Conditions of Sale Affecting Buyers and Bidders
7. Export Licensing
8. Criminal Practices at Auctions and their Consequences
9. Sales of Land by Auction or Tender
10. Vehicle Auctions and Specialized Auctions of Other Property
11. Sales by Vendors in Special Positions
12. Value Added Tax