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The Law of Set-Off 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780199578825
Previous Edition ISBN: 0198298005
Published: November 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £332.50

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The Law of Set-off has established itself as a leading authority on its subject. This is a developing area of law and the fourth edition brings the book fully up to date with the latest case law since the third edition was published in 2003. Including coverage of Commonwealth decisions, this is the most thorough work on Set-Off for legal practitioners.

New coverage includes analysis ofSecretary of State for Trade and Industry v Frid in relation to insolvency set-off, Re SSSL Realisations (2002) Ltd in relation to the rule in Cherry v Boultbee, Muscat v Smith in relation to equitable set-off, and in Australia, International Air Transport Association v Ansett Australia Holdings Ltd in relation to the "British Eagle" principle.

The book provides an authoritative commentary on the principles governing the law of set-off and is an essential purchase for banking, finance, and insolvency lawyers world-wide.

Insolvency Law, Courts and Procedure
1: Introduction
2: Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Common Law
3: Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Equitable Set-off
4: Substantive Equitable Set-off
5: Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Various Aspects
6: Set-off in Bankruptcy and Company Liquidation
7: Debts, Credits and Dealings
8: Claims Susceptible to Insolvency Set-off
9: Commensurable Demands
10: Trust Funds
11: Mutuality - Introduction
12: Mutuality - Same Parties
13: Mutuality - Same Right
14: The Rule in Cherry v Boultbee
15: Combination of Bank Accounts
16: Set-off Agreements
17: Assignees, and Other Interested Third Parties
18: Sureties