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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Law of Guarantees 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780414034150
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414044715
Published: October 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £275.00

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The new 7th edition of Law of Guarantees provides a comprehensive explanation of the law and practice of guarantees and suretyship. It covers everything required for work in this area, from analysis of definitions and the general contract requirements, through the elements and construction of a guarantee, to its enforcement.

It is considered the pre-eminent work on guarantees in the UK and has been cited regularly in court since the first edition.

  • Provides a detailed analysis of the various statutory and contractual requirements relating to the law of guarantees
  • Offers in-depth analysis of key judicial decisions arising from guarantee disputes from far reaching authorities
  • Covers all areas of law, including guarantees for loans, consumer credit, hire purchase, landlord and tenant, building contracts and commercial contracts
  • Examines the guarantor’s liability and rights against both creditors and debtors
  • Discusses revocation of contracts and discharge of the surety
  • Deals with insolvency in relation to guarantees
  • Features a range of valuable precedents – including Standard Form Bank Guarantee, On Demand Unconditional Performance Bond, and Bank Guarantee in Respect of Security for Costs
  • Includes a legislation appendix enabling quick reference to key legislation

Commercial Law
1. Definitions and Characteristics
2. Contractual Requirements
3. Formal Requirements
4. Construction
5. Vitiating Elements in the Contract
6. The Liability of the Surety
7. Enforcement of Contracts of Suretyship
8. Revocation of Contracts of Suretyship
9. Discharge of the Surety
10. Rights of the Surety Against the Principal
11. Rights of the Surety Against the Creditor
12. Rights of the Surety Against Co-Sureties
13. Insolvency
14. Bank Guarantees and Letters of Comfort
15. International Commerce
16. Performance Bonds
17. Consumer Credit Transactions
18. Landlord and Tenant