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Personal Property

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ISBN13: 9780752002842
ISBN: 0752002848
Published: December 1997
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

In virtually every transaction involving sale, purchase or security, questions may arise concerning the nature of personal property. This title deals with this complex and wide-ranging area of law. In addition to physical goods, the author considers the applicability of laws when dealing with intangible types of property - such as currency and bank accounts, dematerialised securities and fungible commodities. He looks in detail at four main areas: the passing of title in sale/purchase transactions; the creation of proprietary security rights in personal property; the retention of title questions relating to assets; restitution and the remedies which may be sought from a court. Readers are given answers to typical questions which arise, such as: when does title pass from one party to another; how is valid security interest created; which contracts create propriety in goods; when and how can I recover my goods from others; what formalities must be used to transfer particular types of goods; and how does insolvency or bankruptcy affect title to goods? * Responds to the increasing complexity of the law of personal property * Provides practitioners with solutions to the problems they en

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The nature of personalty; possession and ownership; legal aspects of particular types of personal property; transfer of personal property; security interests in personal property; rights and remedies.