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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide 5th ed isbn 9781784518363

Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781847665027
New Edition ISBN: 9781784518363
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847662507
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide is a useful single volume on the subject of consumer credit. It covers all aspects of consumer credit and consumer hire, contract terms, credit products, security instruments, procedures, practical problems and regulatory controls.

Written in a clear and penetrating style, it draws on the Dennis Rosenthal's long experience as a practising solicitor and barrister specialising in this area.

The fourth edition of Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide includes coverage of changes to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and regulations implemented by the EC Consumer Credit Directive (‘CCD’) (Directive 2008/48/EC) on consumer credit agreements. It also includes references to recent case law and the addition of the following chapters:

    The General Structure of Consumer Credit Legislation; Discrete Consumer Credit Agreements; Future Prospects.
The book also contains useful information on the credit industry, including statistical details on credit and debit cards, licences and fraud.

Consumer Law, Banking and Finance
Chapter 1 Consumer credit law in context
Chapter 2 The general structure of consumer credit legislation
Chapter 3 Consumer credit and consumer hire
Chapter 4 Types of credit and credit agreements
Chapter 5 Exempt agreements
Chapter 6 Hire agreements
Chapter 7 Multiple agreements, modifying agreements; novation, variation and assignment of agreements
Chapter 8 The regulated agreement and pre-contract disclosure
Chapter 9 Contract terms
Chapter 10 Rights of the debtor and hirer during the lifetime of the agreement
Chapter 11 Post-contract information
Chapter 12 Linked transactions
Chapter 13 Credit-brokers and credit intermediaries
Chapter 14 Agency
Chapter 15 The supplier and related supplies
Chapter 16 Ancillary credit business
Chapter 17 Credit cards and other payment cards
Chapter 18 Security
Chapter 19 The total charge for credit and APR
Chapter 20 Advertising and promoting credit and hire facilities
Chapter 21 Credit marketing and credit sale
Chapter 22 Discrete consumer credit agreements
Chapter 23 The licensing regime
Chapter 24 Electronic communications
Chapter 25 Unfair relationships
Chapter 26 Enforcement and dispute resolution
Chapter 27 Fraud, money laundering and consumer credit offences and defences
Chapter 28 Data protection
Chapter 29 Funding and outsourcing
Chapter 30 Miscellaneous accounting and tax aspects
Chapter 31 The European Community perspective
Chapter 32 Prospective change
Chapter 33 Critical reflections on the evolution of consumer credit legislation
Annex - Consumer Credit Act 1974.