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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Interests in Goods 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781859781777
ISBN: 1859781772
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £295.00

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Interests in Goods is a comprehensive work on personal property and details the practical issues of ownership of goods when under dispute. Personal property covers everything from information, mortgages and works of art to human tissue.

This second edition features 14 new chapters including: possessory title; tresspass to goods; art loans; and solicitors' liens. Reorganized from four to five sections - defining property, originating and transforming property transmitting and distributing property, security and payment and claims, indeminities, remedies and wrongs - this text seeks to demystify these areas.

Commercial Law
Part 1 Defining property:
information as property
proprietary rights in human tissue
possessory title
insurable interests
the legal nature of a share
global custody - a tentative analysis of property and contract
interests in wreck.

Part 2 Originating and transforming property:
bona vacantia
joint ownership of chattels
attachment of chattels to land.
Part 3 Transmitting and distributing property: the title obligations of the seller of goods
seller and buyer in possession
market overt
title to goods, materials and plant under construction contracts
the passing of property in part of a bulk
good faith and due diligence
conditional gifts
the place of bailment in the modern law of obligations
the proprietary effect of a hire of goods
art loans
the bill of lading as a document of title
solicitors' liens.

Part 4 Security and payment:
ship mortgages
aircraft mortgages
title retention and the company charge registration system
retention monies in UK building contracts
goods leasing and insolvency.

Part 5 Claims, indemnities, remedies and wrongs:
trespass to goods
conversion, tort and restitution
money claims for misuse of chattels
damages for distress and loss of enjoyment in claims involving chattels
restitution and the misuse of chattels - the need for a principled approach
improving stolen chattels
time limits in actions to recover chattels
liquidated damages and related clauses in claims involving chattels
equitable liens - a search for a unifying principle.