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Commercial and Economic Law in the United States 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9789041152954
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789041139108
Published: March 2014
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £48.00

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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of the law covering merchants’ status and obligations – including the laws governing state intervention in economic activities – in the United States provides quick and easy guidance on such commercial and economic matters as business assets, negotiable instruments, commercial securities, and regulation of the conditions of commercial transactions. Lawyers who handle transnational business will appreciate the explanation of local variations in terminology and the distinctive concepts that determine practice and procedure.

Starting with a general description of the specifically applicable concepts and sources of commercial law, the book goes on to discuss such factors as obligations of economic operators and institutions, goodwill, broker/client relations, commercial property rights, and bankruptcy. Discussion of economic law covers the laws governing establishment, supervision of economic activities, competition law, and government taxation incentives. These details are presented in such a way that readers who are unfamiliar with specific terms and concepts in varying contexts will fully grasp their meaning and significance.

Thorough yet practical, this convenient volume is a valuable tool for business executives and their legal counsel with international interests. Lawyers representing parties with interests in the United States will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative commercial and economic law.

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Other Jurisdictions , USA, Law and Economics
Part I. Commercial Law.
Chapter 1 Concepts and Sources of Commercial Law.
Chapter 2 The Economic Operators.
Chapter 3 Economic Institutions.
Chapter 4 General Obligations of Economic Operators.
Chapter 5 Business Assets, Goodwill and Commercial Property Rights.
Chapter 6 Bankruptcy and Related Institutions.
Chapter 9 Documents of Title.
Chapter 10 Letters of Credit.
Chapter 11 Commercial Contracts.
Chapter 12 Sale of Goods. Part II. Economic Law.
Chapter 1 General Principles.
Chapter 2 Regulation of Commercial Activities.
Chapter 3 Competition.
Chapter 4 State Regulation of the Conditions of Commercial Transactions. Selected Bibliography. Index.