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Commercial Law: Text, Cases & Materials 6th ed isbn 9780198842149

Commercial Law: Text, Cases & Materials 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780199692088
New Edition ISBN: 9780198842149
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199299034
Published: April 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides students with an extensive and valuable range of extracts from key cases and writings in this most dynamic field of law. The authors' expert commentary and questions enliven each topic while emphasizing the practical application of the law in its business context.

Len Sealy and Richard Hooley have been joined by four renowned experts in the field for the preparation of this edition. The authors have captured the essence of this fascinating topic at a time of significant legislative, regulatory, and political change.

New to this edition:-

  • Discussion of new legislation, including: Consumer Rights Act 2015; Insurance Act 2015; Modern Slavery Act 2015; Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015; Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010; Bribery Act 2010; Payment Services Regulations 2009
  • Analysis of the latest developments in case law, including: Armstrong DLW GmbH v Winnington Networks Ltd and Devani v Republic of Kenya (on personal property law); Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (on vicarious liability); Kelly v Fraser and Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (on apparent authority); Sinclair Investments (UK) Ltd v Versailles Trade Finance Ltd and European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC (on agent's secret profits); Bailey v Angove's Pty Ltd (on irrevocable agencies); Cukurova Finance International v Alfa Telecom Turkey Ltd, Gray v G-T-P Group Ltd, and USA v Nolan (on the Financial Collateral Arrangements, No 2, Regulations)
  • Includes a new introductory section on the impact of Brexit on English commercial law
  • Insolvency coverage includes discussion of new out-of-court bankruptcy procedure, debt relief orders, and pre-pack administrations

Commercial Law
1: Introduction
1: An introduction to commercial law
2: Basic concepts of personal property
3: Bailment

2: The Law of Agency
4: Introduction
5: Creation of agency and the authority of the agent
6: Relations with third parties
7: Relations between principal and agent

3: Domestic Sales Law
8: Introduction and definitions
9: Passing of the property in the goods as between seller and buyer
10: Transfer of title
11: Seller's obligations as to quality
12: Performance of the contract
13: Remedies of the seller
14: Remedies of the buyer

4: International Sales
15: International sales

5: Payment Methods
16: Modern payment systems
17: Payment cards
18: Negotiable instruments
19: Bills of exchange
20: Cheques and other instruments

6: The Financing of International Trade
21: The financing of international trade
22: Assignment of choses in action
23: Receivable financing

7: Commercial Credit and Security
24: Introduction
25: Possessory security

26: Non-possessory security
8: Principles of Insurance Law
27: Insurance

9: Insolvency Law
28: Insolvency