Commercial Law: Text, Cases & Materials 5th ed


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
  • Contents:
  • 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
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ISBN13: 9780199692088
Published: April 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback


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