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Goode on Commercial Law, 5th Edition

Goode on Commercial Law, 5th Edition

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  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9780141980522
  • Published In: January 2017
  • Format: Paperback , 1388 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, International, U.K. ? Disclaimer:
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    Now in its fifth edition, Goode on Commercial Law is still the first port of call for the modern day practitioner with its theoretical and practical coverage of commercial law in both a national and an international context.

    This highly acclaimed and authoritative text, which is regularly cited by all courts from the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court) downwards, combines a deep theoretical analysis with a practical approach which examines the theory in the context of typical commercial and financial agreements, both domestic and international. The work is replete with diagrams and specimen forms covering a wide range of transactions.

  • Part I: The Foundations of Commercial Law

    • The nature and sources of commercial law
    • Basic concepts of personal property
    • Some aspects of contract law
    • Commercial contracts
    • Agency in commercial transactions

    Part II: Domestic Sales

    • A brief history of sales law
    • The contract of sale: its nature and function
    • The passing of the property Risk and frustration.
    • Delivery
    • The statutory implied terms in favour of the buyer
    • Rejection and its consequences
    • Acceptance
    • The buyer’s remedies for misrepresentation or breach by the seller
    • Duties of the buyer and remedies of the seller for misrepresentation or breach
    • Title conflicts between seller or buyer and third parties .

    Part III: Money, Payment and Payment Systems

    • Concepts of money and payment
    • Instruments generally
    • Bills of exchange
    • Cheques and the duties of bankers in relation thereto
    • Other instruments

    Part IV: Secured Financing

    • The classification and characteristics of credit and security
    • The creation, enforcement and transfer of security rights
    • Principles of perfection and priorities
    • The floating charge

    Part V: Specific Forms of Secured Business Finance

    • General financing considerations
    • Conditional sale and hire-purchase
    • The finance lease
    • Financing against stock and receivables
    • Guarantees

    Part VI: Corporate Insolvency

    • Principles of corporate insolvency law

    Part VII: International Trade and Finance

    • The characteristics and organisation of international sales transactions
    • The Vienna Convention on international sales
    • Documentary sales
    • The financing of international trade
    • Rights and duties of the sea carrier
    • Conflict of laws

    Part VIII: The Resolution of Commercial Disputes Litigation.

    • Commercial arbitration

    Part IX: Envoi

    • Final reflections

    Index

  • Roy Goode is Emeritus Professor of Law at Oxford University and Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Oxford. A retired Queen's Counsel and an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple, he has written and lectured extensively in the field of commercial law and transnational commercial law and has played a leading role in the drafting of international commercial law conventions.

    Ewan McKendrick is Herbert Smith Professor of English Private Law and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall and a barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Grays' Inn.

  • A veritable tour de force (Business Law Review)

    Searching analysis and meticulous exposition coupled with a lucid clarity of style and a relaxed lightness of touch combine to make the book not only compulsory but compulsive reading for anyone interested in its field (Law Quarterly Review)

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