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Coming Soon Rowlatt on Principal and Surety, 7th Edition

Rowlatt on Principal and Surety, 7th Edition

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414052581
  • Published In: October 2019
  • Format: Hardback
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, U.K., U.S. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Rowlatt on Principal and Surety, first published in 1898, is a trusted and authoritative guide to the law and practice surrounding guarantees and suretyship. Definitions and interpretations are provided in crisp, concise prose allowing easy access to the key points when researching and preparing for a case or advising clients. Appendices contain examples of key documents illustrating ways to implement the concepts discussed in the main content of the work.

    • New edition of a highly regarded work cited extensively in court and in text books on the subject
    • Provides a concise account of the law allowing easy access to the truly salient points and key decisions
    • Revised throughout in line with recent developments
    • Explains important recent case law
    • Contains examples of key documents, including a draft bid bond and draft performance bond, with practical drafting guidance
    • Includes selected parts of the key statutes in this area
    • Makes reference to Commonwealth and US authorities where relevant
    1. Scope of the Law of Principal and Surety.
    2. Consideration.
    3. Statute of Frauds.
    4. Construction and Effect of Guarantees.
    5. Misrepresentation and Concealment.
    6. Illegality Duress and Undue Influence.
    7. Rights of a Surety. Release of the Surety by Dealings of the Principal Contact.
    8. Loss of Securities and Co-Sureties.
    9. Statutes of Limitation.
    10. Bankruptcy.
    11. Winding Up and Receivers.
    12. Bills of Exchange and Negotiable Instruments.
    13. Landlord and Tenant.
    14. Building Contracts.
    15. Consumer Credit.
    16. Performance Bonds.
    17. Stamp Duty.
    18. Conflict of Laws.
    19. Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Guarantees.

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