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Goode on Commercial Law Fifth edition

Goode Commercial Law Fifth edition 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.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781405798617

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Why should you buy Goode on Commercial Law Fifth edition

This eagerly anticipated fifth edition of Goode on Commercial Law, written by Professor Roy Goode and edited by Professor Ewan McKendrick, is the most authoritative text on commercial law. It combines a deep theoretical analysis with a practical approach of typical commercial and financial agreements, both domestic and international. Updates from the previous edition include:

• New SI’s and amendments to the Companies Act
• Rewritten chapter on registration of company charges to take account of legislative changes
• Conflict of laws chapter amended to take account of the increasing importance of jurisdiction and the Brussels I Recast regulation
• Change in paragraph numbers to enhance usability and referencing
• Complete with diagrams and specimen forms covering a wide range of transactions
• Now available on LexisLibrary

Table of contents

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
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

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:
Final reflections