Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions

Author: Ronald J. Mann
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9780735507173
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Written by Ronald J. Mann, one of the country's leading Commercial Law scholars, the Fifth Edition of Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions continues to deliver clear, detailed practical explanations of how payment systems actually work. Using a systems approach, the text and problems focus on rules that are applied in practice. Easily adapted to any 50-minute, 75-minute, or two-hour long class, this casebook is suitable for use in courses on Payment Systems, Negotiable Instruments, or Commercial Paper. The new edition has been updated throughout and the latest cases included. The problems have been revised to reflect the sorts of disputes arising out of the electronic payment systems prevalent today. Professor Mann, who recently served as Reporter for the amendments to Articles 3, 4, and 4a of the UCC, brings years of scholarly and teaching experience to Payment Systems. The coverage is unparalleled, and in addition to information on negotiable instruments, payments, and credits, includes: Checks, Credit Cards, Debit Cards ACH Transactions, Wire Transfers, Letters of Credit Notes, Guaranties, Securities The systems approach is thoughtfully combined with hands-on explanations , and the text and problems focus on the rules that are applied in practice. The author provides detailed practical explanations and analysis of how payment systems actually work. Twenty-five assignments present realistic problems that cover the major points students should master for each topic. The Fifth Edition features: Revamped and updated problems that reflect the types of disputes arising out of the new electronic payment systems. New cases, including: Wachovia Bank, N.A. v. Foster Bancshares, Inc.--Posner's discussion on the efficiency of check retention plans Triffin v. Third Federal Savings Bank --A forged-check scheme in a New Jersey appellate court provides the first substantive assessment of Check 21 In re PTI Holding Corp.--Judge Markell's thoughtful analysis of when a borrower's bankruptcy justifies a stay of actions against guarantors Chemical Bank v. Meltzer--Major opinion on guaranties and subrogation from the New York Court of Appeals Data Sales Co. v. Diamond Z Manufacturing--Arizona appellate opinion on the Restatement of Suretyship Banco Nacional de Mexico v. Societe Generale--Vigorous enforcement of letter of credit by the New York Supreme Court In re Kang Jin Hwang--Judge Bufford's discussion of the enforceability of securitized negotiable promissory notes Korea Export Insurance Corp. v. Audiobahn, Inc.--California appellate decision arising out of a defaulted banker's acceptance transaction Davis v. Stern, Agee & Leach, Inc. – Alabama Supreme Court's analysis of forged instructions on securities accountsunder UCC Article 8

Commercial Transactions

Author: Lynn M. LoPucki
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876522
Format: PDF, ePub
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Commercial Transactions: A Systems Approach explores the nuances of transaction law from a systems’ perspective, examining the infrastructure that supports commercial transactions and how lawyers apply the law in real-world situations. Its outstanding team of co-authors uses an assignment-based structure that allows professors to adapt the text to a variety of class levels and approaches. Well-crafted problems challenge students’ understanding of the material in this comprehensive, highly teachable text. Key Features of the New Edition: Updated throughout, while retaining the same structure. Highly adaptable modular text broken into assignments. Main sections can be taught in any order. Problems progress from easy to difficult. Focus on new technologies, including top-down reorganization of payment systems materials.

Examples Explanations for Secured Transactions

Author: James Brook
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454843373
Format: PDF
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Therese H. Maynard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887249
Format: PDF, Docs
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A concise, accessible, practical, and student-friendly presentation of the mergers and acquisitions materials that law students need to know in order to hit the ground running in a transactional setting. Based on the fundamental precept that students taking the course are curious about the subject, but generally have limited familiarity with the business world of mergers and acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition introduces topics traditionally covered in the study of M&A law in terms that are accessible to the uninitiated law student, demystifying what is often an intimidating and overwhelmingly jargon-laden body of law.

Corporate and White Collar Crime

Author: Kathleen F. Brickey
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887117
Format: PDF, Docs
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With its focus on substantive law, this book provides systematic and comprehensive consideration of major white-collar crime statutes in the federal criminal code, securities laws, and environmental statutes. The Sixth Edition of Corporate and White Collar Crime includes landmark decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate courts through 2016. New judicial decisions include: United States v. Newman (Insider Trading) Yates v. United States (Sarbanes Oxley) McDonnell v. United States (Bribery of Public Officials) RJR v. European Commission (RICO / extraterritorial application)

Conflict of Laws

Author: Laura E. Little
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454897767
Format: PDF, Docs
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In her casebook Conflict of Laws, now in its second edition, internationally respected teacher and scholar Laura Little offers a progressive, innovative approach to teaching complex material. She brings to the subject her drafting and advocacy expertise as the Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Third) Conflict of Laws, authorized by the American Law Institute in 2014. In a subject where there is plenty of room for debate and analysis, this casebook offers a contemporary alternative to the subject by connecting coverage of key concepts to law practice using modern cases and problem pedagogy. With its modular design, clear writing, comprehensive Teacher’s Manual and online support, the text is highly teachable and has proven a road-tested favorite with both students and professors. Key Features Entirely new domestic relations sections throughout the book in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, including analysis of Supreme Court follow-up cases Detailed references to the proposed Restatement (Third), drawing from the author’s work as an Associate Reporter drafting and developing the new restatement of the law Streamlined personal jurisdiction section, presenting the recent U.S. Supreme Court cases in Bristol Myers Squibb and Daimler Updated international law material, including discussion of the new British Defamation Act (and its impact on libel tourism) and the European Union's elimination of exequatur for judgment recognition

Real Estate Transactions Cases and Materials on Land Transfer Development and Finance

Author: Gerald Korngold
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609302207
Format: PDF, Docs
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This casebook covers all the major aspects of real estate transactions, running the gamut from residential transactions to sophisticated commercial development. Highlights of the new edition include revamped mortgage materials to reflect the subprime and mortgage finance crisis, ensuing foreclosure issues, and new regulation; new cases and materials on the core elements of the real estate transaction, including contract conditions, remedies, and the deed; new cases and materials in other sections of the book, including, among others, recording, condominiums, commercial development, and bankruptcy; a new subsection on green buildings; and a revised structure for the book, including consolidation and streamlining of all tax materials. Five brief drafting exercises allow students to apply their learning and to see how to reach better results for clients.

Economic Analysis of Law

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454845538
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Lucid, comprehensive, and definitive in its field, this text covers every aspect of economic analysis of the law. Features: Two new chapters, one on intellectual property, one on international and comparative law, both exploding fields of great importance. Earlier editions' questions have been converted to answers, making the book more accessible and informative. Revised to be clearer and less technical. More eclectic, reflecting recent criticisms of "rational choice" theory, in particular the need to supplement it with insights from psychology. Greater attention paid to judicial behavior, realistically modeled and explained in economic terms. Incorporates insights from the veritable explosion of books and articles published in the last few years on economic analysis of law.

Property

Author: D. Barlow Burke
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735570310
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The focused coverage of Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition , along with the proven Examples & Explanations format, which combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions that test the reader's understanding of the material covered, makes this text an invaluable means for helping students master the intricacies of property law. Among the features that have made this study aid a success: eminently clear and readable text six-part topical organization that matches the coverage of most first-year property courses and follows the organization of the best selling property casebook by Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander & Schill rich pedagogy includes boldfaced legal terms and visual aids, such as charts and diagrams, especially for common-law estates--a topic that lends itself to diagrammatic presentation the authors address principal cases used in most leading casebooks skilled and experienced authorship by long-time teachers and scholars of property law New to the Third Edition: updated coverage of takings to include recent Supreme Court cases Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Kelo v. New London, and Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A. expanded introduction to trusts with clear and detailed descriptions of a trust, a grantor, a trustee, a life beneficiary, and a remainderman new substantive material added to coverage of: the recording acts the Third Restatement of Property concerning Servitudes (covenants and equitable servitudes) Private Nuisance--Chapter 27--adjacent and subjacent support updated coverage of the Rule Against Perpetuities many examples and explanations have been revised for greater clarity and effectiveness language in the text has been simplified where needed for even greater accessibility With its focused coverage, concise format, and problem-based format, Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition, continues to provide Property students with the help and confidence they need to master this difficult first-year course.

Becoming a Trial Lawyer

Author: Steven P. Grossman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781594601873
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Trying a case is an incredibly exciting and terrifying experience. While thorough preparation is crucial to performing effectively in court, the trial is a dynamic process that often requires even the most comprehensively prepared attorneys to adapt on the spot to the shifting sands in the courtroom. This book teaches fundamental trial advocacy skills, and it helps readers both prepare systematically for what they can expect to face in the courtroom and handle those sands as they shift. The authors offer tips on how to sharpen and shape one's advocacy for different settings as well as creative strategies for trying a case with limited financial resources. An entire chapter devoted to using courtroom technology is also included.A CD, Casefiles for Becoming a Trial Lawyer, authored by Steven Grossman and Michele Gilman, accompanies the book. It contains five full casefiles and three mini-cases designed to let readers practice the skills and strategies discussed in the substantive book.These realistic simulations include both civil and criminal cases and include a summary of the case, the relevant law, witness and expert depositions and statements, and a wide array of exhibits. The CD's detailed teacher's manual includes suggestions for how to use these materials, summaries of the particular skills that each casefile is intended to develop; and comprehensive analysis of the direct and cross-examinations of every witness in each case. Taken together, Becoming a Trial Lawyer and the casefiles provide invaluable materials for readers wanting to take that significant first step on the road to becoming an effective courtroom lawyer."