Commercial Law (2ed)
Commercial Law offers a fresh, modern, and stimulating exploration of this diverse and fascinating area of law.
The text provides thorough coverage of all key aspects of the syllabus, including the law of agency, the sale of goods, international trade, and methods of payment, finance, and security.
A range of learning features are employed throughout the book to encourage understanding of the law and to demonstrate and contextualize how the principles behind it play out in practical domestic and international commercial transactions.
- Practical, fictional case studies are referred to in example boxes throughout the book, demonstrating the types of legal issues and problems that the law is intended to regulate and helping students to understand the context and practical application of the law
- Regular case boxes throughout the text highlight cases of importance, providing a succinct account of the material facts of the case, a clear account of the court's decision and reasoning and, where appropriate, commentary on the decision
- Key legislation boxes help students understand which statutory provisions are of fundamental importance
- Each chapter provides annotated further reading lists that enable students to more fully explore and discuss each chapter topic
- Each chapter closes with a problem question and an exam-style essay question (with answer guidance available on the Online Resource Centre), giving students the opportunity to test their knowledge and providing a starting point for classroom discussion
New to this Edition:
- Coverage of new legislation, including: Consumer Rights Act 2015; Insurance Act 2015
- Notable case law developments include:Benedetti v Sawaris (calculation of aquantum meruit);Boston Scientific Medizintechnik GmbH v AOK Sachsen-Anhalt and Others (product liability);Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi (penalty clauses);FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC (agency and the taking of bribes);ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis (penalty clauses);Your Response Limited v Datateam Business Media Limited (liens over intangibles)
|Author(s)||Furmston, M and Chuah, J|