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Making Commercial Law : Essays in Honour of Roy Goode - Ross Cranston

Making Commercial Law

Essays in Honour of Roy Goode

By: Ross Cranston (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 1997
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Edited by eminent banking law scholar Ross Cranston, this is a collection of essays written in honor of Roy Goode, the Norton Rose Professor of English Law at Oxford and highly esteemed commercial law scholar. The contributors, an international group of distinguished commercial lawyers, address topics including international contracts and sales, credit and security, and commercial arbitration. Making Commercial Law is a truly international collection that will be of great interest to scholars of commercial law worldwide, and to practitioners working in the areas of finance and international banking.

'It is difficult to imagine a collection of essays that in their exploration of issues of equal moment for both academic and practising lawyers could be a more appropriate tribute to the unique achievement of the man who provided their inspiration. Their study may accordingly be expected to be equally rewarding for both, as indeed for all interested in transnational commercial law.' "...this substantial volume...offers an entirely fitting tribute to its honorand..."Making Commerical Law" is replete with studies that will prove of considerable interest to all varieties of commerical lawyer. Ross Cranston is to be unstintingly congratulated on putting together this showcase of commercial scholarship and this reviewer has no hesitation in commending it to readers in highly enthusiastic terms."

PRELIMS Foreword by Lord Goff Professor Roy Goode Lord Bingham Royston Miles Goode: A Biographical Sketch Ross Cranston Roy Goode and Queen Mary College Graham Zellick List of Contributors CONTENTS 1. The Legacy of History on German Contract Law Gerhard Dannemann and Basil Markesinis (both at the Centre for the Advanced Study of European and Comparative Law, Oxford) 2. Comparative Financial Law: A Classification of the Worlds' Jurisdictions Philip R Wood (Allen & Overy, London; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL) 3. The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts and the Principles of European Contract Law: A Comparison Michael Joachim Bonell (University of Rome I'La Sapienza, Italy) 4 Eight Principles of European Contract Law Ole Lando (Institut de Droit du March Europen Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Commerciales de Copenhagen, Denmark) 5. Harmonization of Private Laws in Federal Systems of Government: Canada, the USA, and Australia Jacob S Ziegel (University of Toronto, Canada) 6. Linked Contracts Jan Hellner (Univeristy of Stockholm, Sweden) 7. Breach of Contract and Recoverable Losses Jan Ramberg (Univeristy of Stockholm, Sweden) 8. Local Authorities and Swaps: Undermining the Market? Ewan McKendrick (University College London) 9. The Necessity of a Unitary Law of Tracing Peter Birks (All Souls College, Oxford) 10. When is an Agent's Authority Irrevocable? F M B Reynolds (Worcester College, Oxford) 11. The Bifocal World of International Sales: Vienna and Non-Vienna Michael G Bridge (University of Nottingham) 12. 'Banking Law' in the Twenty-First Century: The Dynamics of International Regulatory Convergence Joseph L Norton (Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL) 13. Liability for Foreign Branch Deposits in English law William Blair (Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL) 14. Banking Networks Ross Cranston (London School of Economics, University of London) 15. The 'Best Practices' Approach to the Uniformity of International Commercial Law: the UCP 500 and the NAFTA Implementation Experience Boris Kozolchyk (University of Arizona; National Law Center, Arizona) 16. Models-Based Regulation of bank Capital Hal S Scott (Harvard Law School, USA) 17. Juggling with Norms: the Conflict Between Collective and Individual Rights Under Insolvency Law Ian S Fletcher (University of London; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL) 18. Universal Participation in Transnational Bankruptcies Jay Lawrence Westbrook (University of Texas, Austin, USA) 19. Some Observations on the Law Relating to Preferences D D Prentice (Pembroke College, Oxford) 20. Commercial Morality and Public Policy as 'Principles' of Corporate Insolvency Law Roman Tomasic (University of Canberra, Australia) 21. Changes to Personal Property Security Law in Italy: A Comparative and Functional Approach Guido Ferrarini (University of Genoa, Italy) 22. The Internationalization of Secured Financing Law: the Spreading Influence of the Concepts UCC, Article 9 and its Progeny Ronald C C Cuming (University of Saskatchewan, Canada) 23. The Protection of Commercial Interests Under the European Convention on Human Rights Peter Duffy (Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, London) 24. Interest on Money Awards in International Arbitration Julian D M Lew (Herbert Smith; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL) Roy Goode Publications 1962-1996 Index

ISBN: 9780198260813
ISBN-10: 0198260814
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 1st May 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.4  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.98