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The Legal Aspect of Money : With Special Reference to Comparative Private and Public International Law - F. A. Mann

The Legal Aspect of Money

With Special Reference to Comparative Private and Public International Law

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First published in 1938, The Legal Aspect of Money has become the foremost authority on the law of money throughout the world. The fifth edition has been revised and updated to include discussion of recent changes in international (especially European) law. Although originally intended primarily as a reference work on the English law of money, the comparative methodology established in the original edition has been maintained, and readers will find the combination of new material plus established scholarship an indispensable guide to the financial and legal systems of the world.The 6th edition edited by Charles Proctor is also available with ISBN 978-0-19-826055-4.

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`a book described by central bankers as "the Bible" of international monetary law.' Times Online `virtually canonical' The Times `[has] attained an almost biblical authority' Daily Telegraph `an unrivalled standard work' Sir Leonard Hoffmann, Guardian `It may not be out of place to say a few words about the reputation of this work and its learned author. The Legal Aspect of Money must rank as one of the great legal publications in English of the century ... The erudition is staggering and the amount of literature, legislation and case law surveyed is prodigious. As an essay in comparative law on a highly technical topic it can have few rivals. Of all Mann's copious publications it is the one for which he is best known and will best be remembered.' The Cambridge Law Journal `this book, with its erudite and elegant prose, provides an eloquent memorial to one of the leading English legal scholars of this century ... Dr Mann has strong views which are expressed clearly, often magisterially ... The Legal Aspect of Money remains a monumental work, pre-eminent in its field and a paradigm of the value of comparative legal scholarship. It has much to offer both practitioners and academics.' British Yearbook of International Law

Preface to the Fifth Editionp. v
Preface to the Fourth Editionp. vii
Preface to the Third Editionp. ix
Preface to the Second Editionp. xi
Preface to the First Editionp. xiii
Table of Some Books Referred to Merely by the Author's Namep. lxi
Some Abbreviationsp. lxii
the Legal Problems of Money in Generalp. 1
the Concept of Moneyp. 3
the Monetary System, Its Organization and Incidentsp. 31
Monetary Obligations: Types and Paymentp. 65
Monetary Obligations: the Extent of Liquidated Sums (nominalism)p. 86
Monetary Obligations: Unliquidated Amountsp. 122
Methods of Excluding the Effects of Nominalismp. 143
Foreign Money Obligationsp. 183
Introduction Foreign Currency and Its General Relations with Municipal and Private International Lawp. 185
the General Position of Foreign Money and Foreign Money Obligations in English Lawp. 189
the Determination of the Money of Account: Initial Uncertaintyp. 226
the Determination of the Money of Account (continuation): Subsequent Uncertaintyp. 257
the Nominalistic Principle, Its Scope, Incidents, and Effectsp. 271
the Payment of Foreign Money Obligationsp. 311
Exchange Control and Valuation of Foreign Currenciesp. 359
Introductionp. 361
Exchange Control Under the International Monetary Fund Agreementp. 364
the Private International Law of Exchange Controlp. 397
the Valuation of Foreign Currenciesp. 431
the Public International Law of Moneyp. 457
Introductionp. 459
Monetary Sovereignty, Its Scope and Its Limitationp. 461
the Protection of Foreign Currency Systemsp. 479
Patterns of Monetary Organizationp. 488
Treaty Rules of Monetary Conductp. 510
the Monetary Law of Inter-State Obligationsp. 530
Hopkins V. Compagnie Internationale Des Wagons-Litsp. 559
Franklin V. Westminster Bankp. 561
Oppenheimer V. the Public Trusteep. 565
Exchange Control in the United Kingdomp. 573
Indexp. 587
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ISBN: 9780198256502
ISBN-10: 0198256507
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 662
Published: 26th March 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.27
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised