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Contracts And Commercial Transactions

Author : David Zarfes
ISBN : 9781454824060
Genre : Law
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Responding to the call to place more emphasis on practical skills, Contracts and Commercial Transactions is a groundbreaking text that immerses the reader in real agreements made between sophisticated parties--so the reader can develop the ability to read, understand, and draft contracts effectively. Drawing upon their collective experiences in the classroom and the boardroom as well as in law-firm and in-house practice, authors David Zarfes and Michael L. Bloom, in Contracts and Commercial Transactions, explore actual agreements between sophisticated parties. Along the way, they teach the reader to read and understand contracts, with an emphasis on how a decision maker--be it a judge, arbitrator, corporate executive, or senior partner--might later understand those same contracts. Contracts and Commercial Transactions features: Actual agreements, formatted as whole documents, that support the exercise of contract reading and analysis Insight and advice from expert practitioners, from law firms such as Sidley Austin and Simpson Thacher and companies such as Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase , that emphasize the realities of legal practice from the perspective of "real-world" lawyers Explanations and analysis from esteemed academics, at law schools such as Chicago and NYU, that explain the nuances of legal matters that pertain to contractual documents Focus points that preface each contract highlight key aspects of the document Methodical and repeated exposure to provisions that teach the reader to recognize and understand contractual concepts A consistent emphasis on the "building block" provisions typically found in contracts Drafting tips integrated throughout the book

Commercial Transactions

Author : Lynn M. LoPucki
ISBN : 9781454819486
Genre : Law
File Size : 42. 16 MB
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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 the law is applied 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. All sections of the Fifth Edition have been revised to include new case law and problems, and the 2010 Amendments to Article 9. Hallmark features: Extraordinary authorship all four authors are standouts in the field of secured credit, payment systems and sales law. The Systems Approach examines the infrastructure that supports actual transactions; code is taught in the context of the transactions. Teachable problems prefaced by straightforward textual explanations. Assignment-based organization offers flexibility in teaching. Cutting-edge coverage, including key court cases. The revised Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated by section: Part One: Sales Systems At least 20% new cases. Part Two: Financial Systems Updated problems that reflect the types of disputes arising out of the new electronic payment systems. Important new cases, including: Wachovia Bank, N.A. v. Foster Bancshares, Inc. Triffin v. Third Federal Savings Bank In re PTI Holding Corp. Chemical Bank v. Meltzer Data Sales Co. v. Diamond Z Manufacturing Banco Nacional de Mexico v. Societe Generale In re Kang Jin Hwang Korea Export Insurance Corp. v. Audiobahn, Inc. Davis v. Stern, Agee & Leach, Inc. Part Three: Secured Credit The 2010 Amendments to Article 9.

International Business Transactions

Author : Daniel C.K. Chow
ISBN : 9781454858959
Genre : Law
File Size : 29. 68 MB
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Focusing on private international business transactions, this book covers the planning, structure, and implementation of these transactions in today’s global economy. New Key Features New Supreme Court jurisprudence on international litigation and arbitration. New developments in international investment law. New cases on corporate social responsibility.

Contracts

Author : Randy E. Barnett
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060304149
Genre : Law
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For a casebook that smoothly mixes the lastest cases with more of the classics than any other book, choose Randy Barnett's Contracts: Cases and Doctrines. Now in its Third Edition, this popular casebook successfully employs a student-friendly 'back-to basics' approach. When you examine the casebook, be sure to notice its: flexible modular organization; the book begins with Remedies, but chapters can easily be rearranged to suit instructor preferences longer, more lightly-edited opinions that train students to sift through decisions to identify the most pertinent facts and reasoning memorable fact patterns to enliven study and provide more provocative contrasts unique background information that makes cases come alive and puts them in context study guide questions before most materials that help students focus their reading The Third Edition smoothly integrates e-commerce cases and materials including: 'click-through' agreements 'shrink-wrap' agreements telephone sales statute of frauds and unconscionablility excerpts from the new Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) proposed revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) In addition, the Third Edition features: captivating cases like CNA & American Casualty v. Arlyn Phonenix background material on avoiding problems of assent with e-commerce, the UN convention on contracts for the sale of goods, and Alaska Packers Association v. Domenico a significantly revised Teacher's Manual, with transition guide and sample syllabi

Contracts

Author : Brian A. Blum
ISBN : 9781454887140
Genre : Law
File Size : 34. 72 MB
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Contracts: Cases, Discussion, and Problems, Fourth Edition is known for its strikingly clear, straightforward text that illuminates cases as well as concepts and theory. The book focuses on modern cases to expose students to contemporary contract law, but it also includes many important or iconic older cases. The cases are set in context by extensive author-written explanatory text. Insightful questions draw attention to difficult and crucial aspects of the law and prompt vigorous class discussion. Numerous problems, ranging from simple to complex, supplement cases and introduce topics taught most effectively through problems. The casebook’s traditional organization begins with formation and then corresponds to the sequence followed by the Restatement (2nd) of Contracts and treatises. Its concise, efficient presentation results in an optimum length for the course. Procedural issues are highlighted when presented by the cases and transactional issues such as drafting, client counseling, and negotiation are raised through the use of questions and small exercises throughout the text. Strengthening the text’s focus on contemporary methods of contracting, modern issues in standard contracts are explored along with contracts entered into electronically. International and comparative material offers alternative approaches for students to consider, such as those taken by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts.

Basic Contract Drafting Assignments

Author : Sue Payne
ISBN : 9781454831761
Genre : Law
File Size : 64. 65 MB
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Basic Contract Drafting Assignments: A Narrative Approach is a unique supplement of contract drafting exercises designed to be used with any contracts or drafting course book. Instructors who want to incorporate drafting exercises into the classroom experience will find an invaluable asset in his supplement, which provides students with the tools necessary to develop skills that can be applied to various types of advanced transactional work. Divided into four interest-catching sequences, this concise paperback takes a narrative approach, and gives students the opportunity to learn by doing: The first assignment in each sequence introduces the clients, their businesses, and their needs. In the second and third assignments those clients evolve and grow, and their business needs change. Each sequence features assignments of varying lengths and types, including gathering information, interviewing the client, outlining the issues that need to be considered from both sides of the table, and drafting the necessary memos, letters, and final contract. The assignments focus on methodologies in four areas: How to conceptualize in writing the parties rights, duties, risks, and protections. How to organize a contract on both the macro and the micro levels. How to draft for clarity and enforceability. How to express boilerplate terms. Additional resources for students and instructors include: Entertaining and informative appendices, among them What Deal Lawyers Say to Each Other: A Dictionary of Contract Negotiation and Drafting Slang Ten Tips for Interviewing a Client about a Transaction Decoding the Comments on Student Contracts: Some Samples with Illustrations Basic Contract Drafting Assignments will augment and enhance any book you are currently using by providing a wealth exercises that will help students learn real-world drafting techniques and skills.

Real Estate Transactions

Author : Robin Paul Malloy
ISBN : 1454871067
Genre : Law
File Size : 73. 18 MB
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When you purchase a new version of this casebook from the LIFT Program, you receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. Now available in an interactive study center, Examples & Explanations offer hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics covered in class. Starting July 1, 2017, if your new casebook purchase does not come with an access code on the inside cover of the book, please contact Wolters Kluwer customer service. The email address and phone number for customer service are on the copyright page, found within the first few pages, of your casebook. A concise text that provides students with the tools necessary to understand real estate transactions in a real-world market setting. Featuring cases and materials that reveal ethical and professional responsibility issues that allow students to see professional ethics in a real-world context. This integrated approach to explaining market and ethical constraints on transactional real estate lawyers includes clear and consise explanations on each topic. Key Features: Detailed text explaining basic elements and market factors involved in each area of law. Excellent problems that increase in difficulty with each section. Cases that illustrate key points of commercial and residential real estate and the way problems arise in practice.

Contracts

Author : George W. Kuney
ISBN : 0314267476
Genre : Contracts
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Contract Law And Theory

Author : Eric A. Posner
ISBN : 1454869518
Genre : Law
File Size : 79. 44 MB
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Contract Law and Theory, Second Edition conveys a grasp of theory and policy that makes all of the contract rules easier to understand. By explaining and applying contract theory to a wide range of contracts cases, Eric Posner reveals not only the "what" of doctrine but also the "why" -- why one rule rather than another makes sense from a policy perspective. An understanding of what contract theory is and how it is applied will help you to understand not only Contracts, as taught in law school, but also the many areas of law in which contractual ideas operate, such as bankruptcy law, secured transactions, and corporate law. An exciting new Student Treatise from an eminent authority, Contract Law and Theory, Second Edition features: Complete coverage of contracts that includes the principal cases covered in most first-year contracts courses A general explication of the rules of contract that begins with the simplest ideas and gradually builds in complexity A consistent emphasis on the application of theory to doctrine, through analysis of a rich selection of cases A readable and expert treatment of the role of economics in contract law Illustrative examples that point to noteworthy cases Suitability for use alongside any casebook

Negotiating Business Transactions

Author : Daniel D. Bradlow
ISBN : 9781543801248
Genre : Law
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The only offering of its kind, Negotiating Business Transactions: An Extended Simulation Course contains facts and contextual materials, negotiating instructions for each side, and background readings on all aspects of the transaction. The text is an introduction to both negotiations and transactional legal practice, and meets the ABA practical skills requirements. By bringing a business deal into the classroom, the text helps students study objectives, structures, and strategies and learn by doing in a setting where mistakes become lessons--not malpractice. The text enables students to develop negotiating and drafting skills as they experience the ""real time"" challenges of negotiating deals. Students explore the interaction between business and legal issues in the context of structuring those deals. Then, they can apply what they have learned to produce a solution that meets the client's objectives and is acceptable to the counterparty. Finally, by understanding the social and environmental impacts of business transactions, students can more fully explore issues of professional responsibility in negotiations. Student response has been consistently and overwhelmingly positive. Features: meets ABA practical skills requirements contains simulation materials facts and contextual materials negotiating instructions for each side background readings on all aspects of the transaction introduction to both negotiations and transactional legal practice brings a business deal into the classroom to study objectives, structures and strategies an opportunity to learn by doing in a setting where mistakes are lessons, not malpractice enables students to: experience the ""real time"" challenges of negotiating a business deal explore the interaction between business and legal issues in the context of negotiating and structuring a business deal apply legal knowledge to produce a business solution that meets the client's objectives and is acceptable to the counterparty develop negotiating and drafting skills understand the social and environmental impacts of business transactions examine professional responsibility issues in negotiations student response is consistently and overwhelmingly positive syllabus alternative class formats sample lecture outlines for issues raised by the simulation sample PowerPoint slides debriefing issues

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