Examples & Explanations / Edition 3

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With humor and wit, James Brook writes clear and engaging introductions to the concepts and sources of payment systems, along with examples and explanations that illustrate their application. Examples & Explanations: Payment Systems, now in its Fourth Edition, provides a complete overview of its subject and the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy that allows students to test their knowledge and practice applying the law.

Updated throughout, the Fourth Edition of Examples & Explanations: Payment Systems features:

the Examples & Explanations pedagogy—clear introductory text followed by thoughtful example problems with complete answers and analysis
a disarming writing style with notably lucid explanations of complex and ambiguous areas of the law
comprehensive coverage that mirrors the standard topics in most payment systems courses

• Article 3 of the UCC (negotiable instruments)
• Article 4 (check collection)
• Article 4A (commercial electronic funds transfers)
• credit cards and debit cards

Refreshed and updated examples and explanations

Author of three popular books in the Examples & Explanations series, including Examples & Explanations: Sales and Leases, Fifth Edition and Examples & Explanations: Secured Transactions, Fourth Edition, James Brook brings a wealth of teaching and writing experience to each page. Anyone seeking a thorough overview of payment law—or practice applying the concepts—will find it here in the fourth edition of Examples & Explanations: Payment Systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735562424
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Series: Examples & Explanations Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 486
  • Product dimensions: 0.98 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note on "the Revisions"
Pt. 1 The Basic Law of Negotiable Instruments 1
1 What Is a Negotiable Instrument? 3
2 Principles of Negotiation and Becoming a Holder 23
3 Liability on the Negotiable Instrument 37
4 Issues of Agency 55
5 Accommodation Parties 75
6 Effect on the Underlying Obligation 101
Pt. 2 The Holder in Due Course 113
7 Who Qualifies as a Holder in Due Course? 115
8 Defenses, Claims of Others, and the Holder in Due Course 137
9 The Consumer Context 153
Pt. 3 The Check Collection System 167
10 The Basic Scheme of Check Collection 169
11 Final Payment 191
12 Expedited Return Under Regulation CC 205
Pt. 4 The Bank-Customer Relationship 225
13 The Duty of Pay and Wrongful Dishonor 227
14 Stopping Payment 243
15 Funds Availability Under Regulation CC 261
Pt. 5 Problems of Theft, Forgery, and Alteration 271
16 Who Bears the Risk of Theft, Forgery, and Alteration? 273
17 Special Rules for Special Situations 299
18 The Bank Statement Rule 321
Pt. 6 Electronic Means of Payment: The Consumer Context 335
19 Credit Cards 337
20 Debit Cards and ATM Transactions 353
Pt. 7 Electronic Means of Payment: The Commercial Context 367
21 Introduction to Commercial Electronic Funds Transfers and Article 4A 369
22 Security Procedures and the Risk of Theft 391
23 Errors in Execution 403
Table of U.C.C. Citations 417
Index 421
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