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Commercial Transactions A Systems Approach

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ISBN-10: 1454810106

ISBN-13: 9781454810100

Edition: 5th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Lynn M. LoPucki, Elizabeth Warren, Daniel L. Keating, Ronald J. Mann

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Commercial Transactions: A Systems Approach explores the nuancesof transaction law from a systems’ perspective, examining theinfrastructure that supports commercial transactions and how the law isapplied in real-world situations. Its outstanding team of co-authorsuses an assignment-based structure that allows professors to adapt thetext to a variety of class levels and approaches. Well-crafted problemschallenge students’ understanding of the material in this comprehensive,highly teachable text.All sections of the Fifth Edition have been revised to includenew case law and problems, and the 2010 Amendments to Article 9. TheTeacher’s Manual has also been updated and will include a comprehensive,revised set of PowerPoint presentations, available in May 2012.Hallmark features:• Extraordinary authorship— all four authors are standoutsin the field of secured credit, payment systems and sales law.• The Systems Approach examines the infrastructure thatsupports actual transactions; code is taught in the context of thetransactions.• Teachable problems prefaced by straightforward textualexplanations.• Assignment-based organization offers flexibility inteaching.• Cutting-edge coverage, including key court cases.• Thorough Teacher’s Manual includes answers to allproblems as well as suggestions for tailoring material to three- andfour-credit courses.The revised Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated by section:• Part One: Sales Systems• At least 20% new cases.• Teacher’s Manual includes new, detailed transition guide andadditional material that incorporates users’ insights into theproblem answers.• Part Two: Financial Systems• Updated problems that reflect the types of disputesarising 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.• Division of some assignments into halves for greaterflexibility—professors will be able to assign one-and-a- half units for
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Book details

List price: $254.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 5/25/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1360
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.598
Language: English

Lynn M. LoPucki is the Security Pacific Bank Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where he teaches Business Associations, Bankruptcy, and Secured Transactions. LoPucki is the inventor of VisiLaw and the holder of Patent No. US 8,794,792 B2, System and Method for Enhancing Comprehension and Readability of Legal Text. He is also the author, with Elizabeth Warren, of the Bankruptcy and Article 9 Statutory Supplement, VisiLaw Marked Version, which is now in its third edition.

Ronald A. Mann received his J.D. from the University of Texas where he graduated first in his class and was the managing editor of the Texas Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. After three years in private practice, he worked for the Justice Department for four years as an Assistant to the Solicitor General. Before joining the Texas faculty in 2003, he taught for six years at the University of Michigan and for three years at Washington University in St. Louis.