Derham on the Law of Set-Off

Hardcover | December 4, 2010

byRory Derham

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The Law of Set-off has established itself as a leading authority on its subject. This is a developing area of law and the fourth edition brings the book fully up to date with the latest case law since the third edition was published in 2003. Including coverage of Commonwealth decisions, thisis the most thorough work on Set-Off for legal practitioners.New coverage includes analysis ofSecretary of State for Trade and Industry v Frid in relation to insolvency set-off, Re SSSL Realisations (2002) Ltd in relation to the rule in Cherry v Boultbee, Muscat v Smith in relation to equitable set-off, and in Australia, International Air TransportAssociation v Ansett Australia Holdings Ltd in relation to the "British Eagle" principle. The book provides an authoritative commentary on the principles governing the law of set-off and is an essential purchase for banking, finance, and insolvency lawyers world-wide.

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The Law of Set-off has established itself as a leading authority on its subject. This is a developing area of law and the fourth edition brings the book fully up to date with the latest case law since the third edition was published in 2003. Including coverage of Commonwealth decisions, thisis the most thorough work on Set-Off for lega...

Rory Derham is a Barrister at the New South Wales Bar in Australia.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1336 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199578826

ISBN - 13:9780199578825

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Common Law3. Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Equitable Set-off4. Substantive Equitable Set-off5. Set-off Between Solvent Parties: Various Aspects6. Set-off in Bankruptcy and Company Liquidation7. Debts, Credits and Dealings8. Claims Susceptible to Insolvency Set-off9. Commensurable Demands10. Trust Funds11. Mutuality - Introduction12. Mutuality - Same Parties13. Mutuality - Same Right14. The Rule in Cherry v Boultbee15. Combination of Bank Accounts16. Set-off Agreements17. Assignees, and Other Interested Third Parties18. Sureties

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"This book deals with English and Australian law with a thoroughness which cannot be found elsewhere. Whilst the work may appear to be academic, it is of immense use to the practitioner ... the opportunity for an excursion into legal history is one of the delights of the book." --Solicitors Journal