Ellingers Modern Banking Law

Paperback | August 21, 2011

byE.Peter Ellinger, Eva Lomnicka, Christopher Hare

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Ellinger's Modern Banking Law sets banking law against the background of general legal doctrines and banking regulation, discussing its operation in the context of its wider economic function. The book examines the different types of banks and banking organizations operating in the UnitedKingdom, also making use of American, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian examples. It provides analysis of the banker and customer relationship, explaining the different types of accounts available, the duties and the liabilities of banks, and the latest processes used in the clearance of cheques,plastic money and electronic money transfers. Issues relating to overdrafts, bank loans, credit agreements, and securities for bankers' advances are covered.This is a significant book for undergraduates and postgraduates alike, as well as practitioners, providing comprehensive and up-to-date coverage.Weblinks and twice-yearly updates will be available on an Online Resource Centre accompanying the book.

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Ellinger's Modern Banking Law sets banking law against the background of general legal doctrines and banking regulation, discussing its operation in the context of its wider economic function. The book examines the different types of banks and banking organizations operating in the UnitedKingdom, also making use of American, Canadian, ...

Peter Ellinger is a Professor Emeritus of the National University of Singapore. Previously, he held chairs of law at the Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) and at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Professor Ellinger has specialised in commercial law with particular emphasis on banking law and has published a number of books...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:885 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.68 inPublished:August 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199232091

ISBN - 13:9780199232093

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Part I: Banks and Banking Business1. The Structure of the British Banking World2. The Control of Banking Activities in the United Kingdom3. Legal Definition and Privileges of Banks4. Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism5. The Bank and its CustomersPart II: The Bank as Monetary Agnecy in Domestic Transactions6. The Bank's Role as a Depository7. The Current Account8. Special Types of Account9. Interest-bearing Accounts10. The Bank as Paymaster: Negotiable Instruments (including cheques)11. The Paying Bank12. Recovery of Money Paid by Mistake13. The Giro System and Electronic Transfer of Funds14. Payment Cards15. The Bank's Role in Collecting Cheques16. Incidental Services Performed by BanksPart III: The Bank as Financier and Lender in Domestic Transactions17. Current Account Financing and Loans18. Securities for Bankers' Advances: The General Part19. Proprietary Securities20. Possessory Securities21. Choses in Action as Security22. Guarantees