Making Commercial Law: Essays in Honour of Roy Goode

Hardcover | May 1, 1997

EditorRoss Cranston

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This is a collection of essays written in honour of Roy Goode, the Norton Rose Professor of English Law at Oxford, and highly esteemed commercial law scholar. The essayists are themselves a distinguished international group of the world's most distinguished commercial lawyers. The topicscovered include international contracts and sales, credit and security, and commercial arbitration. This is a truly international collection which will be of great interest to scholars of commercial law world-wide, and to practitioners working in the areas of finance and internationalbanking.

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This is a collection of essays written in honour of Roy Goode, the Norton Rose Professor of English Law at Oxford, and highly esteemed commercial law scholar. The essayists are themselves a distinguished international group of the world's most distinguished commercial lawyers. The topicscovered include international contracts and sales...

Ross Cranston is a Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:616 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.26 inPublished:May 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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PRELIMSForeword by Lord GoffProfessor Roy GoodeLord BinghamRoyston Miles Goode: A Biographical SketchRoss CranstonRoy Goode and Queen Mary CollegeGraham ZellickList of ContributorsCONTENTS 1. The Legacy of History on German Contract LawGerhard Dannemann and Basil Markesinis(both at the Centre for the Advanced Study of European and Comparative Law, Oxford)2. Comparative Financial Law: A Classification of the Worlds' JurisdictionsPhilip R Wood (Allen and Overy, London; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL)3. The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts and the Principles of European Contract Law: A ComparisonMichael Joachim Bonell (University of Rome I'La Sapienza, Italy)4 Eight Principles of European Contract LawOle Lando (Institut de Droit du March Europen Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Commerciales de Copenhagen, Denmark)5. Harmonization of Private Laws in Federal Systems of Government: Canada, the USA, and AustraliaJacob S Ziegel (University of Toronto, Canada)6. Linked ContractsJan Hellner (Univeristy of Stockholm, Sweden)7. Breach of Contract and Recoverable LossesJan Ramberg (Univeristy of Stockholm, Sweden)8. Local Authorities and Swaps: Undermining the Market?Ewan McKendrick (University College London)9. The Necessity of a Unitary Law of TracingPeter Birks (All Souls College, Oxford)10. When is an Agent's Authority Irrevocable?F M B Reynolds (Worcester College, Oxford)11. The Bifocal World of International Sales: Vienna and Non-ViennaMichael G Bridge (University of Nottingham)12. 'Banking Law' in the Twenty-First Century: The Dynamics of International Regulatory ConvergenceJoseph L Norton (Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL)13. Liability for Foreign Branch Deposits in English lawWilliam Blair (Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL)14. Banking NetworksRoss Cranston (London School of Economics, University of London)15. The 'Best Practices' Approach to the Uniformity of International Commercial Law: the UCP 500 and the NAFTA Implementation ExperienceBoris Kozolchyk (University of Arizona; National Law Center, Arizona)16. Models-Based Regulation of bank CapitalHal S Scott (Harvard Law School, USA)17. Juggling with Norms: the Conflict Between Collective and Individual Rights Under Insolvency LawIan S Fletcher (University of London; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL)18. Universal Participation in Transnational BankruptciesJay Lawrence Westbrook (University of Texas, Austin, USA)19. Some Observations on the Law Relating to PreferencesD D Prentice (Pembroke College, Oxford)20. Commercial Morality and Public Policy as 'Principles' of Corporate Insolvency LawRoman Tomasic (University of Canberra, Australia)21. Changes to Personal Property Security Law in Italy: A Comparative and Functional ApproachGuido Ferrarini (University of Genoa, Italy)22. The Internationalization of Secured Financing Law: the Spreading Influence of the Concepts UCC, Article 9 and its ProgenyRonald C C Cuming (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)23. The Protection of Commercial Interests Under the European Convention on Human RightsPeter Duffy (Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, London)24. Interest on Money Awards in International ArbitrationJulian D M Lew (Herbert Smith; Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL)Roy Goode Publications 1962-1996Index

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"...this substantial volume...offers an entirely fitting tribute to its honorand..."Making Commerical Law" is replete with studies that will prove of considerable interest to all varieties of commerical lawyer. Ross Cranston is to be unstintingly congratulated on putting together this showcaseof commercial scholarship and this reviewer has no hesitation in commending it to readers in highly enthusiastic terms."