Mann on the Legal Aspect of Money

Hardcover | December 14, 2012

byCharles Proctor

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Providing a thorough legal analysis of money in all its aspects, Mann on the Legal Aspect of Money has been the leading text on the private and public law of money ever since the publication of the first edition in 1939. This latest edition considers issues that arose in the course of the financial crisis, including the legal aspects of the Greek financial crisis, the implications of quantitative easing and the "lender of last resort" function of the central bank. Additionally, there is a new chapter on paymentprocesses following the Payment Services Directive and legislation designed to reinforce legal arrangements in the context of payment systems.In a private law context, the book deals with the nature of money and its use in the payment of private debts and the right to interest and damages in the event of a delay in the payment of a monetary obligation. It also addresses the implications of money laundering regulations, sanctions andsimilar legislation in the context of monetary obligations. From a public law perspective, it explores the legal consequences of inflation and the erosion of monetary value as well as the structure of national monetary systems, including monetary pegs, currency boards and dollarization. In an international law context, the legal implications of monetary associations are considered including economic and monetary union in Europe. The text also considers the legal implications of fluctuating exchange rates and international obligations in relation to the national currency (e.g.exchange rate manipulation and discriminatory monetary practices).The seventh edition of Mann gives an up-to-date and detailed discussion of current matters, whilst continuing to provide an in-depth analysis on all aspects of monetary law in a single reference source.

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Providing a thorough legal analysis of money in all its aspects, Mann on the Legal Aspect of Money has been the leading text on the private and public law of money ever since the publication of the first edition in 1939. This latest edition considers issues that arose in the course of the financial crisis, including the legal aspects ...

Charles Proctor is a partner at Edwards Wildman with 25 years' experience gained both in London and in the Far East in the banking, securities and international finance fields with various City Law firms, specialising in the field of banking and financial services. He is also an honorary professor in the School of Law, University of Bi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:December 14, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Concept of Money and Monetary Systems1. The Concept of Money2. The Organisation of the Monetary SystemPart II: The Private Law of Monetary Obligations3. The Character of Monetary Obligations4. Monetary Obligations and the Conflict of Laws5. The Interpretation of Monetary Obligations - Initial Uncertainty6. The Interpretation of Monetary Obligations - Subsequent Uncertainty7. The Performance of Monetary Obligations8. Legal Proceedings and their Effect upon Monetary ObligationsPart III: The Principle of Nominalism9. Monetary Obligations, Liquidated Sums, and the Principle of Nominalism10. Monetary Obligations - Unliquidated Amounts11. Excluding the Effects of Nominalism12. Nominalism, Legislation, and Public Policy13. Nominalism, Private International Law, and the Lex Monetae PrinciplePart IV: Exchange Controls, Exchange Rates, and Sanctions14. Exchange Control - The UK Model15. Exchange Control under the International Monetary Fund Agreement16. The Private International Law of Exchange Control17. Sanctions and Monetary Obligations18. Exchange RatesPart V: Public International Law of Money19. Monetary Sovereignity20. The Protection of Foreign Currency Systems21. The Protection of Foreign Monetary Institutions22. International Rules of Monetary Conduct23. The Monetary Law of Interstate ObligationsPart VI: Monetary Unions and other Forms of Monetary Organisation24. The Nature and History of Monetary Unions25. Historical Background to EMU26. EMU and the Treaty on European Union27. The Institutional Framework of Monetary Union28. The Single Currency and its Treaty Framework29. The Euro Regulations30. Monetary Union and Monetary Obligations31. The Euro and Monetary Sovereignity32. Withdrawal from the Eurozone33. Other Forms of Monetary Organisation

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"...this book, with its erudite and elegant prose, provides an eloquent memorial to one of the leading English legal scholars of this century ... Dr Mann has strong views which are expressed clearly, often magisterially ... The Legal Aspect of Money remains a monumental work, pre-eminent inits field and a paradigm of the value of comparative legal scholarship. It has much to offer both practitioners and academics." --British Yearbook of International Law