The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past by James Steven RogersThe End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past by James Steven Rogers

The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past

byJames Steven Rogers

Hardcover | January 5, 2012

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In The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payments Systems Law Out of the Past, author James Rogers challenges the basic assumptions of the law of checks and notes and its history, and provides a well-reasoned account of how the law could be changed to better suit the evolution of newpayment technologies. The modern American law of payment systems is in disarray. Efforts to create a unified body of law for payment systems have so far been unsuccessful. Part of the reason for that failure is the assumption that the existing law works well for the traditional paper-based check system, and that problemshave been created only by the evolution of new technologies. The End of Negotiable Instruments argues that this assumption is unfounded. The basic law of checks is itself anachronistic. There are no other books that undertake a similar analysis - there are legal treatises on the law of checks andnotes, but all of them take for granted the basic assumptions challenged in this book. Several articles were published in the late twentieth century concerning the dispute over the application of certain doctrines of traditional negotiable instruments law to modern consumer finance transactions, butnone of this literature went on to consider the broader question of whether there is anything worthwhile left in negotiable instruments law.
James Steven Rogers is Professor of Law at Boston College Law School, where he teaches commercial law, payment systems, and contracts. Professor Rogers has played a major role in the development of modern commercial law. He served as Reporter (principal drafter) for the Drafting Committee to Revise UCC Article 8, which established a n...
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Title:The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the PastFormat:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199856222

ISBN - 13:9780199856220

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. The Sorry State of Modern Payment Systems Law2. The Puzzling Persistence of the Law of Checks and Notes3. Paperless Paper4. Reports of the Death of the Holder in Due Course Doctrine Are Greatly Exaggerated5. A Visit to the Museum of Negotiable Instruments Law6. The Bank Always Loses7. Are Checks Ever Transferred?8. What Would a Modern Law of Promissory Notes Look Like?9. What Would a Modern Law of Checks Look Like?10. Overcoming the PastIndex