Commercial Law


SKU: 9780198729358

Second Edition
Eric Baskind, Greg Osborne, and Lee Roach
Published March 2016
ISBN: 9780198729358
808 pages

Commercial Law offers a fresh, modern, and stimulating account of this broad subject with numerous contextual examples to develop a practical understanding of the law.

Commercial Law offers a fresh, modern, and stimulating account of this important subject. This accessible and engaging text includes thorough coverage of all key aspects of the syllabus, including the law of agency, the sale of goods, international trade, and methods of payment, finance, and security.

Practical, fictional case studies are referred to in example boxes throughout the book, demonstrating the types of legal issues and problems that the law is intended to regulate and helping students to understand the context and practical application of the law
Regular case boxes throughout the text highlight cases of importance, providing a succinct account of the material facts of the case, a clear account of the court's decision and reasoning and, where appropriate, commentary on the decision
Key legislation boxes help students understand which statutory provisions are of fundamental importance
Each chapter provides annotated further reading lists that enable students to more fully explore and discuss each chapter topic
Each chapter closes with a problem question and an exam-style essay question (with answer guidance available on the Online Resource Centre), giving students the opportunity to test their knowledge and providing a starting point for classroom discussion
New to this edition

Coverage of new legislation, including: Consumer Rights Act 2015; Insurance Act 2015
Notable case law developments include: Benedetti v Sawaris [2013] (calculation of a quantum meruit); Boston Scientific Medizintechnik GmbH v AOK Sachsen-Anhalt and Others [2015] (product liability); Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi [2015] (penalty clauses); FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014] (agency and the taking of bribes); ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis [2015] (penalty clauses); Your Response Limited v Datateam Business Media Limited [2014] (liens over intangibles)