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Published: 14 March 2013

924 Pages


ISBN: 9780199585083

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The Law of Assignment

The Creation and Transfer of Choses in Action

Second Edition

Marcus Smith QC and Nico Leslie

  • Comprehensive consideration of all aspects of the creation, transfer and vindication of choses in action and intangible property
  • Expanded coverage of securities and notes
  • New analysis of rights and causes of action, judgment debts, and dealing with such property
  • New analysis of the vindication of an owner's rights, including following and tracing
  • The previous edition was favourably cited in not only the English courts, but the US Supreme Court and the Singapore Court of Appeal

New to this Edition:

  • New material on the transferability of debt securities and factoring
  • New coverage of rights or causes of action, including developments in litigation finance and no-win/no-fee arrangements
  • More comparative approach for new edition considers the law in the US and at EU level
  • Includes analysis of Rome I in relation to matters of assignment

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