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Ellinger's Modern Banking Law

Fifth Edition

E.P. Ellinger, E. Lomnicka, and C. Hare

July 2011

ISBN: 9780199232093

1,058 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £52.99

This book looks at the different types of banks and banking organizations operating in the UK in the context of general legal doctrines and banking regulations. It also sets UK law in the context of Australian, US and Canadian examples.

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This book looks at the UK banking in the context of general legal doctrines and banking regulation. It draws on Australian, US and Canadian examples and deals with the impact of the recent global financial crisis.

  • Sets domestic banking law in the context of general legal doctrines and regulation, and the operation of banks in the context of their wider economic functions
  • Up-to date, in particular taking account of the recent global financial turmoil
  • Whilst concentrating primarily on UK banking law, the text makes considerable use of examples from international jurisdictions, such as Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada
  • Online Resource Centre (new for this edition) provides updates and weblinks twice a year

New to this edition

  • The fifth edition includes more coverage of the regulation of banking, a greater focus on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, and brand new material on internet banking.

About the Author(s)

E.P. Ellinger, Professor of Law, the National University of Singapore, Singapore, E. Lomnicka, Professor of Law, King's College, London, UK, and C. Hare, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Table of Contents

    Part I BANKS AND BANKING BUSINESS
    1:The structure of the British banking world
    2:The control of banking activities in the United Kingdom
    3:Legal definition and privileges of banks
    4:Money laundering and the financing of terrorism
    5:The bank and its customers
    Part II THE BANK AS MONETARY AGENCY IN DOMESTIC TRANSACTIONS
    6:The bank's role as a depository
    7:The current account
    8:Special types of account
    9:Interest-bearing accounts
    10:The bank as paymaster: negotiable instruments (including cheques)
    11:The paying bank
    12:Recovery of money paid by mistake
    13:The giro system and electronic transfer of funds
    14:Payment cards
    15:The bank's role in collecting cheques
    16:Incidental services performed by banks
    Part III THE BANK AS FINANCIER AND LENDER IN DOMESTIC TRANSACTIONS
    17:Current account financing and loans
    18:Securities for bankers' advances: the general part
    19:Proprietary securities
    20:Possessory securities
    21:Security interests in choses in action
    22:Guarantees

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