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  Commercial law - Wex
Commercial law governs the broad areas of business, commerce, and consumer transactions.
Specific law has developed in a number of commercial fields.
The Uniform Commercial Code, which has been substantially adopted as statutory law in nearly every state, governs numerous areas of commercial law.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/commercial.html   (113 words)

  commercial law. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Commercial law developed as a distinct body of jurisprudence with the beginning of large-scale trade.
Roman law incorporated features of the already developed commercial law, which, however, was no longer handled separately in special courts but was treated simply as part of the whole legal system.
In commercial countries of both the civil and common law systems there has been a considerable increase in the extensive use of commercial arbitration that is in many ways comparable to the former private courts of merchants.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/commerc-lw.html   (641 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Documents to be Submitted to the Commercial Register Office and their Preservation (1) Documents which provide the basis for the entry of a record in the Commercial Register, and other documents specified by law, as well as the notarised sample signatures of the persons specified by law shall be submitted to the Commercial Register Office.
Commercial Register records and information shall be published at the expense of the relevant merchant if a different procedure for covering the costs of publication has not been specified by law.
Reimbursement of Costs A commercial agent may request the reimbursement of costs, which have occurred in the course of his or her commercial activity, only if it is normally so accepted within the scope of commercial rights.
www.ttc.lv /New/lv/tulkojumi/E0040.doc   (15195 words)

 Commercial law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many countries have adopted civil codes which contain comprehensive statements of their commercial law.
In the United States, commercial law is the province of both the Congress under its power to regulate interstate commerce, and the states under their police power.
Efforts have been made to create a unified body of commercial law in the US: the most successful of these attempts has resulted in the general adoption of the Uniform Commercial Code.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commercial_law   (213 words)

 Prosperity Paper No. 6
Commercial laws permit business parties to agree freely on the terms of a transaction, discourage fraud or abuse, and place the power of the state behind the enforcement of legal rights arising from consensual agreements.
Although the details of commercial laws differ to some extent among the legal systems supporting market economy, they will be found to agree on the most important goals for commercial law and differ primarily in the means chosen to achieve those goals.
Drafting of commercial laws should be entrusted to a group of academic and practicing lawyers with ample provision for discussion with affected interest groups.
usinfo.state.gov /products/pubs/archive/prosper/prosper6.htm   (6284 words)

 Electronic Library on International Commercial Law and the CISG
The CISG is the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the uniform international sales law of countries that account for two-thirds of all world trade.
It is compiled from submissions by many contributors under the co-editorship of Albert H. Kritzer, Executive Secretary of the Pace Institute of International Commercial Law and author of the International Contract Manual, and Database Manager, Professor Marie S. Newman, Director of the Pace Law School Library, with the indispensable assistance of Webmaster, Mr.
Pace is grateful to the National Center for Automated Information Research (NCAIR) for its support of this database, and to Ralph Amissah for sharing his Library on International Commercial Law with us.
www.cisg.law.pace.edu   (211 words)

 DePaul University College of Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, which is affiliated with the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), is a student-run organization that publishes a quarterly journal under the same name.
The purpose of the Journal is to provide an effective resource for comprehensive analysis of contemporary business and commercial law issues to practicing attorneys, academia, and the business community.
The Journal aims to encourage active participation in the research and analysis of current business and commercial law issues in a manner that fosters the intellectual development of students and professionals.
www.law.depaul.edu /students/organizations_journals/student_orgs/lawblj   (190 words)

 Commercial Law | Victoria University of Wellington
Commercial Law at Victoria is a total grounding in the modern law of commerce.
Commercial Law is offered as a major for the Bachelor of Commerce and Administration degree.
Commercial Law courses are taught within the School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Rutherford House.
www.vuw.ac.nz /home/subjects_degrees/subjects/coml.aspx   (402 words)

 Commercial Law
Commercial law is the study of the legal principles governing business and consumer transactions.
Nearly every attorney regularly encounters commercial law problems in his or her practice; therefore, students should take advantage of the opportunity to develop an understanding of this area.
Most problems in commercial law are governed by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), a uniform body of statutory law enacted in all 50 states.
law.slu.edu /curriculum/commerciallaw.html   (195 words)

 Issues in International Commercial Law
Editor Iwan Davies divides the commercial law essays into three parts: “Credit and Security,” “Contractual Issues,” and “International Commercial Regulation.” Although most chapters are about private commercial law, there is some coverage of public law topics such as insolvency proceedings and cross-border criminal law enforcement.
Although security interests may be important, the law of international sales is the gravaman of international commercial law.
A decade ago no commercial law text covered CISG in a conventional sales course, but in the last five years, a quiet revolution has occurred in the teaching of sales law in American law schools.
www.bsos.umd.edu /gvpt/lpbr/subpages/reviews/davies0905.htm   (1002 words)

 Los Angeles Commercial Law - Steven R. Lovett
While other states may have similar laws or provisions, a local attorney should be consulted with any situation involving persons or businesses outside of the state of California or the United States.
Yes, it is true that the law generally does not require written contracts (except in specific instances, such as contracts for sale of real estate or contracts involving the sale of goods over $500.00).
This law is codified at section 1719 of the California Civil Code.
www.lovettlawusa.com /CommercialLaw.html   (3832 words)

 Columbia Law : Faculty
The Law School continues to nurture that tradition by regularly replenishing its faculty with the most talented minds in the country.
Columbia is particularly strong in commercial law, criminal law, feminist law, intellectual property law and international law.
The Law School is also a leader in burgeoning fields such as health care, telecommunications and environmental law.
www.law.columbia.edu /careers/career_services/employers/About_Columbia_/Faculty   (168 words)

 SSRN-The Strange Death of Academic Commercial Law by Larry Garvin
In this essay, part of a symposium on commercial calamities to be published in the Ohio State Law Journal, I first see whether these signs of decline, generally acknowledged by academic commercial lawyers, are in fact present.
If leading schools do little to produce commercial law scholars, and if their journals publish little if anything in the area, then it is hard to see how this decline might cease.
But rescuing academic commercial law is important enough that some temporary inconvenience is a modest enough cost - at least, if we are willing to bear our share of responsibility for the well-being of the law.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=922743   (480 words)

 Columbia Law : Commercial Law and Advanced Contract Law
Columbia Law School offers a wide selection of courses and seminars in the area of commercial law and advanced contracts, as befits its location in the commercial capital of the United States, and its long history of training lawyers to perform leading roles in the business and transactional worlds.
Second, it focuses on the activities of the commercial business sector -- a subcommunity of relatively sophisticated private actors, who typically bargain at arms' length, who are usually motivated by the goal of economic gain in designing their contractual arrangements, and who have the opportunity to obtain legal advice before making plans.
Problems of foreign and American law relating to the drafting of arbitration agreements, the conduct of arbitration proceedings, and the enforceability of arbitral awards are studied.
www.law.columbia.edu /llm_jsd/grad_studies/courses/Commercial   (2927 words)

 Business Law
Explore the pros and cons of "specializing" in an area of the law while you are in school, and what it means for practice afterwards.
The Law School offers students a large number of opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience for credit that are essential to real-life practice.
Students are the most important part of the Law School Community; we are one of only a handful of law schools in the country that include law students in law school governance, as well as on faculty and dean search committees.
www.lclark.edu /dept/blaw   (518 words)

 ASIL Electronic Resource Guide
The Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Center for the Americas provides commercial parties in the Americas with a forum for the resolution of private commercial disputes and is designed to be consistent with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
OHADA Case Law (http://www.ohada.com/jurisprudence.phph) has a search page that is in French; the site has over 1400 cases., but it is not clear whether one must be a member to view the full text.
A distinction is often made in a nation‘s laws between domestic arbitrations, in which states tend to maintain a firmer hand through the court systems, and international arbitration, in which actors engaging sophisticated commercial transactions are freer to agree upon their own rules.
www.asil.org /resource/arb1.htm   (7309 words)

 Commercial Law
Commercial Arbitration Resource Collection (Christopher Drahozal, University of Kansas School of Law)
Uniform Commercial Code (Peter Winship, Southern Methodist University School of Law)
In the world of commercial law (loosely anything having to do with money, from the UCC to banking to bankruptcy), that information has value and the speed of its transmission has caused all sorts of rethinking of basic transactions.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /sg_com.htm   (781 words)

 Legal500.com - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A large number of commercial firms reported a record year in 2006 in terms of turnover and number of transactions, the market fuelled by the Europe-wide MandA boom and the allure of cheap real estate in the Baltics.
The few law firms with cross-border resources, such as international offices or formal alliance arrangements, are well placed to capitalise on this in the coming years.
Law developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction.
www.legal500.com /index.php   (1498 words)

 Seton Hall Law School - Commercial Law Course Group
This course studies the law governing transactions involving the distribution of goods and the financing of such transactions.
This course will provide a detailed examination of the law associated with construction and real estate development; cover the relationships between the parties in the construction process; and focus on the key provisions to be included in construction contracts.
It examines both common law principles and state supervision and regulation of the insurance industry.
law.shu.edu /administration/registrar_bursar/courses/course_groups_pages/commercial.html   (760 words)

 Commercial Law Center, Ukraine / Legislative Development
Creating a commercial legal infrastructure, which is critical in conducting economic reforms, requires that the department exercise an integrated strategy of support for commercial law reform.
A unique feature of the CLC and of the work of the department in particular is their capability of working simultaneously in many legislative areas, with the awareness of the necessity of carrying out an overall integrated reform of commercial law in Ukraine.
In this way, the department of legislative development strives to have a positive effect on commercial law reform in Ukraine, and to safeguard its further stable development potential within the country.
www.commerciallaw.com.ua /eng/legislative/codeCiv   (381 words)

 Findlaw for the Public -
Commercial Law deals with the sale and distribution of goods, the financing of credit transactions and negotiable instruments.
Most aspects of Commercial Law are governed by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), where adopted by the states, and applicable state and federal law.
Business Law also generally includes business litigation and advice on such issues as shareholder rights, commercial leasing, consumer protection, mergers and acquisitions, and contracts.
public.findlaw.com /library/business-commercial-law.html   (310 words)

 International Commercial Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The programme as a whole covers the core legal areas involved in the conduct and regulation of international commercial transactions and transnational enterprise activities in the context of national and international regulation.
In each area the focus is placed upon the combination of knowledge of legal instruments with reflective evaluation of the practical operation and effectiveness of the law.
This qualification in International Commercial Law is a means of entry into a range of occupations where specialist expertise is needed.
www.kent.ac.uk /law/postgraduate/masters/international_commercial_law.htm   (410 words)

 Electronic Library on International Commercial Law and the CISG
The CISG is the uniform international sales law of countries that account for over three-quarters of all world trade.
Ratifications of conventions on international commercial law normally proceed at a glacial pace.
The CISG is the domestic law of each Contracting State identified in the List of Contracting States.
www.cisg.law.pace.edu /cisg/cisgintro.html   (521 words)

 Encyclopedia Of Consumer Credit Law | Commercial Credit Counseling Services Inc | Credit Counseling Centers | Europe ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Georgetown Law - Curriculum (Online Curriculum Guide)
In addition to examining a specific area of commercial law, each of the courses seeks to expose students to the wide variety of commercial transactions in which typical clients are involved, enabling students to feel comfortable researching solutions to typical business questions in the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.).
Commercial Law: Secured Transactions (3 credits) focuses on one of the most basic and important business transactions -- the grant of a conditional interest in personal property as security for a loan.
Commercial Law: Sales Transactions (3 credits) primarily considers contracts for the sale of goods and, as such, deals principally with Article Two of the Code.
www.law.georgetown.edu /curriculum/tab_clusters.cfm?Status=Cluster&Detail=6   (675 words)

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