Byles On Bills Of Exchange And Cheques, 30Th Edition

Byles On Bills Of Exchange And Cheques, 30Th Edition

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Byles On Bills Of Exchange And Cheques, 30Th Edition

Author

Jonathan Mark Phillips 

Richard Hanke 

Ian Higgins

Publication Date 2020
ISBN

9789392630910

Format
Hardcover

Byles on Bills of Exchange and Cheques is the essential reference guide to the regulation and use of payment instruments. Giving a detailed account of the law of bills of exchange, promissory notes and cheques, this classic text sets out the substantive and procedural law, as well as the application of the laws of principal and surety and insolvency to this context.
The new 30th edition incorporates legislative developments and recent caselaw from the UK and Commonwealth, as well as expanded discussion of set-offs.
Provides a detailed account of the laws and procedure governing the use of bills of exchange in the UK
Sets out the principles underlying the law of bills of exchange and cheques
Identifies the types of instruments and the relevant parties involved
Details a step-by-step analysis of the procedural law and relevant information for litigation.
Looks at the use of bills in international trade and the issues surrounding conflict of laws
Addresses the relevant duties of each party to the transaction and sets out the means by which the transaction is processed and discharged
Explains the liabilities and rights of the parties, including the liability of banks for breach of a mandate
Examines the relevance of the principle of Consideration for the contractual nature of the transactions
Considers the means by which a bill of exchange or cheque may be altered and the legal protections against forgeries
Undertakes a detailed analysis of the nature and operation of cheques, as distinct from other bills of exchange
Sets out the nature and legal issues with respect to promissory notes
Addresses the consequences of lost bills or cheques, and payments made in error
Considers the application of the laws of principal and surety, and insolvency law to the context of bills of exchange