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Are Checks Ever Transferred?

James Steven Rogers

in The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856220
eISBN:
9780199919574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856220.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Law texts routinely present hypotheticals in which a check drawn by one person payable to another is indorsed and transferred by the payee to some other person. In fact, checks are hardly ever ... More


Limitations on Compensation

Borzu Sabahi

in Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199601189
eISBN:
9780191729201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601189.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses various principles that may limit the amount of compensation that an investor may recover. Causation is examined, focusing particularly on legal causation. The effects of the ... More


Managerial Efficiency

J. E. Parkinson

in Corporate Power and Responsibility: Issues in the Theory of Company Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259893
eISBN:
9780191682018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259893.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter assesses the legal response to shirking and managerial incompetence, the other problems that have been assumed to be exacerbated by the separation of ownership and control, by way of the ... More


TORTS AND EQUITABLE WRONGS

Donal Nolan and John Davies

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the law of torts and equitable wrongs. It covers the basic concepts, cases, and defences for negligence; wrongs actionable concurrently with negligence; strict liability ... More


The Preemption War in Congress

Thomas O. McGarity

in The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122961
eISBN:
9780300152203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122961.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes the battles in Congress over recent efforts to pass legislation preempting state common law claims with respect to federally regulated products and activities. It highlights ... More


Triangular Torts and Fiduciary Duties

John CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When a professional is negligent in providing services to her client or patient, third parties are sometimes harmed. ‘Triangular torts’ are negligence claims brought against professionals by such ... More


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