Security Interests and Title Finance: Jurisdictional Comparisons 1st Edition

Security Interests and Title Finance: Jurisdictional Comparisons 1st Edition

By Philip Wood


$642.00 RRP

Date: 25/06/2019

Code: 9780414071490

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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The Law and Practice of International Finance series is your definitive guide to international finance. It considers the full range of topics across nine volumes, setting out the law and practice of trading assets on the international markets. This essential work, by one of the leading finance specialists of a generation, provides a simple, unified and distilled account of the whole topic.
This book provides a comparative overview of over 300 jurisdictions. It sits beside volume 3 of the series, which covers the essential principles of the law governing security interests and title finance, from a practical perspective. Together the two books provide the reader with a complete in-depth explanation of the regulation of security interests and title finance.
Philip Wood is one of the leading authorities on international finance worldwide, as well as a practitioner and teacher. He was a partner in international law firm Allen & Overy until his retirement in 2018, and for ten years was head of the banking department. Subsequently he led the firm’s Global Law Intelligence Unit. Philip is the Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and has previously been Visiting Professor in International Financial Law at the University of Oxford, Queen Mary University of London, and the London School of Economics. He has lectured at more than 60 universities worldwide and has written more than 20 books.
  • Advanced study of the law concerning security interests and title finance in the major jurisdictions of the world.
  • Compares the legal regime in over 300 jurisdictions.
  • Provides useful summaries diluting and condensing the law so that the main points can be grasped quickly
  • Details the domestic law concerning:
    • Scope of security
    • Perfection
    • Financial Collateral
    • Registeration of security
    • Secured Debt
    • Security packages
    • Marketable securities
    • Transfers
    • Subordination
    • Ladder of priorities
    • Guarantees
    • Costs and Taxes
    • Formalities

Table of Contents

Part 1: General
  1. Security Interests and World Financial Law
  2. Understanding English and American Security Interests
  3. Rationale and Meaning of Security Interests
  4. Classification of Main Sectors of Secured Finance
  5. Classification of Assets
  6. Classification of jurisdictions of the World
  7. English common law jurisdictions
  8. General review of the Napoleonic group
  9. Roman-Germanic jurisdictions group
  10. Other Jurisdiction


Part 2: Legal Topics
13 Parties: Debtors, Creditors and Trustees
14 Formalities, Costs and Taxes
15 Scope Of Security Interests and Universal Charges
16 Creation of Security Interests
17 Derivative assets, accessories and proceeds
18 Inalienable Assets; Negative Pledges
19 Publication (Perfection) of Security Interests: Principles
20 Perfection Under UCC Article 9
21 Perfection In English-Based Jurisdictions
22 Secured Debt
23 Transfers of Secured Debt
24 Priorities: Policies Classification
25 Priority over Unsecured Creditors: the Ladder
26 Summary of Priority Rules: Owners, Buyers, Other Secured Creditors
27 Priorities: Asset Title Registers
28 Filing Registers Indexed by Debtor
29 Priorities: Particular Contests
30 Subordinated Secured Debt
31 Avoidance of Security Interests as a Preference
32 Financial Assistance to Buy Own Shares
33 Enforcement of Security Interests
34 Enforcement on Insolvency
Part 3: Practice and Documents
35   Security Packages
36 Real Property
37 Security Interests over Goods
38 Ships and Aircraft

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