Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Commercial Law II: Bills of Exchange (2015 Reissue) / Consumer Protection (2015 Reissue) / Sale of Goods (2015 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433483564


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Maurice Coombs, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M.,

Bills, notes and cheques are all negotiable instruments, and the rules relating to their use represents a very specialized area of commercial law and practice. This valuable title delivers a thoughtful summary of the Canadian law relating to bills of exchange and negotiable instruments, such as bills, notes and cheques.

Topics covered include:

Danielle Bush, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.

Consumer protection laws across Canada aim to instill confidence within nervous consumers during uncertain economic times. While the importance of consumer protection laws to a healthy economy may be uniformly recognized, its regulation across the provinces is not. Halsbury's Consumer Protection title guides practitioners through this emerging area of the law, providing an invaluable review of consumer protection by province, and by industry.

Topics covered in this essential reference include:

Valerie Steeves, BA., J.D., Ph.D.

Sale of goods law, which deals with the creation, interpretation and execution of contracts for the sale of personal property, is one of the key foundations of commercial law. This accessible title concisely explains the rules governing the sale of goods in Canada, including topics such as:

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Part I of the Act: General
III. Part II of the Act: Bills of Exchange
IV. Part III of the Act: Cheques on a Bank
V. Part IV of the Act: Promissory Notes
VI. Part V of the Act: Consumer Bills and Notes

I. Contracts
II. Financing Protection
III. Licensing Consumer Service Providers
IV. Motor Vehicle Dealers and Repairs
V. Home Heating

I. Introduction
II. The Contract
III. Transfer of Title in Goods
IV. Performance of the Contract
V. Rights of the Parties Against the Goods
VI. Actions for Breach of the Contract
VII. Sales by Auction
VIII. Sales in Quebec

Maurice Coombs, Danielle Bush & Valerie Steeves

Maurice Coombs, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., is a former partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and was a Senior Member of the Firm's Research Group, until his retirement at the end of December 2004. Until January of 1998, he was Chair of the Research Group, a post he held for more than 15 years. Mr. Coombs was also a Member of the firm's Pension & Benefits Department and a member of the Opinions Committee. His research practice at Osler was concentrated in corporate and commercial law, trust law, partnerships, conflicts of laws and similar matters although, like the Osler, Hoskin Research Group as a whole, he was engaged from time to time in all areas of the firm's wide practice.

Danielle Bush, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., is a partner at Miller Thomson LLP. Since 1990, she has been providing expert analysis, advice and assistance to clients in areas that include consumer protection, branding, marketing, advertising, and regulated industries. She is an active member of a number of legal organizations, including the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Trade-mark Association, and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.

Valerie Steeves, BA., J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa, with a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Law. Her main area of research is law and technology issues. Professor Steeves has written and spoken extensively on commercial privacy regulation, and is currently the co-leader on The eQuality Project, which examines the impact of online commercial surveillance on young people. Professor Steeves is also an active participant in the privacy policy making process and a frequent intervenor before parliamentary committees. She formerly practised corporate commercial law in Toronto.

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