The Banker's Remedy of Set-Off

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The Banker's Remedy of Set-Off

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“What is so striking about the book is the intellectual rigour with which the author addresses the very difficult theoretical problems underlying set-off” Professor Roy Goode (from Foreword to the first edition)

The Banker's Remedy of Set-Off traces the development of set-off from its varying origins in statute, equity and contract and explains how it works in practice, giving examples of set-off in different contexts. This well-respected text covers all aspects of the law from common banking transactions to cross-border debts, ensuring that you receive expert guidance, whether you are dealing with debts from private individuals or multi-national companies.

Split in to five Parts covering the relevance of set-off under the banking context, the concept of set-off, the nature of set-off, the scope of set-off as a remedy and the application of set-off as a remedy, it is an invaluable tool to banking and finance lawyers, corporate counsels in banks and other financial institutions, and solicitors and barristers in commercial practice. It is also of interest and practical use to bankers and accountants who want to be on top of their game and advise their clients with confidence.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Banking and Finance online service.

Product details

Published 31 May 2010
Format Hardback
Edition 3rd
Extent 386
ISBN 9781847662415
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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