Spring 2010 Section 001
Law 176: Commercial Paper

Schedule: Evening Class
Instructor(s): Fiore, Daniel
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 19908
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Location: Hazel Hall 221
Time: 8:00pm-9:15pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Notes:
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 05-08-2010 12:00 noon
Prerequisites: None
General Description: This course covers the workings of the finance and payments systems, and the legal doctrines on which they are based, focusing on UCC Articles 3 (Negotiation, Defenses, Holder in Due Course, and the status of parties to an instrument) and 4 (the bank collection system) and Regulation CC. It also considers negotiation in Funds Transfer Systems and in the context of personal property leases, letters of credit, bank acceptances, and personal property security interests. Related doctrines of agency, suretyship, insolvency, contracts, sales of goods, bankruptcy, and assignment and transfer are reviewed. Attention will also be given to drafting and litigation, the conduct of discovery, and trial tactics.