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- By Stephen Bainbridge. Published by Thomson West. 2014.
"This compact text is for use in law school classes on insider trading, securities regulation, or business associations. It offers a clear and direct exposition of the law and policy concerns raised by this important and high-profile area of the law. The author provides sufficient detail for a complete understanding of the subject without getting bogged down in minutiae." - from the publisher
- By James White; Robert S. Summers. Published by Thomson West. 2007. 1st ed.
"This book offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. It covers secured transactions from A to Z with examples and answers that will enable students to test their knowledge and find the answers to the many conundrums in Article 9." - from the publisher
- By Thomas Hazen. Published by Thomson West. 2009. 3rd ed.
"Hazen's Principles of Securities Regulation provides authoritative coverage of the most recent developments in securities regulation in an accessible format. Topics include: The registration process, Exemptions, Corporate recapitalizations, reorganizations, and mergers, Market manipulation, Liabilities Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Jurisdictional aspects, Broker-dealer regulation, and the new Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Regulation of investment companies" - from the publisher
- By Richard B. Hagedorn. Published by Thomson West. 2015. 5th.
"Hagedorn’s Secured Transactions in a Nutshell provides extensive coverage of the 1999 version of UCC Article 9, now enacted by all states. Coverage of the 1972 version of Article 9 and pre-code law is included to provide historical perspective." - from the publisher
- By Richard B. Hagedorn. Published by Thomson West. 2007. 5th ed.
"...provides extensive coverage of the 1999 version of UCC Article 9, now enacted by all states. Coverage of the 1972 version of Article 9 and pre-code law is included to provide historical perspective. The text covers: The scope of Article 9 The security agreement and attachment of the security interest Relationship of the debtor and secured party prior to default Perfection of the security interest by filing and other means Multistate choice of law and perfection issues Priority of the secured party and others in and out of bankruptcy Default and enforcement of the security interest." - from the publisher
- By Larry Soderquist. Published by Thomson West. 2014. 5th ed.
"This concise text provides a basic introduction to securities law. One object of the book is to help struggling students get on track; another is to assist in review and exam preparation. The authors define a security, explain how securities are registered under the Securities Act and describe the applicable exemptions. Many other subjects are addressed, including Exchange Act reporting, proxy solicitations and tender offers, insider trading, and international aspects of securities law. The book is completely up-to-date, incorporating all relevant changes from the JOBS and STOCK Acts of 2012." - from the publisher
- By Thomas Lee Hazen. Published by Thomson West. 2016. 7th edition.
This title looks at basic securities regulation issues and then goes into depth on a variety of topics including registration requirements, exemptions and liabilities under the Securities Act, reporting requirements, corporate takeovers, and civil liability. The set also includes several appendices including tables with cases, statutes, and regulations.
- By Bradford Stone. Published by Thomson West. 2015. 8th.
"This product provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the Uniform Commercial Code for students and practitioners alike. It covers each major topic of the Code, including the process of selling, payment, negotiation, shipping, storage, financing sales, and leasing of goods. In addition, the text makes it possible for readers to see how the various articles of the Code may interact in a single transaction. Wherever practicable, the actual language of the Code and its comments has been used. The comprehensive outline, references to relevant authority, and intuitive system of cross-referencing all contribute to its ease of use." - from the publisher