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» Texas Titles
Consumer rights and remedies
Latest received: 2022-23 Pocket parts. By Cochran, Stephen G. Thomson West. 3rd ed. c2002.
Designed with both the consumer rights specialist and the occasional practitioner in mind, this important research tool covers consumer law in Texas and includes a discussion of the current legislation as well as the case law. It is divided into three sections, which cover consumer purchases, real property, and consumer credit. The appendices include information about topics such as DTPA, Magnuson-Moss warranty act, Texas insurance code, Texas Home Solicitation Sales Act, and Fair Credit Reporting Act.
KFT 209 T4 V.27-28
Texas collections manual
Latest received: 2020 Update. State Bar of Texas. Fifth edition. 2018-.
This manual walks practitioners through the entire process of debt collection. Topics covered include finding debtor and debtor’s assets, repossession, prejudgment remedies and liens, bankruptcy, as well as trial procedure.
Note: This item is also available electronically.
Table of Contents [PDF]: https://catalog.sll.texas.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-retrieve-file.pl?id=bc367a50bf971ab527df657189526c8b
KFT 1024 S7
Texas practice guide. Financial transactions
Latest received: 2022-23 Edition. By Sheehan, J. Scott. West Group. c2011-.
This treatise examines the range of issues likely to arise in negotiating and documenting consumer and commercial financial transactions in Texas. Topics include: consumer credit, loans, bank deposits and collections, negotiable instruments, funds transfers, currency exchange and transmission, and secured transactions.
KFT 209 T5 FIN. TRANS.
Texas usury law handbook
Latest received: 2010-2011 Pocket parts (last update available from publisher). By Nicewander, Dan L. Thomson West. 2nd ed. c2005.
Designed for attorneys and banking professionals, this title gives an analysis of the Texas Legislature’s codification of the state’s usury law. Topics include: relationship to the old Texas credit code, types of interest, direct closed-end and open-end credit, dealer paper, and interest calculations. This title was discontinued by the publisher in 2010. The publisher suggests Consumer Rights and Remedies (V.27-28 of the Texas Practice Series) for similar coverage.
KFT 1036 N5
Usury and Texas credit laws
By Wisner, Robert R. Robert R. Wisner. 10th ed. c2010.
This publication provides an overview of the Texas laws affecting interest rates and credit. Specific topics include consumer loans, secondary mortgage loans, motor vehicle and retail installment sales, open-end credit, and consumer protection.
KFT 1036 W47
» Federal/General Titles
The ABCs of the UCC : Article 9 : secured transactions
By Hakes, Russell A. ABA Business Law Section. Third edition. .
"An introduction to the law governing security interests in personal property, this book explains the terminology, structure, and methodology of security interests governed by Article 9." - publisher's description
KF 1050 Z9 H355
Annotated financial institution bond
ABA Publishing. Third edition. .
"Putting together in one place everything a claim professional needs when analyzing the myriad issues that arise in handling a fidelity bond claim, this book provides a concise scholarly analysis of the most common issues arising under each key section of the bond. It examines the cases construing the provisions of the standard-form Financial Institution Bond. Annotations are streamlined to include only those facts important to the stated holding of the case." - publisher's description
KF 1225 A966
Audits and other accountants' services : A handbook for lawyers
By Pallais, Don. American Bar Association. c2010.
"In this book, you'll learn about the context of an audit, what and how an auditor tests, assuring the quality of an audit, what the auditor's report means and other alternatives to audits offered by accounting professionals. Appendix material includes common types of audit testing, sample reports, availability of common services and auditor work papers. Also included is a complete glossary of accounting terms." - publisher's descriptions
KF 1357 P35
Banking crimes : Fraud, money laundering, and embezzlement
Latest received:SUPP. 2010-11. By Villa, John K. Clark Boardman Callaghan. 1987-.
This text provides a treatment of the investigation, prosecution, and defense of white-collar crimes related to financial institutions, including misapplication, embezzlement, and false entries. This treatise also covers the right to financial privacy and provides analysis of the United States Sentencing Guidelines specific to sentencing a defendant convicted of these types of crimes.
KF 1030 R3 V5
Latest received: Release 114, Dec. 2011. M. Bender. 1981-.
This treatise compiles information on the regulation, organization, operation, examination and liquidation of commercial banks. Banking Law also gives coverage of: the National Bank System and Comptroller of the Currency; the FDIC and the Federal Reserve System; branching and mergers; checks, drafts, notes and the bank collection process.
KF 974 B37
Banking law in the United States
Latest received: Release 5, 2016. By Pollard, Alfred Maury. Juris Pub. 4th ed. c2011-.
This updated work on the law of financial institutions covers the new regulatory, legislative, and judicial environment following the implementation of recent federal legislation--the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. In addition, the work provides a similar primer on banking law to previous editions. It contains discussion of the structure of banks and their regulation as well as relevant federal law on many aspects of banking practice.
KF 974 P64
Banking regulation in the United States
By Felsenfeld, Carl. Juris Pub. 3rd ed. c2011.
This work describes the regulatory structure of the United States banking institutions. Particular topics include the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Glass-Steagall Act, and usury.
KF 974 F45
Brady on bank checks : The law of bank checks
Latest received: Pub. 4720, Release 20, June 2016. By Bailey, Henry J. Warren, Gorham & Lamont Banking, A.S. Pratt & Sons Group. Rev. ed. c1997-.
"Brady on Bank Checks and Funds Transfers provides comprehensive commentary and guidance to bankers and practitioners concerned with the complexities of Uniform Commercial Code Articles 3, 4, and 4A as they relate to bank checks and funds transfers. This authoritative treatise addresses the issue, transfer, collection, and payment of checks; the return of unpaid checks; substitute checks; electronic checks; electronic funds transfers; and forgeries and alterations. The legal analysis is supported with numerous citations to the most recent and relevant statutes, regulations, and cases -- resulting in an incomparable resource for all your practical questions or legal research involving bank checks and funds transfers." - publisher's description
Note: This title is no longer being kept up to date by the library.
Table of contents [PDF]: https://catalog.sll.texas.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-retrieve-file.pl?id=ff459436b1f805207d0340a1dd2beedb
KF 960 B7
Consumer banking and payments law
Latest received: 6th edition, 2018. By Saunders, Lauren K. National Consumer Law Center. 2009-.
This text provides information on credit, debit & stored value cards, checks, money orders, e-sign, electronic banking and benefit payments.
Table of contents: https://library.nclc.org/book/consumer-banking-and-payments-law
KF 974 B83
Criminal tax, money laundering, and Bank Secrecy Act litigation
By Hardy, Peter D. BNA. c2010.
This title discusses the current law, procedure, and practical considerations regarding complex criminal cases handled by the IRS and federal prosecutors of the Justice Department. Some topics covered include offshore accounts, corporate prosecutions, tax-shelter prosecutions, and the federal sentencing guidelines.
KF 6334 H37
Fair credit reporting
Latest received: Tenth edition, 2022. By Wu, Chi Chi. National Consumer Law Center. 2006-.
"This tenth edition ... [keeps] practitioners current with the latest U.S. Supreme Court rulings, CFPB interpretations, federal and state legislative changes, government enforcement actions, caselaw developments, and changes to industry practices." - publisher's description
Note: This item is also available electronically.
Table of contents: https://library.nclc.org/book/fair-credit-reporting
KF 1040 O4
Federal banking law and regulations : A handbook for lawyers
By Williams, Harding de C. American Bar Association. c2006.
This guidebook is designed for practitioners who are unfamiliar with banking law of a regulatory system that involves institutions with at least eight different federal or state charters (not counting credit unions) and three kinds of holding companies, regulated by one of the four federal agencies and, for state-chartered institutions, by one of 50 state banking agencies as well. It also covers some of the principal historic, political and economic developments that have shaped the current system as it has evolved since the creation of the contemporary federal banking agency, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, in 1863.
Table of contents only: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006018115.html
KF 974 D43
Forms under Article 9 of the UCC
American Bar Association. 2nd ed. c2009.
This title assists in simplifying documentation of secured transactions. Features include transaction-related forms including security agreements, commentary for each form in the context of Revised Article 9 and other applicable law, and comparisons to prior law and practice.
KF 1048.5 F67
The keys to banking law : A handbook for lawyers
By Sparks, Karol K. American Bar Association, Business Law Section. .
This primer on banking law is intended to familiarize practitioners with the history, regulatory structure, and recent changes in banking law. It discusses the historical foundation of the current complex system, but also examines the altered landscape of banking law after the 2007 financial crisis and 2010 Dodd-Frank reforms. Includes an appendix of common acronyms and jargon.
KF 974 S66
The law of bank deposits, collections, and credit cards
Latest received:SUPP. 2013-2. By Clark, Barkley. A.S. Pratt & Sons. Rev. ed. c1999-.
This set covers the latest developments in statutes, regulations and case law and is intended to help the reader avoid legal complications for his institution or client involving bank deposits, collections, and credit cards. Additionally, it looks at important cases and provides guidance on what actions will prevent possible problems.
KF 974 C5
The law of modern payment systems and notes
Latest received: 2008 Supplement. By Miller, Frederick H. West Group. Practitioner's ed. c2002.
This practitioner's edition treatise discusses the law governing promissory notes, drafts, and other means of payment, except for cash. Subjects covered include methods of payment and evidences of debt, negotiable instruments, defenses to and discharge of liability, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Articles 4 and 4A, and non-UCC payment systems.
KF 957 M55
The lawyer's guide to modern payment methods : ACH, debit, credit and more
By Miller, Frederick H. American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section. 1st ed. c2007.
Using a detailed, hypothetical transaction, this book explains the complex rules governing modern payment methods. The book includes research resources, checklists, forms, and agreements to support the method of payment as well as charts and illustrations outlining the process for each payment method.
Table of contents only: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0712/2007009075.html
KF 957 M553
Mortgage lending : Loan origination, preemption, and litigation
Latest received: 3rd Edition, 2019. By Pizor, Andrew G. National Consumer Law Center. c2012-.
This title is part of the NCLC's "Consumer Credit and Sales Legal Practice Series," and it covers a large breadth of issues related to mortgage lending. It focuses on both federal and state statutes that regulate mortgage lending while also noting when federal rules preempt state rules. Some of the topics include underwriting, appraisals, brokers, third party fees, interest rates and loan terms, reverse mortgages, as well as litigation issues.
Note: This item is also available electronically.
Table of contents: https://library.nclc.org/book/mortgage-lending
KF 695 P59
Practice under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code
American Bar Association. c2008.
Practice Under Article 9 of the UCC is a comprehensive guide for lawyers facilitating secured transactions. Features include: articles that summarize all of revised Article 9; charts that provide guidance anti-assignment rules, foreign filing systems, and federal statutory liens; and UCC Permanent Editorial Board commentaries.
KF 1050 P73
Stop predatory lending : A guide for legal advocates, with CD-Rom
By Renuart, Elizabeth. National Consumer Law Center. 2nd. edition. c2007.
This title provides guidance on the challenges of predatory lending involving first and second mortgages, home improvements, mobile homes, rent-to-own transactions as well as payday, refund anticipation, and auto title pawn loans.
KF 1040 R46
Truth in lending
By Thompson, Diane E. National Consumer Law Center. Tenth edition. 2019.
This thorough guide to Truth in Lending (TIL) provides up to date information on the latest regulations. Some topics explored include rescission rights, Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), closed-end, variable rate, and home equity loan disclosure rules, Credit CARD Act and FRB rules on credit cards, and Consumer Leasing Act disclosure requirements and auto lease early termination charges.
Note: This item is also available electronically.
Table of contents: https://library.nclc.org/book/truth-lending
KF 1040 S3
U.S. regulation of hedge funds
By Hammer, Douglas L. American Bar Association, Business Law Section. Second edition. .
Hedge funds are defined as a professionally managed pool of assets used to invest and trade in a variety of financial instruments. U.S. regulation of this complex field has been compiled and summarized in this title. Discussions include: various securities, tax considerations, ERISA, and the commodities laws. Recommended for attorneys practicing in the financial sector.
KF 1078 U14