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Survey Of The Law Of Cyberspace: Introduction, Juliet Moringiello Oct 2009

Survey Of The Law Of Cyberspace: Introduction, Juliet Moringiello

Juliet M Moringiello

No abstract provided.


The Uniform Commercial Code Survey: Introduction, Russell A. Hakes, Stephen K. Sepinuck, Robyn L. Meadows Jul 2009

The Uniform Commercial Code Survey: Introduction, Russell A. Hakes, Stephen K. Sepinuck, Robyn L. Meadows

Russell A. Hakes

No abstract provided.


Caveat Lessor: U.S. Aircraft Financiers Beware - 11 U.S.C. § 1110 Expectations May Not Be Met In Cross-Border Insolvencies, Kevin Gaunt Jul 2009

Caveat Lessor: U.S. Aircraft Financiers Beware - 11 U.S.C. § 1110 Expectations May Not Be Met In Cross-Border Insolvencies, Kevin Gaunt

Kevin Gaunt

The Viação Aérea Rio Grandense (“Varig”) airline judicial recuperation in Brazil was the first major test case under the New Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law of Brazil (“the NBRL”), ratified in February of 2005 and going into effect on June 9, 2005. The experience was largely negative for aircraft and engine lessors and creditors, most of whom were United States-based and accustomed to special protections afforded them by 11 U.S.C. § 1110, which specifically provides greater protection to aircraft owners in bankruptcy procedures than other secured creditors enjoy. In the United States, an aircraft creditor may use § 1110 to circumvent ...


Why Not Tell The Truth?: Deceptive Practices And The Economic Meltdown, Charles W. Murdock Mar 2009

Why Not Tell The Truth?: Deceptive Practices And The Economic Meltdown, Charles W. Murdock

Charles W. Murdock

Today we are witnessing a crisis caused by economic formulae developed without a responsible exercise of judgment and, in many instances, with a shocking disregard for the truth. The virtue of truthfulness is not just some abstract moral principle. Rather, it is a critical component of a well functioning society. As the current situation demonstrates, the lack of regard for truthfulness can have disastrous consequences, not just for our own country, but around the world.

This article will first examine how broadly truth is devalued throughout our society. Second, it will focus on the lack of truthfulness in politics and ...


Policing Limited Liability Companies Under Contract Law, Larry Dimatteo Dec 2008

Policing Limited Liability Companies Under Contract Law, Larry Dimatteo

Larry A DiMatteo

In 2004, Delaware amended its limited liability company law (Delaware Act) to allow for the contractual elimination of fiduciary duties. The statute seeks to emphasize the contract basis of limited liability companies (LLCs). It does this by providing the legal support for the incorporation of clauses that eliminate the traditional duties of care and loyalty (elimination clauses) found in corporate, agency, and trust law. The only immutable principle enunciated by the Delaware Act is the covenant of good faith. The primary focus of this paper will be on the ability of contract law to police the management and operation of ...


Our Mini-Theme: O Canada, Juliet Moringiello Dec 2008

Our Mini-Theme: O Canada, Juliet Moringiello

Juliet M Moringiello

No abstract provided.


Facebook 2 Blackberry And Database Trading Systems: Morphing Social Networking To Business Growth In A Global Recession, Roger M. Groves Dec 2008

Facebook 2 Blackberry And Database Trading Systems: Morphing Social Networking To Business Growth In A Global Recession, Roger M. Groves

Roger M. Groves

FACEBOOK 2 BLACKBERRY AND DATABASE TRADING SYSTEMS: MORPHING SOCIAL NETWORKING TO BUSINESS GROWTH IN A GLOBAL RECESSION Summary Facebook has now applications to the Blackberry Smartphone and IPhone. And Facebook has exploded internationally. If the Facebook social networking technology has applications to Blackberry, why not business? And as any business looks for growth, the market is not an existing heavily saturated United States, but a global market. Can the Facebook model of data sharing be customized to propel US technology firms into new international markets? This article claims the affirmative, through a multilateral clearing system, with credits and vouchers, as ...


Learning From Our History: Evaluating The Modern Housing Finance Market In Light Of Ancient Principles Of Justice, Brian M. Mccall Dec 2008

Learning From Our History: Evaluating The Modern Housing Finance Market In Light Of Ancient Principles Of Justice, Brian M. Mccall

Brian M McCall

Since I first accepted an invitation to join this symposium, the subprime mortgage crisis has exploded into a systemic financial crisis. Analysis and pundits alike seem on a quest to outdo each other in using dramatic phrases to describe its historic proportions. The causes of a crisis so large must have a multiplicity of causes lying in the realms of bank regulation and supervision, the operation and regulation of the securitization market and the derivatives and insurance markets. Yet, the root and spark of the various financial reverberations initiated in the home mortgage finance market. My presentation will focus on ...


It's Just Secured Credit: The Natural Law Case In Defense Of Some Forms Of Secured Credit, Brian M. Mccall Dec 2008

It's Just Secured Credit: The Natural Law Case In Defense Of Some Forms Of Secured Credit, Brian M. Mccall

Brian M McCall

For decades scholars have been debating whether of not the institution of security can be explained and justified. After much discussion from varying points of view and hermeneutics, although some insights have been gained, the answer to the original question remains unresolved. This article attempts to bring new life to this debate by building on Professors Mooney and Harris’ idea of security interest as property right while taking account of the valid concerns of scholars such as Elizabeth Warren and Lyn Lopucki that certain results produced by the current system seem unjust. This reconciliation of these two strands of secured ...


The Work Of The Oklahoma Bar Uniform Laws Committee: Oklahoma Enacts Ucc Article 3 And 4 And 4a Amendments, Alvin C. Harrell, Frederick H. Miller Dec 2008

The Work Of The Oklahoma Bar Uniform Laws Committee: Oklahoma Enacts Ucc Article 3 And 4 And 4a Amendments, Alvin C. Harrell, Frederick H. Miller

Alvin C. Harrell

No abstract provided.


Ucc Breach Of Warranty And Contract Claims: Clarifying The Distinction, Timothy Davis Dec 2008

Ucc Breach Of Warranty And Contract Claims: Clarifying The Distinction, Timothy Davis

Timothy Davis

This article examines the existing legal framework that governs UCC Article 2 breach of warranty and breach of contract claims. After enumerating the circumstances that give rise to a buyer’s breach of contract in contrast to a breach of warranty claim, the Article examines cases that illustrate the practical and theoretical significance attached to understanding that breach of warranty and breach of contract constitute distinct causes of action. The Article then argues that although courts acknowledge the distinct nature of these two claims, judicial understanding of the distinction is often superficial. Focusing on Code provisions that govern disclaimers of ...