By Tsun Hang Tey
Combining unique practical experience with a sophisticated historical and theoretical framework, this impressive work offers a new comprehensive basis for the study of personal property law.
This thoughtful book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the materials on personal property law, with a specific focus on the rights of personal property and their protection. In this wide-ranging study, the author has laid the groundwork of the different perspectives on the important aspects of personal property law, concisely explaining the different theoretical foundations. At the same time, the surveys are crafted such that they are rendered accessible to those who want an introduction to the most critical issues in personal property law. The author has affected a very extensive analysis of the issues and debates related to personal property, providing a full summary with detailed references and bibliography for those who wish to pursue the cutting-edge issues and intellectual controversies. It's a commendable, rich and accessible work.
Among the topics covered are transfer of title to legal choses in possession, assignment of legal choses in action, assignment of equitable interests, defective transfers, protection of property rights, bailment and attornment, possessory security interests, non-possessory security interests and priority disputes.
This unique and timely book is as thoughtful as it is thorough. It is a welcome and invaluable desktop companion and an autonomous resource for scholars, teachers and lawyers.
Part I Basic Principles of Personal Property Law
Chapter 1 Basic Principles of Personal Property Law
Part II Derivative Transfer of Ownership and Title
Chapter 2 Transfer of Title to Legal Choses in Possession
Chapter 3 Transfer of Title to Legal Choses in Possession Nemo DatQuod Non Habet
Chapter 4 Assignment of Legal Choses in Action
Chapter 5 Assignment of Equitable Interests
Chapter 6 Negotiation
Chapter 7 Defective Transfers
Part III Protection of Property Rights
Chapter 8 Protection of Legal Title-Property Torts
Chapter 9 Protection of Equitable Title: Equity and Trusts
Part IV Bailment
Chapter 10 Bailment and Attornment
Part V The Concept of Security and Quasi-Security
Chapter 11 Security Interest and Quasi Security
Chapter 12 Possessory Security Interests Pledge and Common Law Lien
Chapter 13 Non-Possessory Security Interests Mortgage
Chapter 14 Non-Possessory Security Interests Equitable Charges and Liens
Chapter 15 Registration and Reform of Security Interests