A Handbook of Stock Exchange Laws Affecting Members: Their Customers, Brokers and Investors (Google eBook)

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Doubleday, Page, 1914 - Brokers - 290 pages
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Page 47 - ... be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 222 - In any case not provided for in this Act, the rules of law and equity, including the law merchant, and in particular the rules relating to the law of principal and agent, and to the effect of fraud, misrepresentation, duress or coercion, mistake, bankruptcy or other invalidating cause, shall govern.
Page 211 - ... a person shall be deemed insolvent within the provisions of this act whenever the aggregate of his property, exclusive of any property which he may have conveyed, transferred, concealed, or removed, or permitted to be concealed or removed, with intent to defraud, hinder or delay his creditors, shall not, at a fair valuation, be sufficient in amount to pay his debts...
Page 2 - Its object shall be to furnish exchange rooms and other facilities for the convenient transaction of their business by its members, as brokers; to maintain high standards of commercial honor and integrity among its members; and to promote and inculcate just and equitable principles of trade and business.
Page 236 - ... whether made upon or shown by the books of the association, company, or corporation, or by any assignment in blank, or by any delivery, or by any paper or agreement or memorandum or other evidence of transfer or sale, whether entitling the holder in any manner to the benefit of such stock, or to secure the future payment of money or for the future transfer of any stock...
Page 224 - Value" is any consideration sufficient to support a simple contract. An antecedent or pre-existing obligation, whether for money or not, constitutes value where a certificate is taken either in satisfaction thereof or as security therefor. (2) A thing is done "in good faith...
Page 224 - in good faith" within the meaning of this Act when it is in fact done honestly, whether it be done negligently or not.
Page 237 - ... stamp shall be placed upon such books ; and where the change of ownership is by transfer of a certificate the stamp shall be placed upon the certificate; and in cases of an agreement to sell or where the transfer is by delivery of the certificate assigned in blank there shall be made and delivered by the seller to the buyer a bill or memorandum of such sale to which the stamp provided for by this article shall be affixed...
Page 221 - ... the delivery of the goods upon satisfactory proof of such loss or destruction and upon the giving of a bond with sufficient...
Page 219 - That the instrument is genuine and in all respects what it purports to be ; 2. That he has a good title to it; 3. That all prior parties had capacity to contract; 4. That he has no knowledge of any fact which would impair the validity of the instrument or render it valueless.

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JSTOR: A Handbook of Stock Exchange Laws
A Handbook of Stock Exchange Laws. jbw. Michigan Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, 69. Nov., 1914. A HANDBOOK OF STOCK EXCHANGE LAWS, by Samuel P. Goldman. ...
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