Secured credit: a systems approach

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Aspen Publishers, 2006 - Law - 690 pages
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This problem-based casebook uses assignment-sized modules to explore the relationships and transactions between creditors and debtors. Increasingly popular with each successive edition -- and continually refined in light of classroom experience and user feedback -- Secured Credit: A Systems Approach enters its Fifth Edition as a proven teaching and learning tool. Instructors know they can depend on this casebook for: extraordinary authorship from two of the most highly respected experts in the field skillful use of the systems approach, examining how the law is applied in actual transactions and teaching the Code in context teachable problems prefaced by straightforward textual explanations and cases great flexibility for structuring a course regardless of emphasis or approach distinctive organization by assignment units that takes the effort out of preparing a syllabus cutting-edge coverage of emerging issues careful exploration of the intersection between secured transactions and bankruptcy extremely thorough Teacher's Manual with answers to all problems, As well as suggestions on omitting sections due to time constraints well-written text and vivid problems, helping the students Understand The basics while they also get the chance to strategize over more advanced issues a complete set of PowerPoint presentations for classroom use, available at This careful revision responds to developments in the law: full coverage of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 reflects recent amendments To The Model Rules of Professional Conduct dual section numbers to facilitate use with either version of UCC Article 1 new cases, including -- Till v. SCS Credit, The Supreme Court's holding that the interest rate on secured creditor payouts in bankruptcy should be the risk-free rate plus one to three percent -- Kinderknecht, The Eighth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel holding that filings must be in the 'legal name' of the debtor, not a nickname -- RFC Capital v. Earthlink, The Ohio Appellate Courts holding dealing with release of lien in an internet service provider's sale of its customer base -- Spearing Tool, The Sixth Circuit's holding that the IRS doesn't have to comply with the debtor name requirements of Article 9 when they file in the Article 9 filing system an author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at

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LoPucki, Security Pacific Bank Professor of Law at UCLA Law School.

Warren is Leo E. Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard University.

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