Marcus Smith, Nico Leslie
OUP Oxford; 3rd edition
The Law of Assignment 3rd edition PDF ebook is the leading textbook on the law relating to intangible property or choses in action. Its clear and approachable structure covers all forms of intangible property (intellectual property; debts; securities; rights under contract; leases; rights/causes of action and equitable rights); considering the nature of intangible property; how it comes into being and how it is transferred or assigned.
The 1st part of the ebook analyses the general principles regarding intangibles and their transfer; and the 2nd examines the practical considerations relating to particular types of insurance contracts; intangibles; securities; leases and intellectual property under the law.
The latest 3rd edition includes new chapters on powers of attorney and factoring; areas particularly important to legal practice. Other significant developments include the expansion of the chapter on leases to include leasing of chattels; and more material on securities; especially regarding the operation of settlement systems.