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Spring 2020
LAW102  A  COMMERCIAL LAW: PAYMENT SYSTEMS & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

Course Description
The form and function of negotiable instruments (promissory notes, checks and drafts) under Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code; the system of bank collection of negotiable instruments under Article 4 of the UCC and federal reserve regulations; the modern payment media, including consumer electronic fund transfers under the EFTA and commercial wire transfers under Article 4A of the UCC. Consideration will be given to certain innovations enacted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, including amendments to Regulation J of the Federal Reserve, governing the check clearing system; and clearinghouse requirements for swap transactions.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-13-2020 - 04-21-2020   TR  5:30 PM-7:20 PM F302

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam (multiple choice)
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Basic
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Related
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
Concentration(s):
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Area of Focus)   More information
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Concentration)   More information
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Payments and Credits
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Warren & Walt
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 10th Edition
    ISBN: 978-0314907127
      
  • Textbook Name: Commercial Law Selected Statues 2019-2020
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Warren & Walt
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 9781642429237
      

Additional Materials:
Please note if you already have Commercial Law 10th edition ISBN # 978-1683289487 it is not necessary to purchase this book. Also if you are planning on taking Commercial Law with Professor Langbein it is better to purchase the Commercial Law 10th edition ISBN #978-1683289487.  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Syllabus Attached

    Material:
    Payments & Credits
    Foundation Press
    Warren & Walt
    10th Edition
    ISBN #978-0314907127

    Commercial Law Selected Statues 2019-2020
    Foundation Press
    Warren & Walt
    Edition 2019
    ISBN# 978-1642429237

    Additional Information:
    Syllabus Attached
      

    Commercial Law Syllabus Spring 2020.doc

 
Professor(s)

LANGBEIN, STANLEY


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: slangbei@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2637
Office: G379