The Loan Book is a specialist text specifically dealing with loans and is intended as a handbook for lawyers, accountants and members of the commercial community. Loans are an everyday occurrence in life and in business. The implications are not always well understood. The author presents a helpful and concise commentary on aspects of loans, including when they are repayable at common law and what considerations come into play in deciding whether a payment is a loan or a gift.
• Specialist text specifically dealing with loans
• Clear and concise commentary
• Authoritative author
• Practical and accessible
• Simpson, The Law of Bankruptcy Notices and Creditors’ Petitions
• Beatty, Annotated National Credit Code 6e
Table of contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - The contract of loan
Chapter 3 - Interest
Chapter 4 - Implied loan agreement
Chapter 5 - Implied terms
Chapter 6 - Is there a loan at all?
Chapter 7 - Fact of payment and no more
Chapter 8 - Loan or gift?
Chapter 9 - Suing on loan account
Chapter 10 - Money had and received
Chapter 11 - Evidence
Chapter 12 - Book entries
Chapter 13 - When is a loan repayable?
Chapter 14 - Statute barred
Chapter 15 - Effect on solvency of company
Chapter 16 - Challenges for liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy
Chapter 17 - Family law
Chapter 18 - Deceased estates and older people
Chapter 19 - Assignment
Chapter 20 - Debt forgiveness
Chapter 21 - Recovery of loan
Chapter 22 - Beware loan account
Chapter 23 - Funny business
Chapter 24 - Summary
Appendix (Basic loan agreement)