A survey of commercial law as governed by the Uniform Commercial Code. The course will cover the rights and remedies of sellers and buyers of goods; the creation, perfection of, and consequences of perfection of security interests in personal property; general principles governing negotiable instruments, such as notes and checks; and documents of title. Course coverage will also include recent innovations in electronic payments and the transactional analysis of credit and security agreements.
A substantive foundational course that deals with the laws, regulations and policies governing commercial transactions. This is one of the four upper-level gateway courses of which all students are required to complete two or three (depending on one’s position in the class) for graduation. Material presented in this course is tested on the New York Law Exam, Multistate Bar Exam and Multistate Essay Exam.
This course is a combination of and covers in survey-fashion material that is covered more deeply in Sales and Negotiable Instruments and in Secured Transactions. Accordingly, students may take elect to take either this course or one or both of the courses Sales and Negotiable Instruments and Secured Transactions.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; IP/Copyright and Trademark; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution; General Practice – Transactional