Instructor(s): Anthony Duggan

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2053HS.

This course is concerned with the modern law of secured transactions in personal property. It involves a detailed study of the Ontario Personal Property Security Act, with reference to corresponding laws in other provinces and Article 9 of the United States Uniform Commercial Code. The following topics will be covered:

1. the nature and function of security;
2. the history and policy of the personal property security statutes;
3. the policy and function of registration;
4. the validity of security agreements and the rights of the parties between themselves;
5. third party disputes (priorities);
6. default and enforcement;
7. conflict of laws issues;
8. The Bank Act security interest; and
9. Reform issues.

Evaluation
Will be a 3-hour open book examination.

At a Glance

Second Term
Credits
4
Hours
4

Enrolment

Maximum
80

76 JD
4 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

T: 2:10 - 4:00
Th: 2:10 - 4:00