mercantile law


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mercantile law (commercial law)

n. that broad area of the law, statutes, cases and customs, which deals with trade, sales, buying, selling, transportation, contracts and all forms of business transactions. Much of the law of business transactions is covered by the Uniform Commercial Code which has been adopted almost universally in the United States. (See: commercial law, Uniform Commercial Code, seller, contract, corporation)

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preserved in his notes, Bradford appealed to mercantile law and custom
Each phase in this narrative takes things up, adds qualities, and expands the geographical scope of mercantile law. Everybody has a place in the narrative: merchant communities, mainly, but also practitioners, visionary judges, and savvy legislators.
With respect to Lex Mercatoria Berman stressed that "the integrity of the new system of mercantile law, that is, the structural coherence of its principles, concepts, rules, and procedures, derived primarily from the integrity and structural coherence of the mercantile community whose law it was" (15).
Subjects covered by the examinations are Political and International Law, Labor Law and Social Legislation, Civil Law, Taxation Law, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, and Legal and Judicial Ethics and Practical Exercises.
The Bar exams held at UST in Manila covered eight subjects - Political Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Labor Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, Mercantile Law and Legal and Judicial Ethics.
The 2017 bar examinees took a total of eight subjects for four consecutive Sundays in November: Political Law and Labor Law, Civil Law and Taxation, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises.
These are on Civil Law, Criminal Law, Labor Law, Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises, Mercantile Law, Political Law, Taxation, and Remedial Law.
The subjects taken during the exam were Political Law and Labor Law, Civil Law and Taxation, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises.
The Bar exams covers eight subjects namely Political Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Labor Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, Mercantile Law and Legal and Judicial Ethics.
In the four Sundays, Bar examinees are tested on their knowledge of Political Law and Labor Law, Civil Law and Taxation, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises.
"Per statistics from the Office of the Bar Confidant, 8,156 examinees took the Mercantile Law and Criminal Law exams administered on November 18, 2018, the third of the four Bar Sundays this November," the Supreme Court (SC) said.
The examinations cover eight subjects namely: Political Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Labor Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, Mercantile Law, and Legal and Judicial Ethics.