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Boundaries of personal property : shares and sub-shares

Author: Arianna Pretto-Sakmann
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2005.
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"This study of the boundaries of personal property has an inward and an outward perspective, with the intellectual emphasis on the latter. The inward-looking inquiry considers shares as items of personal property. Nowadays those who think of themselves as shareholders often stand one step removed from the share itself. They hold what this book christens a 'sub-share'. This part of the book asks in what sense shares  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arianna Pretto-Sakmann
ISBN: 1841134597 9781841134598
OCLC Number: 60559186
Description: xxx, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Prospect --
1. Introduction --
2. The condition of personal property --
3. Terminology --
pt. II. Locanda --
4. Shares as things --
5. The first external boundary : property as rights in rem --
pt. III. Alienanda --
6. Traditional modes of alienation --
7. New modes of alienation --
8. The second external boundary : property as alienability --
pt. IV. Vindicanda --
9. Protection of entitlement to shares and sub-shares --
10. The third external boundary : property as vindicability --
pt. V. Retrospect --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Arianna Pretto-Sakman.


This book considers shares as items of personal property and asks whether personal property can be seen as a sub-category of the law of things.  Read more...


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...this work deserves careful study. In many respects it provides material for a fascinating study. Few authors pay as serious attention to good taxonomy as Dr. Pretto-Sakmann. Look Chan Ho The Read more...

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