Law & Banking, 7th Edition

General information

Your legal aid for the fundamentals of banking law, this highly informative Law and Banking textbook explains and illustrates the basic principles of law and specific laws that affect the business of banking. You will learn the fundamentals of banking law pertaining to the various areas of banking, from check negotiation to lending to bank safety and soundness.

This book supports the courses offered by the American Institute of Banking: Law and Banking Principles (Chapters 1 through 9), and Law and Banking Applications (Chapters 10 through 18) and is a great resource for bankers. Chapters cover the following topics:

  • Explain the legal and legislative sources of U.S. banking law
  • Describe the major torts and crimes that affect the banking industry
  • Identify the customer relationships of individuals, sole proprietorships and partnerships
  • Identify the legal entities of corporations, government agencies, limited liability companies, estates, and trusts, and a bank’s legal obligations and responsibilities when transacting business with these entities
  • Explain how contractual relationships are formed and enforced
  • Describe how property may be acquired, transferred, and owned
  • Describe the requirements of negotiable instruments as defined by Uniform Commercial Code Article 3 and other laws
  • Describe the parties and their rights in the transfer of negotiable instruments and the legal responsibilities of banks in collections and returns as governed by the UCC and federal regulation
  • Explain the legal obligations of banks to act responsibly as businesses and in their dealings with customers
  • Identify the laws and regulations that protect bank deposits and govern the relationship between a bank and its depositors
  • Describe the legal protections provided to borrowers and the rights and responsibilities of banks when they offer consumer credit and make loans
  • Identify the laws and regulations that protect borrowers and lenders in real estate transactions and that serve the community interest
  • Explain how the asset liquidation and reorganization provisions of bankruptcy law protect the interests of both debtors and creditors
  • Describe the legal obligations, including the requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Discuss how the global trade and investment activities of U.S. banks are affected by both domestic and international law, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Explain laws and regulations that govern bank marketing and advertising practices

Supports the Law and Banking: Principles and Law and Banking: Applications facilitated online courses.

Textbook Pricing

Text – Printed
Catalog #3006962
$130 List Price / $89 Members

Text – eBook*
Catalog #3011263
$130 List Price / $89 Members

Instructor’s Manual
PDF files on a CD
Catalog # 3006963
$70 List Price / $50 Members

To order, please complete and return the ABA Book Order Form to CBA.

*For eBook option, you will receive an email within 24 hours with access instructions. To download and view, you will need to register your copy and download Adobe Digital Editions software.