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Guide to Online Secondary Sources: Commercial Law (including U.C.C.)

Guide to Secondary Legal Resources on Lexis and Westlaw

Commercial Law (including U.C.C.) (see also Banking and Finance Law)

 

Title

Author(s) or Editor(s) Publisher

Coverage

Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) (primarily) - General 

Lawrence's Anderson on the Uniform Commercial Code (Law Library Closed Reserve) (Westlaw)

Ronald A. Anderson, Lary Lawrence, and David Frisch

Thomson Reuters

U.C.C. Articles 1-11, Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN)

Hawkland's Uniform Commercial Code Series (Westlaw) William D. Hawkland et al. Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Articles 1-11, Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), non-UCC payment methods, international commercial conventions, and the Model Tribal Secured Transactions Act 
Quinn's Uniform Commercial Code Commentary and Law Digest (Westlaw) Thomas M. Quinn Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Articles 1-11
Uniform Commercial Code Transaction Guide:  Analysis and Forms (Westlaw) Peter A. Alces et al. Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Articles 1-9
Corporate Counsel's Guide to the Uniform Commercial Code (Westlaw) Publisher's Editorial Staff Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Articles 1-9
Commercial Law and Practice Guide (Lexis) Craig H. Acerch et a.  Matthew Bender & Co. U.C.C. Articles 1-9 and other federal law
UCC Reporter - Digest (Lexis) Frederick M. Hart et al.  Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. state and federal decisions arranged by U.C.C code section

U.S. - Sales, Purchases, and Warranties (including U.C.C. Article 2)

Law of Selling Deskbook (Westlaw) Publisher's Editorial Staff Thomson Reuters U.S. federal; U.C.C. Articles 2 and 2A, Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), and Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA); other state statutes
Law of Purchasing (Westlaw) William A. Hancock, ed. Thomson Reuters U.S. federal; U.C.C. Articles 2 and 2A (and select provisions of Article 9), Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), and Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA); other state statutes

Corporate Counsel's Guide to Warranties (Westlaw)

Publisher's Editorial Staff Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Article 2 and U.S. federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
The Law of Product Warranties (Westlaw) Barkley Clark and Christopher Smith Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Article 2, U.S. federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and other state statutes
Commercial and Consumer Warranties - Drafting, Performing & Litigating (Lexis) Elizabeth J. Coleman Matthew Bender & Co. U.C.C., Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and specific state statutes
Sales and Bulk Transfers Under the UCC (Lexis) Lawrence P. King Matthew Bender & Co. U.C.C., Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign)
U.S. - Financing (including U.C.C. Article 9)
Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code (Lexis) William E. Hogan et al.  Matthew Bender & Co. Primarily U.C.C. Article 9
Law and Practice of Secured Transactions: Working with Article 9 (Lexis) Richard F. Duncan et al.  Law Journal Press Primarily U.C.C. Article 9
The Law of Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code (Lexis) Barkley & Barbara Clark A.S. Pratt U.C.C. Article 9, the Federal Tax Lien Act, and the Bankruptcy Code
Commercial Finance Guide (Lexis) Jeffrey J. Wong et al.  Matthew Bender & Co. Primarily U.C.C. Article 9

Nimmer's Commercial Asset-Based Financing (Westlaw)

Raymond T. Nimmer and David Oliveiri

Thomson Reuters

Primarily U.C.C. Article 9

Security Interests in Personal Property (Westlaw) Eldon H. Reiley Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Article 9
Securitization of Financial Assets (Westlaw) Jason H.P. Kravitt Wolters Kluwer U.S. federal; relevant coverage of U.C.C. Article 9); other state statutes
Norton Creditors' Rights Handbook (Westlaw) William L. Norton III, Roger G. Jones Thomon Reuters

U.S. federal, U.C.C. (primarily Article 9), and other state statutes

Parts I and II focus on the debtor-creditor relationship

U.S. - Miscellaneous 

Franchise and Distribution Law and Practice (Westlaw)

W. Michael Garner Thomson Reuters U.S. federal, relevant coverage of U.C.C. Articles 2 and 9, and other state statutes
The Law of Fraudulent Transactions (Westlaw) Peter A. Alces Thomson Reuters U.C.C. Article 6 (and relevant coverage of Articles 2 to 5 and 7 to 9), Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, Uniform Fraudulent Conveyance Act, federal statutes, and common law principles
The Law of Suretyship and Guaranty (Westlaw)

Peter A. Alces

Thomson Reuters

U.C.C. (primarily Article 3); other state statutes; some federal coverage, mostly regarding Small Business Administration loans and government contracts

Compliance Guide to Payment Systems:  Law and Regulation (Lexis) Barkley Clark, Barbara Clark, and Mark Hargrave Sheshunoff Legal, compliance, and operational aspects of all the major payment systems
Checks, Drafts and Notes (Lexis) Harold Weisblatt Matthew Bender & Co. Focus on U.C.C Articles 3 and 4
Negotiable Instruments Under the Uniform Commercial Code (Lexis) Frederick M. Hart and William F. Willier Matthew Bender & Co. Focus on U.C.C. Articles 3 and 4 and state variations.
The Law of Letters of Credit (Lexis) John F. Dolan A.S. Pratt U.C.C. and international law (Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits and the International Standby Practices
Letters of Credit (Lexis) Burton V. McCullough Matthew Bender & Co. UCC Article 5, the UCP 500, and the Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursements 
Goods in Transit (Lexis) Saul Sorkin Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. federal and various international
Commercial Damages:  A Guide to Remedies in Business (Lexis) Charles L. Knapp Matthew Bender & Co. Primarily U.C.C. with some international
The Law of Electronic Funds Transfers (Lexis) Geva Benjamin Matthew Bender & Co. U.C.C. Article 4A, EFTA, and Regulation E 
The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions (Lexis) Raymond T. Nimmer and Holly K. Towle A.S. Pratt U.S. federal with some european
California

Witkin's Summary of California Law (primarily Chapters V-VII) (Law Library Closed Reserve) (Westlaw)

Bernard E. Witkin and members of the Witkin Legal Institute Thomson Reuters California (based on U.C.C. Articles 2-9)
California Jurisprudence (Westlaw) Publisher's Editorial Staff Thomson Reuters California (based on U.C.C. Articles 2-9)