commercial law

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n commercial law the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.
    • Commercial law a system of rules by which trade and commerce are regulated; -- deduced from the custom of merchants, and regulated by judicial decisions, as also by enactments of legislatures.
    • Commercial law See Law merchantbelow).
    • Commercial law See under Law.
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Usage

In literature:

The commercial code of laws of the French nation had never been given to them.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
With this exception, laws, political teachings, commercial habits, are all of English origin.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
Certain commercial laws are maintained in such apartments.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
His commercial morality only required him to keep within the law.
"The Crack of Doom" by Robert Cromie
Authority on Commercial Law, 454.
"Gems (?) of German Thought" by Various
The party of lawlessness, outrage, and rebellion would never hold amicable relations with a law-abiding and peaceful commercial country.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Read our privateering laws and our commercial laws.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
The laws in all the States leave the banks almost entirely free to deposit their funds in banks in the great commercial centres.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
According to the Japanese laws there are two methods for a commercial company in contracting a debt.
"A Fantasy of Far Japan" by Baron Kencho Suyematsu
It is even forbidden the vast domain of the laws of property, of commercial dealing, and of ordinary crime.
"Congressional Government" by Woodrow Wilson
In this country those commercial brutal laws take no heed of station.
"The Weight of the Crown" by Fred M. White
Nothing more unjust than the intervention of the law in commercial relations.
"Elements of Morals" by Paul Janet
They do not witness the oscillation in the coinage, and the commercial disaster due to the action of bimetallic law.
"The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw
No State license law governing commercial travelers; but Atlanta, Athens, Augusta and Savannah exact a tax.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
It was a complete social, commercial, and political failure long before it was abolished by law.
"The Great Illusion" by Norman Angell
Henry Pirtle, L. L. D., Professor of Constitutional Law, Equity and Commercial Law.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
A simple law of nature, therefore, is the true cause of this commercial phenomenon.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848" by Various
All the others deal with commercial law, practice, rules of evidence, and other familiar legal questions.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
Pinkney especially would become eloquent, even in an argument of dry, commercial law, if women entered the court-room.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
I was up all last night reading a book on Commercial Law.
"Rose À  Charlitte" by Marshall Saunders
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In news:

Mr Strickland joined Dworken & Bernstein in 2010 and splits his practice between the firm's business and commercial litigation department, business transactional department, and his practice in Federal Indian law.
Your television viewing could soon get a little bit quieter, thanks to a new law that goes into effect today limiting the volume of commercials.
CALM law regulating TV commercial volume takes effect .
The Common Council passed a local law Tuesday to establish a Residential-Commercial Urban Exemption Program to allow the owners of existing commercial buildings to build apartments and receive tax exemptions .
The St Mary's River sanctuary, like all others in the state, by law already allows limited commercial leasing and oyster harvesting, Mike Naylor, assistant director of DNR's fishery service, said.
The new law, which took effect Thursday, prohibits anyone under 18 to be in the Coventry Village or Cedar-Lee commercial areas after 6 pm unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
I specialize in complex commercial litigation , involving novel issues of law and facts often in matters that are high profile because of either the nature of the case itself or the parties involved.
A new law in Iowa makes it easier for former military personnel to make the switch to a commercial driving career.
"There are no laws on the books in South Carolina to regulate and inspect puppy mills -- the commercial puppy mills ," he said.
The Commercial Appeal reported the bill was expected to become law July 1.
One of the new laws prohibits commercial drivers from texting or using handheld cell phones while driving.
Legislation percolating through Congress looks to ensure that federal law provides copyright protection to owners of commercial databases.
A new law adopted by the Republic of Serbia at the end of May 2009 fully prohibits commercial growing or trade with genetically modified organisms, blocking the important import of Roundup Ready soybeans.
Timothy Hooper is half way toward his goal of operating a commercial shooting range that will be used to train law enforcement officers.
New Tax Law Favorable to Commercial Real Estate.
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In science:

Kbp(s−s0)+Kapθ+Kbd ˙s+ Kad ˙θ, is exactly the linear state feedback control law provided by the manufacturer of a commercially available system (Apkarian, (1994)).
Matching control laws for a ball and beam system
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