|Present||Professor, Boston College Law School|
- Fall 2017: No courses taught
- Spring 2018: No courses taught
James S. Rogers
Professor of Law
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payments Systems Law Out of the Past (2011)
In The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payments Systems Law Out of the Past, author James Rogers challenges the basic assumptions of the law of checks and notes and its history, and provides a well-reasoned ...
The Early History of the Law of Bills and Notes: A Study of the Origins of Anglo-American Commercial Law (1995)
This study traces the history of the law of bills and notes in England from medieval times to the period in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries when bills played a central role in ...
Commercial Law: Payment Systems (10)
The New Old Law of Electronic Money SMU Law Review (2005)
A variety of electronic money systems have recently been proposed or implemented in which the initial transaction between the parties would—without any contact to the banking system—result in the instantaneous transfer of bank credit. For ...
The Basic Principle of Loss Allocation for Unauthorized Checks Wake Forest Law Review (2004)
It is commonly thought that the Uniform Commercial Code adopts a negligence principle as the basis of loss allocation for the check system. This Article argues that this common assumption is wrong. Instead, the fundamental ...
Commercial Law of Securities Holding (12)
The Revision of Canadian Law on Securities Holdings Through Intermediaries: Who, What, When, Where, How and Why? Canadian Business Law Journal (2007)
I'm delighted to have the opportunity to comment on the legislation that has recently been adopted in Ontario and Alberta to revise Canadian law in a fashion consistent with the changes that were made in ...
Toward International Harmonization of the Commercial Law of the Modern Securities Holding and Transfer System: Some Reflection from the United States Article 8 Revision Project Modernizing Securities Ownership, Transfer and Pledging Laws: A Discussion Paper on the Need for International Harmonization (1996)
Published by the Capital Markets Forum: Section on Business Law, International Bar Association
An Essay on Horseless Carriages and Paperless Negotiable Instruments: Some Lessons from the Article 8 Revision Idaho Law Review (1995)
As practices change, so too must the language and concepts that define and describe them. That is the lesson to be drawn from the past few decades’ work on the commercial law of investment securities. ...