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Commercial law

Commercial law or Mercantile law known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising and sales. It is considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law. Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as agent. Many of these categories fall within Financial law, an aspect of Commercial law pertaining to financing and the financial markets, it can be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, the manufacture and sales of consumer goods. Many countries have adopted civil codes that contain comprehensive statements of their commercial law. In the United States, commercial law is the province of both the United States Congress, under its power to regulate interstate commerce, the states, under their police power. Efforts have been made to create a unified body of commercial law in the United States. S. territories. Various regulatory schemes control how commerce is conducted vis-a-vis employees and customers.

Privacy laws, safety laws, food and drug laws are some examples. During Middle Ages, Italy was the cradle of many modern institutions at the basis of commercial law. Around 16th century, the trade of Italian maritime republics was the promoter of the birth of commercial law: the jurist Benvenuto Stracca, published in 1553 the treatise De mercatura seu mercatore tractats; this treatise focused on merchants and merchant contracts and maritime rights, to which he soon added extensive discussions of bankruptcy and commissions, third party transfers, insurance. For this reason, Stracca is considered the father of the commercial law and author of the first Italian treaty about the insurance contract, beyond about the commerce; the legal work of Italian jurists had an impact on Holland, Germany and France. Outline of commercial law Consulate of the Sea Hundreds of Answers to Basic Business Law Questions Topical listing of US commercial law from Cornell's Legal Information Institute

Jeremiah Wood

Jeremiah Wood was an American lawyer and politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1921 to 1922, he was admitted to the bar in 1900, practiced in New York City. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1912, he was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1921 to 1922, elected on the Republican ticket with Governor Nathan L. Miller at the New York state election, 1920. On September 26, 1922, Wood resigned and was appointed a judge of the New York Court of Claims to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William D. Cunningham. In 1925, he was defeated, he was Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee from 1927 to 1929. He resided in North Lynbrook, New York, a community he created when the Village of Malverne became an incorporated village in 1921. Wood did not want to live in a village for fear of higher taxes. To avoid this, he changed the borders of the new village, he died in 1962 in Nassau County, New York. Political Graveyard

Knockdown (song)

"Knockdown" is a song by English recording artist Alesha Dixon. It was taken from her debut album Fired Up; the single was commercially released on 30 October 2006, having been made available for legal download the previous week. The song was written by the Kent-based production team, Xenomania. Knockdown is Dixon's lowest charting single to date, peaking at number forty-five in the UK Singles Charts, spending just four weeks in the charts; as a result of the single's failure, Alesha was dropped from Polydor Records. However, Alesha was signed to Asylum Records, where she has achieved further success under a new label. In the music video, Alesha is in a room pondering out the window and the room breaks up and you see she is around a studio. Alesha is seen in a black and white outfit with shoulder-length black hair and a bowler hat dancing with backup dancers, she is seen in an elegant 1950s style dress singing into an old-fashioned microphone. Toward the end of the music video, the song blends into the K-Gee remix, which featuring Alesha rapping.

There is an alternate version of the video where there is no excerpt from the K-Gee Remix at the end of the video, but is the original ending. Directed by JT. "Knockdown" – 3:06 "Knockdown" – 4:21