Biography

Roy Goode, CBE, QC, LL B 1954, LL D (Lond) 1976,  DCL (Oxon) 2006, FBA, 1988, FRSA 1990, Barrister (IT) 1988, QC 1990, Hon Bencher, Inner Temple 1992-  , (Solr 1955-88); Hon. DSc Econ (Lond) 1996; Hon.LLD (University of East Anglia) 2003; Hon LLD (College of Law) 2011.  Distinguished Friend of Oxford 2011.  Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study, 2011 -   . Honorary President of Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. Knighted for services to academic law 2000.  Emeritus Professor of Law and Emeritus Fellow of St. John's College 1998- . 

Formerly: Professor of Law, Queen Mary College, 1971-73, Crowther Professor of Credit and Commercial Law, Queen Mary College, 1973-89, Founder and Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 1979-89, Dean of Fac and Head of Department of Law 1976-80, QMC/ QMW. Norton Rose Prof of English Law and Fellow, St John's College 1990-1998.  Visiting Professor, Melbourne University, 1975, Australian Commonwealth Visiting Fellow, 1975; Visiting Professor, Monash University 1984, Falconbridge Visiting Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1987; Commonwealth Banking Corporation Visiting Professor, Monash University 1988; Thyssen Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg 1999; Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University, 1999; G.J. Wiarda Visiting Professor, University of Utrecht, 2003. President of the Council of the International Postgraduate Law School, Belgrade, 2003- . Former Board member of London Court of International Arbitration.  Member of Committee on Consumer Credit, 1968-71 and of Monopolies and Mergers Comm 1981-86. Chairman IBA Advertising Advisory Committee, 1976-80; Chairman, Commn on lnt Commercial Practice of International Chamber of Commerce 1993-1997; Chairman, Pension Law Review Committee, 1992-93.   Chairman Exec Committee, Justice; Member of Council, Br Inst Int and Comp Law; Member, DTI Committee on Arbitration, 1985- .and of Civil and Fam Committee of Judicial Studies Board. Member of Governing Council of International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) 1988-2003 and Hon Member 2003 -  .  Hon President of the Uniform law Foundation 2003-2014.   President of the Society of Public Teachers of Law 1991-1992.  Member Commission on European Contract Law.   Member Study Group for preparation of UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (phase 3).  UK representative and Chairman or Rapporteur at various diplomatic Conferences to adopt international private law conventions.

Publications

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  • Roy Goode, The Assignment of Pure Intangibles in the Conflict of Laws (Lloyds Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 2015)
    A critical examination of proposals for an addition to Article 14 of the EC Regulation on the law applicable to contractual obligations in civil and commercial matters (Rome I) as regards the law that should govern third-party conflicts, such as those between competing assignees or between an assignee and the assignor's liquidator. The author argues that the only sensible solution in most cases is the law of the assignor's place of business.
  • Roy Goode, H Kronke and E McKendrick, Transnational Commercial Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 2nd edn (2nd edn Oxford University Press 2015)
    This work examines the nature and sources of transnational commercial law and the institutions and processes of harmonisation, followed by an analysis of many of the leading international commercial law instruments. In the second edition, which has been completely updated, it has been substantially revised and expanded
  • Roy Goode, Official Commentary on the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Railway Rolling Stock, 2nd Edition (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law 2014)
    A comprehensive analysis of the 2001 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (the Cape Town Convention) and the 2007 Luxembourg Protocol on railway rolling stock. Written and published pursuant to a resolution of a Diplomatic Conference held in Luxembourg in February 2007. Revised and expanded in 2014
    ISBN: 88-86449-29-8
  • Roy Goode, 'Security interests in Mobile Equipment: Lawmaking Lessons from the Cape Town Convention' (2014) Adelaide Law Review 59
    An analysis of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, with its associated Protocols, and its relationship with national law and with reference to the recent ratification by Australia
    ISBN: 0065-1915
  • Roy Goode, 'The Assignment of Pure Intangibles in the Conflict of Laws' in Louise Gullifer and Stefan Vogenauer (eds), English and European Perspectives on Contract and Commercial Law (2014)
    An analysis of the law applicable to the assignment of non-documentary intangibles, with particular reference to proposals for an addition to Article 14 of the EU regulation on the law applicable to contractual obligations (Rome I) dealing with the effectiveness of an assignment on third parties and the priority of competing third-party interests
    ISBN: 9781849465496
  • Roy Goode, Official Commentary on the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment, 3rd Edition (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law 2013)
    A comprehensive analysis of the 2001 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (the Cape Town Convention) and associated Aircraft Protocol. Written and published pursunt to a resolution of a Diplomatic Conference in Cape Town in November/December 2001. Revised and expanded in 2008 and in 2013
    ISBN: 88-86449-25-9
  • Roy Goode, Official Commentary on the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Space Assets (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law 2013)
    A comprehensive analysis of the 2001 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (the Cape Town Convention) and the 2012 Protocol on space assets. Written and published pursuant to a resolution of a Diplomatic Conference held in Berlin in 2012.
    ISBN: 88-86449- 21-6
  • Roy Goode, 'The Cape Town Convention and Protocols and the Conflict of Laws' in The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (ed), A Commitment to Private International Law: Essays in honour of Hans van Loon (Intersentia Publishing Ltd 2013)
    The treatment of the conflict of laws in relation to different aspects of two major and related international instruments
    ISBN: 978-1-78068-150-4
  • Roy Goode, 'The treatment of intangible assets under the Cape Town Convention and Protocols ' (2013) 2 The Cape Town Convention Journal 41
    ISBN: 2049-7628 (online)
  • Roy Goode, 'Flip Clauses - The End of the Affair?' (2012) Law Quarterly Review Sweet & Maxwell 171
    A comment on the decision of the Supreme Court in Belmont Investments Pty Ltd v BNY Corporate Trustee Services Ltd [2011] 3 WLR 521
    ISBN: 0023-933X
  • Roy Goode, 'The priority rules under the Cape Town Convention and Protocols' (2012) 1 Cape Town Convention Journal 95
    ISBN: 2049-7628 (online)
  • G Affaki and Roy Goode, Guide to the ICC Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees, URDG 758 (ICC Services Publications 2011)
    The 2010 revision of the Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees, replacing the 1992 edition, is a comprehensive rewrite which covers a range of issues not dealt with in the earlier edition and substantially increases the utility and take-up of the rules. This work, written jointly with the Chairman of the Drafting Group, provides a comprehensive analysis of URDG 758 and is much in demand.
    ISBN: 978-92-842-0078-8
  • Roy Goode, 'Perpetual Trustee and Flip Clauses in Swap Transactions' (2011) 127 Law Quarterly Review 1
    A case note on the Court of Appeal decision on the anti-deprivation principle of insolvency law. The case note was referred to at several points in the judgments of the Supreme Court
    ISBN: 0023-933X
  • Roy Goode, Principles of Corporate Insolvency Law (4th edn Thomson Sweet & Maxwell 2011)
    After eight years this work has taken account of much case law on corporate insolvency, major changes introduced by the Enterprise Act, a new chapter on the European Insolvency Regulation and an expanded treatment of cross-border insolvency to reflect UNCITRAL Model Law. It is one-third longer than the previous edition.
    ISBN: 0421 90450X
  • Roy Goode, 'Proprietary Liability for Secret Profits - A Reply' (2011) 127 Law Quarterly Review Law Quarterly Review 493
    A reply to a case note by Justice Hayton on Sinclair Investments (UK) Ltd. v. Versailles Trade Finance Ltd
    ISBN: 0023-933X
  • Roy Goode, Commercial Law (4th edn Lexis Nexis (hardback); Penguin Books (paperback) 2009)
    ISBN: 0 406 96436 X
  • Roy Goode, 'Earth, Air and Space: the Cape Town Convention and Protocols and their Contribution to International Commercial Law' in Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve (eds), Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum (Oxford University Press 2009)
  • Roy Goode, Legal Problems of Credit and Security (4th edn Thomson Sweet & Maxwell 2008)
    ISBN: 0421 47150 6
  • Roy Goode, 'The Avoidance of Transactions in Insolvency Proceedings and Restitutionary Defences' in Andrew Burrows and Lord Rodger of Earlsferry (eds), Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks (OUP 2006)
    ISBN: 0-19-920655-4
  • Roy Goode, H Kanda, K Kreuzer and assisted by C Bernasconi, Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention on the law applicable to certain rights in respect of securities held with an intermediary (Koninklijke Brill NV 2005)
    This work is a detailed analysis of the Hague Convention on the law applicable to intermediated securities. All of those involved in its preparation played a central role in work leading to the adoption of the Convention, which deals with the conflict of laws aspects of a very important branch of financial law
    ISBN: 90-04-14836-1
  • Roy Goode, 'Rule, Practice and Pragmatism in Transnational Commercial Law ' (2005) 54 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 539
    The 2005 F A Mann lecture. Examines various aspects of transnational commercial law, including the nature of the lex mercatoria and problems of harmonisation
    ISBN: 0020-5893
  • Roy Goode, 'Are Intangibles Fungible?' (2003) LLP TBA
    A slightly revised and expanded version of a contribution to the essays in honour of Bernard Rudden (see other entry)
    ISBN: 0106-2945
  • Roy Goode, 'Assignment' in Ole Lando et al (ed), Principles Of European Contract Law (Kluwer 2003)
    Chapter 11 of Part III of Principles Of European Contract Law. A Formulation of Principles and Rules Governing The Assignment of Contractual Claims, With Comments, Illustrations and Notes of Sources. For the concluding part of the PECL, I was the Rapporteur who prepared the text, which then underwent revision at meetings of the Commission on European Contract Law.
    ISBN: 90-411-1961-2
  • Roy Goode, 'Contract and commercial law: The Logic and Limits of Harmonisation' (2003) Ius Commune 1
    The 2003 G J Wiarda lecture, discussing harmonisation at the international and European level. Reproduced in International Contract Law, Molengrafica Series 2003 (ed F Willem Grosheide and Ewoud Hondius, Intersentia 2004), pp 308-324
  • Roy Goode, 'Arbitration - Should Courts Get Involved?' (2002) 2002, No. 2 Judicial Studies Institute Journal (Ireland) 33
    A slightly revised version of a paper presented at the 2002 Irish Annual Circuit Conference, it discusses to what extent arbitral awards should be subject to judicial review and compares the legislation in England and Ireland
    ISBN: 1649-1262

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