Prof. Lerner Shalom

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PERSONAL:

Date of birth- 30  September, 1949

Citizenship- Israel

Contacts-

    Address- Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel 52900

    Office phone- + 9723- 5318891

    Mobile- + 97252- 4560129

     Fax- +9723- 7384044

    Email- shalom.lerner@biu.ac.il

 

EDUCATION:

1972-1975         LL.B., Bar Ilan University, Israel, Magna Cum Lauda   

1976-1981         S.J.D. Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Dissertation Topic: “Security Interests in Jewish  Law”, under the supervision of Justice Professor Menachem Elon           

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Commercial Law (Banking, Commercial Paper, Financial Transactions, Secured  Transactions), Insolvency, Property and Jewish Religious Law

 

TEACHING FIELDS:

Secured  Transactions, Insolvency,  Property, Jewish Law

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1990 - 1994             Dean, Bar Ilan University Law School

1993 - 2007             Lecturer, School of Law, College of Management                                     

1975                         Law Clerk,  Justice Y. Cahan, Supreme Court of Israel.

 1975 -  Present         Member, The Israeli Bar

 

VISITING PROFESSOR

1980- 1981- Harvard Law School (Visiting Scholar)

2000- Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada

2011- University of East Piemonte, Italy

2013-  SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, USA

2015- University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

2018- Monash University (Prato, Italy campus)

Research

Commercial Law (Banking, Commercial Paper, Financial Transactions, Secured  Transactions), Property and Jewish Religious Law

Publications

 

Publications in Hebrew

Books:

1. The Law of Leases (1990, 251 pp. + index)

2. Company Charges (1996, 448 pp. + index).

3. The Law of Bills and Notes (1st ed., 1999, 523 pp. + index)

4. Assignment of Debts (2002, 372 pp + index)

5. The Law of Bills and Notes (2nd ed., 2007, 509 pp. + index)

6. The Law of Set-Off (2009, 300 pp. + index)

 

Articles:

1. “Equity of Redemption in Jewish Law”, 5 Shenaton Hamishpat Haivri (Institute of Research in Jewish Law) Hebrew University, Jerusalem, (1978) 155.

2. “Assignment of Debts and Pledges in Jewish Law”,1  Bar Ilan Studies In Law (1980) 197.

3. “On the Distinction Between an Absolute Assignment and an Assignment as Collateral”, 12 Mishpatim (Hebrew University Law Review) (1982) 281.

4. “The Essence of Conditional Sale”, 13 Mishpatim (Hebrew University Law Review) (1983) 305

5.  “Restrictions on Assignment of Debts”, 3 Bar Ilan Studies In Law, (1984) 156.

6. “Set-Off against Assignee”, 15 Mishpatim (Hebrew University Law Review)(1985) 81.

7. “Transfer of Title in the Sale of Goods, 5 Bar Ilan Studies In Law (1986) 77.

8. “Modification of Contract without Assignees’ Consent”, 6 Bar Ilan  Studies In Law (1988) 59

9.  “Bank Credit as Value in Negotiable Instruments”, 17 Mishpatim (Hebrew University Law Review) (1987) 71.

10. “Negotiability and Negotiable Instruments: A Critical Analysis”, 6 Bar Ilan Studies In Law (1988) 38

11.  “Execution and Garnishment in Bills and Notes”, 9 Bar Ilan Studies In Law  (1991)  219.

12. “Set-Off in Bankruptcy”, 22 Mishpatim (Hebrew University Law Review) (1992) 219.

13. “Assignment of Rights in Real Property”, 17 Tel Aviv University Law Review (1992) 433.

 

Chapters in Books

1. “Assignment of Debts” ,in  The Law of Obligations- General Part ( D. Friedmann, editor,1994) 131 pp.

2. "Commercial Law and Civil Law: An Anatomy of Classification", in Essays in Memory of   Professor Guido Tedeschi (1995) pp. 503 – 534.

3. A Decade after Colombo: Law, Reality and Thoughts of Repentance" A book in Honor of Professor Joshua Weisman (2002) pp. 407- 428.

4. "Defenses, Procedural Set-Off, Counter-Claim and Substantial Set- Off" Professor Menashe Shava Memorial Book (2006) pp. 163- 179

5. "Bills and Notes in the 21st Century" A book in Honor of Judge Shlomo Levin (201) pp. 433- 461.

6. "Discount Sale of Bills and Notes in Jewish Law" Judge Elon Memorial Book (2018) pp 643 - 665.

 

Books Review:

1. The Law of Property - General Part by Prof. Joshua Weisman, 12 Bar Ilan Studies In Law (1995) 237

 

Publications in English

Books (as editor)

1. "New Developments in International Commercial and Consumer Law", Co-editor (Hart publishing, Oxford, 1998)

 

Articles

1.  “Voidable Title Theory: Israeli Law in Light of Anglo-American Law”, 20 Israel Law Review (1986) 462.

2. “A Lessor’s Objection to Assignment of the Lease by the Lessee: Israeli Law in Light of the Common Law” 17 Brooklyn J. of Int’l Law (1991)293.

3. "Restrictive Terms in Floating Charges: The Israeli Experience" 39 Saint Louis University L. Rev. (1995) 841.

4. “Contractual Rights and Checks as Security in Israel” 22 Penn State Int’l L. Rev. (2003) 87.

5. "Securitization in Israel" 42 Tex. Int'l L.J. (2007) 751-764.

6. "Protection of Home Purchasers in Israel" 24 B.F.L.Rev. (2009) 579 – 599.

7. "Factoring in Israel" 27 Penn State Int'l L. Rev. (2009) 791 – 802.

8. "Debt Registration as a Substitute to Security Interest Law" 6 Bocconi Legal Papers (2015) 161- 203.

 

Chapters in Books

1. “Commercial Law”, in “Introduction to Israeli Law"  pp. 175- 192 (1995, Kluwer pub.)

2. "The Registration of Company Charges  against Real  Property"  in "New Developments in  International Commercial and Consumer Law" ( Hart publishing, Oxford, 1998)

3. “Assignment of Receivables in the World of Modern Finance", in Israeli Reports to the xv International Congress of Comparative Law (Hebrew University, 1999) 213 – 260.

4. "Challenges and Perspectives of Commercial Law within Globalization: The Israeli Case" Panorama Internacional de Derecho Marcantil, (2007, vol. 1) pp. 275- 28.

 

Books Review:

1. Legal Problems of Credit and Security by Roy M. Goode, 105 Law Quarterly Review (1989) 329.