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Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law : Clarendon Paperbacks - Jack Beatson

Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Clarendon Paperbacks

By: Jack Beatson (Editor), Daniel Friedman (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 1997
For Ages: 0 - 3 years old
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This collection of essays brings together the work of many of the world's leading contract law scholars. It focuses upon a common central theme - the question of good faith and fair dealing in the law of contract. The book is divided into several parts: the first part is an introduction; part two examines the requirement of good faith and its role in the formation of contracts; part three is concerned with contractual obligations; and part four examines breach of contract and remedial issues. The work should be of interest to scholars of private law in both common and civil law.

``an important and invaluable source of material for both practitioners and academics interested in this area of the law...an international value in that it discusses and analyses not only English law but also the law in some continental countries as well as the United States.'' ICCLR `'high-quality...the Beatson and Friedmann collection contains several powerful and innovative theoretical contributions which are primarily aimed at, and will be of justifiable interest to, researchers for years to come...As the many valuable comparative law contributions to the Beatson and Friedmann collection make clear, English law has, in any event, a wide variety of alternative good faith models from whcih to choose.'' SPTL Reporter

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Essayistsp. x
Colloquium Participantsp. xii
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Table of Casesp. xv
Table of Legislationp. xlii
Introductionp. 1
Introduction: from 'Classical' to Modern Contract Lawp. 3
Formation of Contractp. 23
Pre-Contractual Duties: Two Freedoms and the Contract to Negotiatep. 25
On the Nature of Undue Influence Peter Birks and Chin Nyuk Yinp. 57
Duties of Disclosure and French Contract Law: Contribution to an Economic Analysisp. 99
Consideration: Practical Benefit and the Emperor's New Clothesp. 123
The Contractual Obligation: Good Faith, Control and Adaptationp. 151
Good Faith in Contract Performancep. 153
The Doctrine of Good Faith in German Contract Lawp. 171
The Implied Terms of Contracts: of 'Default Rules' and 'situation-Sense'1p. 191
Legislative Control of Fairness: The Directive on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts*p. 231
Public Law Influences in Contract Law*p. 263
Relational Contractsp. 291
The Regulation of Long-Term Contracts in English Lawp. 305
Fault and Breach of Contract*p. 337
Contract Modification as a Result of Change of Circumstancesp. 357
Alternatives and Frustrationp. 377
Remediesp. 397
Good Faith and Remedies for Breach of Contractp. 399
Expectation Damages and Uncertain Future Losses*p. 427
The Choice of Remedy for Breach of Contract*p. 471
Suspending Contract Performance for Breachp. 485
Indexp. 523
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ISBN: 9780198265788
ISBN-10: 0198265786
Series: Clarendon Paperbacks
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 0 - 3 years old
For Grades: P+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 584
Published: 1st November 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.5  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 0.98