Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law / Edition 1

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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 work discusses the requirement of good faith and its role in the formation of contracts, contractual obligations, and Breach of Contract and Remedial Issues.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198265788
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 584
  • Lexile: 1700L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Colloquium Participants
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
1 From 'Classical' to Modern Contract Law 3
2 Pre-contractual Duties: Two Freedoms and the Contract to Negotiate 25
3 On the Nature of Undue Influence 57
4 Duties of Disclosure and French Contact Law 99
5 Consideration, Practical Benefit and the Emperor's New Clothes 123
6 Good Faith in Contract Performance 153
7 The Doctrine of Good Faith in German Contact Law 171
8 Implied Terms: Of 'Default Rules' and 'Situation Sense' 191
9 Legislative Control of Fairness: The Directive on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts 231
10 Public Law Influences in Contract Law 263
11 Relational Contracts 291
12 The Regulation of Long-Term Contracts in English Law 305
13 Fault and Breach of Contract 337
14 Contract Modification as a Result of Change of Circumstances 357
15 Alternatives and Frustration 377
16 Good Faith and Remedies for Breach of Contract 399
17 Expectation Damages and Uncertain Future Losses 427
18 The Choice of Remedy for Breach of Contract 471
19 Suspending Contract Performance for Breach 485
Index 523
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