Chinese Contract Law

Theory and Practice

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Author: Mo Zhang

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004150412

Category: Law

Page: 372

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This volume presents a well-analyzed inside view of Chinese contract law in theory and practice, which will be of interest to both academic researchers and practitioners in this area.

Readings in the Economics of Contract Law

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Author: Victor P. Goldberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521349208

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 252

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This collection brings together some of the main contributions to an important area of this work, the economics of contract law.

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

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Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735587264

Category: Law

Page: 463

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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals became the market-leader with its quick, simple, and straightforward introduction to the basics of contract law for paralegal students. The manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses. Comprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contracts. Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law. Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises. Ethical problems are presented at the end of each chapter to raise awareness of professional responsibility in practice.The revised Seventh Edition presents new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples.Features: quick, simple, straightforward introduction the basics of contract law for paralegal studentscomprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contractslively examples help students understand the law well-crafted pedagogychapter overviews highlighted exampleskey termsreview questions sample clauses for analysisedited cases chapter summaries exercises manageable length, ideal for shorter courses.ethical problems at the end of each chapter raise awareness of professional responsibility in practicesample contracts in the Appendix The revised Seventh Edition presents: new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples

Contract Law in Hong Kong

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Author: Michael J. Fisher,Desmond G. Greenwood

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9789622098657

Category: Law

Page: 430

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The first comprehensive textbook on contract law for more than ten years. 16 chapters cover all basic contract concepts with particular emphasis placed on what makes Hong Kong law different from other common law jurisdictions.

Contract Law

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Author: T. T. Arvind

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198703473

Category:

Page: 640

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A uniquely practical approach to contract law; the problem-based focus helps students to unfold the problem, reveal the law, and apply to life. Using this new and innovative textbook, students are given a problem scenario to unfold; as they do this they will understand the questions and issues surrounding each area of contract law. As they explore the problem, they encounter clear explanations which reveal the key legal concepts underpinning the relevant topic, to help them understand the operation of the law. Further illustrations and references to the problem apply the law, enabling students to see for themselves how the law interacts with everyday life and business, giving them a deep and practical grasp of the law. Engaging and thought-provoking, this is the most practically applied contract law textbook.

Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199699380

Category: Law

Page: 1053

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This is an account of the modern law of contract by a leading authority in the field. Through this fresh approach to the subject students should obtain a firm understanding of the central doctrines and the controversies associated with them.

The Principles of European Contract Law (Part III) and Dutch Law

A Commentary II

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Author: Harriët N. Schelhaas

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041124950

Category: Law

Page: 292

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The Principles of European Contract Law, prepared by the so-called Lando Commission, today constitute the most advanced project on the harmonisation of European private law. As well as providing a set of rules which could facilitate cross-border trade within Europe, the Principles can be seen as a modern lex mercatoria which, for example, could be referred to by arbitrators deciding a case according to internationally accepted principles of law. Furthermore, the Principles provide a framework for EU legislation on contract law and, more importantly, they can be viewed as a first step towards a European Civil Code. They may also prove to be a catalyst for the development of national legislation, judicial decisions and legal doctrine. This new title, which follows the first volume covering Parts I and II of the Principles, includes chapters on plurality of parties, assignment of claims, transfer of contract, set-off, prescription, illegality and conditions. It provides a systematic overview of the Principles in comparison with Dutch law, which will be of interest not only in the Netherlands but also to lawyers in other countries who need to gain a clearer understanding of the Dutch contract law system.

Contract Law

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Author: Neil Andrews

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139504088

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This textbook takes a fresh approach to contract law; as a first edition it reflects the subject in the 21st century more accurately than other texts. Comprehensive and scholarly, it maps the curriculum perfectly but detailed references and further reading sections encourage students to explore the subject further. Understanding is paramount and chapter introductions clearly guide students through the material. The textbook takes an innovative approach to case law: breaking down and discussing individual elements of a case and selecting short key extracts it gives students the tools to read cases independently and with confidence. An examination of the historical and theoretical foundations of the subject and a concluding chapter tracking emerging fields ensure the broadest possible perspective. Discussion of key recent cases such as Durham Tess Valley Airport (2010) and Chartbrook (2009) make this important new text a must for contract law students.

Contract Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019880816X

Category: Contracts

Page: 1048

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A complete guide to contract law in a single volume: author commentary, carefully chosen cases, and extracts from academic materials complement each other to give students all they need for their undergraduate study of the subject.Comprising a unique balance of 40% text to 60% cases and materials, Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines the best features of a textbook with those of a traditional casebook. The author's clear explanations and analysis of the law provide invaluable support to students, while theextracts from cases and materials promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a more detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law.The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: * Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity* Updates on recent developments in the law* Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law* Self-test multiple choice questions and answers

New Features in Contract Law

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Author: Reiner Schulze

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3866537263

Category: Law

Page: 451

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Economic change, globalisation and harmonisation of European Law have brought new challenges to contract law. The contributions in this Volume by prominent legal scholars deal with current trends and perspectives in European and International Contract Law and their impact on the various domestic legal systems. The Compendium provides an analysis of new developments in formation of contract, performance and remedies, consumer contract law and the particularly controversial area of anti-discrimination law. Experts in their field examine the underlying legal principles and problems arising in legal practice in Common Law and Civil Law. The essays written in English, German and French are the product of a series of lectures held in 2006 at the Centre for European Private Law (CEP) at the University of Münster, Germany. The contributing authors are: John Adams, Hugh Beale, Giuditta Cordero-Moss, Barbara Dauner-Lieb, Michele Graziadei, Thomas Gutmann, Geraint Howells, Simon James, Paul Lagarde, Matthias Lehmann, Peter Møgelvang-Hansen, Salvatore Patti, Thomas Pfeiffer, John C. Reitz, Judith Rochfeld, Martin Schmidt-Kessel, Jürgen Schmidt-Räntsch, Alessandro Somma, Stefano Troiano, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Antoni Vaquer Aloy and Fryderyk Zoll.

Contract Law and Economics

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Author: Gerrit de Geest

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781849806640

Category: Law

Page: 496

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This unique and timely book offers an up-to-date, clear and comprehensive review of the economic literature on contract law. The topical chapters written by leading international scholars include: precontractual liability, misrepresentation, duress, gratuitous promises, gifts, standard form contracts, interpretation, contract remedies, penalty clauses, impracticability and foreseeability. Option contracts, warranties, long-term contracts, marriage contracts, franchise contracts, quasi-contracts, behavioral approaches, and civil contract law are also discussed. This excellent resource on contract law and economics will be particularly suited to contract law scholars, law teachers, policy makers, and judges. For experts in and practitioners of contract law this will be a key book to buy.

Contract Law

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Author: Roger Halson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780582086470

Category: Contracts

Page: 538

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LLB courses in universities (Foundation subject) and CPE/Diploma courses (core subject). University of London (External) LLB. ILEX courses (para-legals).Postgraduate LLMs in contract law. This major new textbook on contract law is arranged around a transactional analysis. This brings into clearer focus two important episodes in the life of a contract - the negotiation phase and the modification phase. These two episodes are either neglected or examined in a piecemeal way by traditional doctrinally arranged texts. Throughout the book the transactional approach is informed by contextual, empirical and theoretical writing. It also discusses in depth other parts of the law of obligations (e.g. restitution, tort and estoppel) where they impinge on its subject. Overall, this is an original, challenging, academically oriented but also practically satisfying text for modern contract courses, reflecting modern economic reality.

Good Faith in European Contract Law

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Author: Reinhard Zimmermann,Simon Whittaker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521771900

Category: Law

Page: 720

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For some Western European legal systems the principle of good faith has proved central to the development of their law of contracts, while in others it has been marginalised or even rejected. This book surveys the use or neglect of good faith.

Casebook on Contract Law

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Author: Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198732813

Category:

Page: 832

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Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: - Self-test questions and answers - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Exercises and guidance on reading cases - An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions

Principles of European Contract Law and Italian Law

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Author: Luisa Antoniolli,Anna Veneziano

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041123725

Category: Law

Page: 518

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To provide valuable legal service to persons in today's Europe, practitioners must be conversant in both national and transnational law. At the European level, the Principles of European Contract Law (PECL) are an increasingly important element of contract law, together with national contract law, as contained in Civil Codes and various national statute. Accordingly, Kluwer Law International has initiated a series of volumes, under the direction of prof. Hondius of the University of Utrecht, comparing PECL with the most important European legal systems. This volume on Italian law is the second in the series. Using a straightforward comparative method, the editors¿ analysis not only reveals a significant area of convergence between the PECL and Italian contract law, but also highlights the main differences between the two bodies of rules. The reasons for these differences, both legal and non-legal (such as historical, social, economic), are clearly set forth. The book provides complete texts, with annotations, of the PECL and the corresponding Italian rules. The presentation proceeds as follows: general provisions (scope of application, general duties, terminology)formation of contracts (general provisions, offer and acceptance, liability for negotiations)authority of agents (general provisions, direct and indirect representation)validityinterpretationcontents and effectsperformancenon-performance and remedies in generalparticular remedies for non-performance (right to performance, withholding performance, termination of the contract, price reduction, damages and interest) The editors commentary includes extensive reference to case law and legal doctrine at all essential points. In this way they provide a comprehensive description of the law in action as well as its evolving trends. In addition, incisive essays by two leading experts in the field of comparative law, prof. Rodolfo Sacco and prof. Michael Joachim Bonell, analyse the relationship of the PECL and Italian law and its wider framework in the harmonisation of private law at the European and international levels. The book is a valuable handbook and guide for both foreign and Italian lawyers. For non-Italian lawyers, be they practitioners or academics, it provides a concise but complete and up-to-date outline of current Italian contract law, organized on the basis of a system (PECL) with which many European lawyers are familiar. For Italian lawyers, it offers a clearer insight into a wider European legal contract system whose importance in the evolution of a common European private law is growing rapidly. Principles of European Contract Law Series 2

Contract Law

Themes for the Twenty-First Century

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Author: Roger Brownsword

Publisher: Lexis Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 237

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In a text that originally formed the opening chapter to Butterworths Common Law Series--The Law of Contract, Roger Brownsword explores the key themes of contract law as it enters the twenty-first century. The positive critical response to his in-depth discussion of a number of issues, including the range of classical and modern influences over the current law, has led to this publication of the chapter as a book.

Contract Law

An Index and Digest of Published Writings

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Author: Adam Kramer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847317286

Category: Law

Page: 250

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This is a new type of book. It provides an index of the most useful and important academic and other writings on contract law, whether published in articles or journal chapters, or as books. These writings, with their full citation, are gathered under familiar contract law subject-headings, and the most significant half of them are digested in a summary of a few lines each. The book aims to cover all writings published in the English language about the Common Law of contracts, and includes sections on contract theory and the history of contract law, as well as sections for the more traditional substantive topics (such as the interpretation of contracts, penalty clauses, remoteness of damage and anticipatory breach). This work should prove an invaluable resource for practitioners, academics and students, increasing awareness of important writings, and saving readers time by familiarising them with the work that has already been done in their particular fields.

An International Restatement of Contract Law

The Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts

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Author: Michael Joachim Bonell

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004177167

Category: Law

Page: 691

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The Unidroit Principles of International Contracts, first published in 1994, have met with extraordinary success in the legal and business community worldwide. Prepared by a group of eminent experts from all major legal systems of the world, they provide a comprehensive set of rules for international commercial contracts. Available in more than 20 language versions, they are increasingly being used by national legislatures as a source of inspiration in law reform projects, by lawyers as guidelines in contract negotiations and by arbitrators as a legal basis for the settlement of disputes. In 2004 a new edition of the Unidroit Principles was approved, containing five new chapters and adaptations to take into account electronic contracting. This new edition of An International Restatement of Contract Law is the first comprehensive introduction to the Unidroit Principles 2004. In addition, it provides an extensive survey and analysis of the actual use of the Unidroit Principles in practice with special emphasis on the different ways in which they have been interpreted and applied by the courts and arbitral tribunals in the hundred or so cases reported worldwide. The book also contains the full text of the Preamble and the 180 articles of the Unidroit Principles 2004 in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Russian as well as the 1994 edition in Spanish. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

Contract Law

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Author: Mindy Chen-Wishart

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198806353

Category: Law

Page: 664

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Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, Contract Law takes a unique approach to a complex subject. Chen-Wishart combines academic rigour with an innovative visual approach, presenting the law with diagrams, flowcharts and tables to provide students with a stimulating account of key principles and an engaging analysis of the complexities of contract law. Thought-provoking analytical features, such as the 'Pause for reflection' and 'Counterpoint' boxes encourage active and critical engagement with the topics. Online resources The book is accompanied by a suite of online resources including animated versions of selected diagrams with audio commentary; guidance on answering the questions posed in the book; web links to key cases and legislation; updates; and two additional chapters on incapacity and illegality & public policy. Additionally, lecturers have access to a test bank, and electronic copies of the diagrams from the book.