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Assignment

Jack Beatson, Andrew Burrows and John Cartwright.

in Anson's Law of Contract

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 10534 words.

This Chapter considers assignment, that is to say, the transfer of B’s contractual rights against A to C by means of an agreement between B (the assignor) and C (the assignee) irrespective...

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Bargaining and agreeing

TT Arvind.

in Contract Law

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 20039 words.

This chapter focuses on agreement between parties as a requirement in the formation of a contract. Agreement is said to be reached when one party (the ‘offeror’) makes an offer to another...

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Boilerplate Clauses

Ewan McKendrick.

in Contract Law

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 8713 words.

This chapter examines some standard clauses found in commercial contracts today (often known as ‘boilerplate clauses’). The focus is on commercial contracts and terms that will, in all...

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Breach of contract

Jill Poole.

in Casebook on Contract Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 35429 words.

The Casebook series provides a comprehensive selection of case law that addresses all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. The performance obligations of the parties...

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Breach of contract

Jill Poole.

in Textbook on Contract Law

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 25367 words.

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. There are four ways to discharge a contract: by performance,...

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Breach of contract

TT Arvind.

in Contract Law

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 20170 words.

This chapter examines how English law defines breach of contract and what the immediate effect of breach is on the validity of the contract, along with the obligations of the parties under...

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Breach of Contract and Termination

Ewan McKendrick.

in Contract Law

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 38959 words.

This chapter begins with a definition of ‘breach of contract’ and then outlines the circumstances in which a breach of contract gives to the innocent party a right to terminate further...

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Breach of contract and termination

Mindy Chen-Wishart.

in Contract Law

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 11286 words.

This chapter examines breach of contract and the remedy of termination. It addresses the following questions: (1) What is breach of contract and when does it occur? (2) What sorts of breach...

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Breach Remedies, Performance Excuses, and Investment Incentives

Urs Schweizer.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2012; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law. 6847 words.

The present article investigates investment decisions generated by legal regimes that combine different breach remedies and performance excuses from contract law in a setting where...

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Capacity

Paul S Davies.

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 4954 words.

This chapter discusses the issue of capacity. Some persons lack the capacity to contract, most notably because they are too young or lack the mental capacity to contract. While there is a...

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