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Unexpected circumstances in European contract law

Author: E H Hondius; Hans Christoph Grigoleit
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Common core of European private law.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The recent financial crisis has questioned whether existing contracts may be adapted, terminated or renegotiated as a result of unexpected circumstances. The question is not a new one. In medieval times the notion of clausula rebus sic stantibus was developed to cope with such situations, and Germany introduced the theory of Wegfall der Geschaftsgrundlage. In England, the Coronation cases provided one possible  Read more...
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Unexpected circumstances in European contract law.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010047276
(OCoLC)671709891
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E H Hondius; Hans Christoph Grigoleit
ISBN: 9781139041041 1139041045 9781139042581 1139042580 9780511763335 0511763336
OCLC Number: 712023985
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 692 pages).
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction and context --
pt. 2. Overview --
pt. 3. The case studies --
pt. 4. General comparative remarks.
Series Title: Common core of European private law.
Responsibility: edited by Ewoud Hondius and Hans Christoph Grigoleit.
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A comparative exploration of whether unexpected circumstances can 'open up' contracts.  Read more...

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