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European contract law

Author: Hein Kötz; Gilbert Mertens; Tony Weir
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This new edition of European Contract Law examines the contract rules of several different European jurisdictions, including the most important civilian systems and English common law, while attempting to articulate general principles which are common in all of them. While the first edition was limited to a comparative analysis of the rules on formation and validity of contracts, agency, third party beneficiaries,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hein Kötz; Gilbert Mertens; Tony Weir
ISBN: 9780198800040 0198800045
OCLC Number: 1013506866
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xxviii, 360 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Development of European Contract Law --
Negotiation and formation of contracts --
The definiteness of the contract --
Tests of earnestness --
Formalities --
Interpretation of contracts --
Unfair, illegal, and immoral contracts --
The control of unfair contract terms --
Mistake --
Deceit and duress --
Rights of witdrawal --
Claims for performance --
Termination of contracts --
Damages --
The effect of unexpected circumstances --
Agency and representation --
Contracts for the benefit of third parties --
Assignment.
Other Titles: Europäisches Vertragsrecht.
Responsibility: by Hein Kötz, M.C.L. (Mich.), F.B.A., Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Hamburg, Emeritus Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law ; translated from the German by Gill Mertens and Tony Weir.

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This edition includes many updates and revisions to the first edition, especially in light of the changes to the French Code Civil. Furthermore, the book comprises a wealth of translated extracts of  Read more...

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The book comprises a wealth of translated extracts of legislation, cases, and academic literature, comprehensively covering all aspects of contract law. * The European Legal Forum *

 
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