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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Edited by: Simon Mortimore
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Contracts in the Real World: Stories of Popular Contracts and Why They Matter


ISBN13: 9781107141490
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £74.99
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781316506585



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Contracts, the foundation of economic activity, are both vital and misunderstood. Contracts in the Real World, 2nd edition corrects common misunderstandings through a series of engaging stories involving such notable individuals as Martin Luther King, Maya Angelou, Lady Gaga, and Donald Trump.

Capturing the essentials of this subject, the book explores recurring issues in contracting and shows how age-old precedents and wisdom still apply today and how contract law's inherent dynamism cautions against exuberant reforms. The accessible yet rigorous approach will appeal to the general reader and specialists alike, and to both teachers and students of contracts.

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Getting in: contract formation
2. Facing limits: unenforceable bargains
3. Getting out: excuses and termination
4. Paying up: remedies
5. Rewinding: restitution and unjust enrichment
6. Writing it down: interpretation, parol, frauds
7. Performing: duties, modification, good faith
8. Hedging: conditions
9. Considering others: third parties and society
Appendix A: offering and accepting
Appendix B: buying and selling goods
Table of cases.