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International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Contracts Looseleaf


ISBN13: 9789065449412
Latest Release: November 23, 2016
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Looseleaf, 8 Volumes
Price: £1149.00
Subscription Type: Pay-as-you-go



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Contracts seal the fate of international transactions. Whether they stand on firm legal ground may hinge upon a minute detail. The Contracts subset of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws sheds light on "the fine print" in the world of contracts, helping ensure the viability (or probe the non-viability) of these detail-oriented instruments.

Contracts encompass the national monographs of a wide variety of countries, written by experts from those countries. Each national monograph is divided into two parts: the first addresses the general principles at issue, and the second covers the specific types of contracts. The work also addresses international aspects of contract law.

The succinct yet scholarly quality of this resource and the practicality of the information provided make it a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals. The updated supplements ensure a library that its resources will remain current on changes to legislation and policy in jurisdictions worldwide.

Updating supplements to this loose-leaf are charged separately on publication.

Subjects:
Contract Law, Looseleaf Work
Contents:
Introduction to the law of contracts - definition of contract, historical background of the law of contracts, classification of contracts, contract and torts, contract and quasi-contract, contract and trust, contract and the law of property, good faith and fair dealing, style of drafting, sources of the law of contracts.
Part 1 General principles of the law of contract: formation - agreement and quid pro quo (reciprocity), formal and evidential requirements, liability and negotiations; conditions of substantive validity - capacity of the parties, defects of consent, other conditions of validity, the consequences of a defect of consent or of a lack of substantive validity; the contents of a contract - the different clauses, interpretation, conditional contracts; privity of contract - the rule of privity of contract, transfer of contractual rights, the special case of a ""sub-contract"", e.g. the contract with a sub-contractor, actio pauliana; the termination of the contract - performance and breach, impossibility, frustration and hardship - ""the unforeseen"", discharge by agreement; remedies.
Part 2 Specific contracts: agency; bailment; gaming and wagering; sale of goods; building contracts; lease, commercial and agricultural leases; compromise; suretyship; pledge; contracts with the government and other public administrations; quasi-contracts.

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