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Contract Formation and Parties

Edited by: Andrew Burrows, Edward Peel

ISBN13: 9780199583706
Published: August 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £195.00

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This book contains papers written for the eighth Norton Rose Law Colloquium, held in Oxford in September 2009. The theme of the eighth colloquium and of this volume is Contract Formation and Parties, vital to Practitioners and of key interest to academics.

The book begins with an introduction by the editors which draws out the central features of the discussions at the colloquium and includes a foreward by Lord Justice Longmore. It is then structured around two primary themes of the colloquium and includes contributions from eminent academics as well as practitioner perspective.

Contract Law
Lord Justice Longmore: Foreword
Andrew Burrows and Edwin Peel: Introduction
Michael Furmston: Letters of Intent
Edwin Peel: The Status of Agreements to Negotiate in Good Faith
Donal Nolan: Offer and Acceptance in the Electronic Age
Mindy Chen-Wishart: A Bird in the Hand: Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
Ben McFarlane: Contract Formation: Promissory Estoppel
John Cartwright: Liability in Tort for Pre-Contractual Non-Disclosure
James Edelman: Liability in Unjust Enrichment where a contract fails to materialise
Andrew Tettenborn: Problems in Assignment Law
Thomas Krebs: Why there is no magic in agency
Hugh Beale: A Review of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999;

Series: Oxford-Norton Rose Law Colloquium

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Published July 2007
Oxford University Press
Commercial Remedies: Current Issues and Problems ISBN 9780199264650
Published January 2004
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Cross-Border Security and Insolvency ISBN 9780198299219
Published March 2001
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Environmental Regulation and Economic Growth: The Oxford Law Colloquium ISBN 9780198259107
Published July 1996
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The Future for the Global Securities Market - Legal and Regulatory Aspects ISBN 9780198262190
Published March 1996
Oxford University Press
Commercial Aspects of Trusts and Fiduciary Obligations ISBN 9780198257653
Published December 1993
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