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Title Comparative contract law : British and American perspectives / edited by Larry A. DiMatteo and Martin Hogg.
Imprint Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Contracts -- Great Britain.
Contracts -- United States.
Alt Name DiMatteo, Larry A.,
Hogg, Martin,
Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 469 pages)
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A collection of essays by leading British and American contract and commercial law scholars, comparing fundamental aspects of US and British contract law and assessing their commonalities and divergences.
Contents Introduction : British and American perspectives / Larry A DiMatteo and Martin Hogg -- Part I. Contract theory and structure: Saying what we mean : fundamental structural language in contract law / Martin Hogg -- The death of consent? / Peter A Alces -- Part II. Contract formation: The nature and timing of contract formatin / Shawn J Bayern -- Contract formation between distant parties : the Scottish experience / Hector L MacQueen -- Defects of consent in English law : protecting the bargain? / Severine Saintier -- Quality of consent and distributive fairness : a comparative perspective / Jeffrey L Harrison -- Part III. Policing of contracts: Inequality of bargaining power and 'cure' by information requirement / Elizabeth Macdonald -- Reassessing assent-based critiques of adhesion contracts / Daniel D Barnhizer -- Good faith in the performance of a contract in English law / Ewan McKendrick -- History and theory of good faith performance in the United States / Steven J Burton -- Part IV. Contractual interpretation: Interpreting commercial contracts : the policing role of context in English law / Catherine Mitchell -- Contractual interpretation in the commercial context / Blake D Morant -- Can judges use business common sense in interpreting contracts? / The Rt Hon Lord Hodge -- Part V. Damages: Market damages and the invisible hand / David Campbell -- The right to perform after repuditation and recover the contract price in Anglo-American law / Mark P Gergen -- Part VI. Specialty contracts: Three sales laws and the common law of contracts / Qi Zhou and Larry A DiMatteo -- Defining agency and its scope(I) / Laura Macgregor -- Defining agency and its scope(II) / Deborah A DeMott -- Part VII. Legal reform: Standard terms in consumer contracts : the challenges of law reform in English law / Christian Twigg-Flesner -- At the limits of adjudication : standard terms in consumer contracts / Aditi Bagchi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191795480 (ebook)
0191795488 (ebook)
0198728735 (hardcover)
9780198728733 (hardcover)
OCLC # 936069108
Additional Format Print version: Comparative contract law. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016 0198728735 (DLC) 2015956488 (OCoLC)920844310