European Contract Law: Volume 1: Formation, Validity, and Content of Contract; Contract and Third…

Hardcover | March 1, 1998

byHein Kotz, Axel FlessnerTranslated byTony Weir

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This first volume of two on European Contract Law was originally published in German to considerable acclaim. This English edition has been translated by the well regarded translator, Tony Weir. The book is wide in scope - examining the contract rules of several different Europeanjurisdictions, including the most imporatnt civilian systems and English common law, and attempting to articulate general principles which are common to all of them. This first volume analyses the general principles of the law on formation and validity of contracts and on agency, third partybeneficiaries and assignment while the second will examine contractual remedies. This volume will be invaluable to scholars and practitioners in Europe and beyond.

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This first volume of two on European Contract Law was originally published in German to considerable acclaim. This English edition has been translated by the well regarded translator, Tony Weir. The book is wide in scope - examining the contract rules of several different Europeanjurisdictions, including the most imporatnt civilian sys...

Hein Kotz is Director of the Max-Planck Institute of International and Comparative Law in Hamburg and a Professor at the University of Hamburg. He is sometime Goodhart Professor of Law at Cambridge University and occasional professor at many Universities, including Chicago and Tel Aviv. Tony Weir is a Fellow of Trinity College and Rea...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:308 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.83 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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AbbreviationsTable of CasesPart A. Formation, Validity, and Content of Contracts1. Contract Law in Theory and Practice2. Negotiation and Formation of Contracts3. The Definiteness of the Contract4. Tests of Earnestness5. Formalities6. Capacity7. Interpretation of Contracts8. The Limits of Contractual Freedom9. Illegality and Immorality10. Mistake11. Deceit and DuressPart B. Contract and Third Parties12. Agency and Representation13. Contracts for the Benefit of Thrid Parties14. AssignmentIndex

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"This is an academic book about practical contractual issues throughout Europe. It is thought-provoking...Those with an interest in contract law from a theoretical perspective will find this a most absorbing book."