Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance by Solene RowanRemedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance by Solene Rowan

Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

bySolene Rowan

Hardcover | February 26, 2012

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A thought-provoking analysis of remedies for breach of contract, this book examines the commitment of English law to the protection of contractual performance. It considers specific remedies, termination, compensatory damages, gain-based monetary awards, punitive damages, and contractuallynegotiated remedies. It also looks forward by considering how the protection of performance could be strengthened in the future.The book approaches English law remedies for breach of contract through the comparative study of French law, which offers significant scope for informative contrast. It sheds new light on contractual remedies in both jurisdictions and challenges fundamental aspects of English law in this area. With coverage of lively academic debates and recent developments in the case law on both sides of the Channel, the book discusses topical issues. There is also commentary on aspects of two recent far-reaching reform projects relating to the French Civil code and of the Draft Common Frame ofReference.Indispensable reading for private lawyers from common and civil law backgrounds with an interest in remedies for breach of contract, whether comparatists or not, the book should prove to be an invaluable resource for students, academics and practitioners on the current state and future reform of thelaw in this area.

About The Author

Dr Solene Rowan is a Fellow and College Lecturer in Law at Queens' College, University of Cambridge. She has previously been a visiting lecturer at the universities of Oxford, Paris II (Pantheon-Assas) and Osaka Gakuin. She studied law at King's College, London, Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and the University of Cambridge, and is a non-...

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Title:Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of PerformanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:290 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:February 26, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199606609

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Specific Enforcement and the Discharge of Primary Obligations1. Compulsion2. Termination for Breach of ContractPart II: The Secondary Obligation to Pay Damages3. CompensationPart III: Enhancing the Protection of the Performance Interest4. Punishment and Deterrence5. Agreed Remedies