Cases, Materials and Text on Contract Law

Ius Commune Casebooks for the Common Law of Europe (Second Edition)

By Hugh Beale, Denis Tallon, Stefan Vogenauer, Jacobien Rutgers, Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson

This is the second edition of the widely acclaimed and successful casebook on contract law developed to be used throughout Europe and aimed at those who teach, learn, or practice law with a comparative or European perspective. The book contains leading cases, legislation, and other materials from the legal traditions within Europe, with a focus on English, French, and German law as the main representatives of those traditions. The book contains the basic texts and contrasting cases, as well as extracts from the various international restatements: Vienna Sales Convention, UNIDROIT, Principles of European Contract Law, etc. Materials are chosen and ordered so as to foster comparative study, and are complemented with annotations and comparative overviews prepared by a multinational team. The principal subjects covered include: formation, validity, interpretation and contents, supervening events, remedies, third parties, the tort/contract divide, causation, remedies, fault and unlawfulness, liability for others, liability not based on fault, and defenses.

1442 pages

Publication Date: 11/2/2010
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781841136042