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Hugh Beale, Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson, Jacobien Rutgers, Denis Tallon and Stefan Vogenauer, Cases, Materials and Text on Contract Law (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2010) lxxxiv + 1442 pp. (ISBN 1841136042/9781841136042)

Cover Note

This is the second edition of the widely acclaimed and successful casebook on Contract Law in the Ius Commune Series, developed to be used throughout Europe and aimed at those who teach, learn or practise 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 (the Vienna Sales Convention, the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Principles of European Contract Law, the Draft Common Frame of Reference and so on). Materials are chosen and ordered so as to foster comparative study, and complemented with annotations and comparative overviews prepared by a multinational team. The whole Casebook is in English.

The principal subjects covered in this book include: formation; fraud, abuse and immorality; interpretation and supplementation; remedies for non-performance; supervening events; third party consequences.

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