The English Rule with Payments Upfront

7 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2009

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Nuno Garoupa

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: March, 13 2009

Abstract

This paper extends the economic model of litigation under the English rule for allocation of costs by considering payments upfront. Implications are derived for current legal reforms in Portugal.

Keywords: litigation, loser-pays rules, payments upfront

JEL Classification: K1

Suggested Citation

Garoupa, Nuno, The English Rule with Payments Upfront (March, 13 2009). U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1359318 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1359318

Nuno Garoupa (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

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