If Equitable Contribution is Dead, Can Contractual Contribution Replace it?

The Abstract, Spring 2008

3 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2011

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2008

Abstract

This article discusses surprising outcomes in dealing with equitable contribution and equitable subrogation and that since the rules may eliminate the rights of parties to equitable contribution or subrogation, counsel must create intraguarantor agreements that contain appropriate contractual contribution rights to replace them.

Keywords: Right to Contribution, Contribution, Equitable Contribution, Guarantee, Guarantor, Secondary liability

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, If Equitable Contribution is Dead, Can Contractual Contribution Replace it? (March 1, 2008). The Abstract, Spring 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1789834

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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