The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law

James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, ‘The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law’ in Simone Degeling, James Edelman and James Goudkamp (eds), Torts in Commercial Law (Sydney, Thomson Reuters, 2011) ch 1 (pp.1–15).

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James J. Edelman

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

James Goudkamp

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Simone Degeling

UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

This articles is a prelude to the presentations that will be delivered at the conference Contract in Commercial Law. It canvasses flashpoints in modern contract law. Themes addresses include the interpretation and rectification, good faith, illegality, the penalties doctrine and remedies.

Keywords: Contract law, commercial law, illegality, good faith, consideration, interpretation, rectification, penalties doctrine, remedies, damages, specific performance

JEL Classification: K12

Suggested Citation

Edelman, James J. and Goudkamp, James and Degeling, Simone, The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law (2011). James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, ‘The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law’ in Simone Degeling, James Edelman and James Goudkamp (eds), Torts in Commercial Law (Sydney, Thomson Reuters, 2011) ch 1 (pp.1–15).. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2752696

James J. Edelman

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

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James Goudkamp (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

St Cross Building
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Oxford, OX1 3UL
United Kingdom

Simone Degeling

UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

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