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Termination for Breach of Contract

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The chapter examines the law of termination for breach of contract in England and France. It shows that the differences between the two jurisdictions are extensive. Whereas English law confers a ... More


Compulsion

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the specific remedies available in England and France. It shows that, in stark contrast with the position in France where specific remedies are unequivocally the rule, the ... More


Compensation

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The focus of this chapter is on the exploration of some central aspects of the law of damages which shed light on the degree to which the performance interest is protected in English law. The ... More


Deterrence and Punishment

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on a debate that has recently been ignited in England as to whether there may be a role for punitive damages for breach of contract. Should there be a desire to increase the ... More


Introduction

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The Introduction defines the term ‘performance’ and sets outs the three objectives of the monograph, namely to assess the extent to which the performance interest is protected in England, to explain ... More


Testamentary Formalities in France and Belgium

Walter Pintens

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Both French and Belgian law belong to the Romanist tradition. They are interrelated, with French law being regarded as the original mother law from which the law of its daughter, Belgium, has been ... More


Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Solène Rowan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The book examines the commitment of English law to the protection of contractual performance. It considers specific remedies, termination, compensatory damages, gain-based monetary awards, punitive ... More


Conclusion

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter concludes with discussion of the three main objectives of the monograph, as identified in the Introduction. They were to assess the extent to which the performance interest is protected ... More


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