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

Solène Rowan

Abstract

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 damages and contractually negotiated remedies. It also looks forward by considering how the protection of performance could be strengthened in the future. English law remedies for breach of contract are considered through the comparative study of French law, which offers significant scope for informative contrast. It sheds new light on contractual remedies in both jurisdictions and challenges fundam ... More

Keywords: remedies for breach of contract, performance interest, specific remedies, termination, damages, deterrence, punishment - agreed remedies, comparison, French law, civil code, draft common frame of reference

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199606603
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Solène Rowan, author
Lecturer in Law and Fellow of Queen's College at the University of Cambridge

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PART I THE SPECIFIC ENFORCEMENT AND THE DISCHARGE OF PRIMARY OBLIGATIONS

PART II THE SECONDARY OBLIGATION TO PAY DAMAGES

PART III ENHANCING THE PROTECTION OF THE PERFORMANCE INTEREST