"For four decades, Professor Francis Rose has been at the forefront of commercial and maritime law scholarship as both author and editor. In honour of his outstanding contribution, this collection gathers twenty-two essays from internationally-leading scholars and practitioners, in which they expose and debate important contemporary controversies within their respective fields: general contract law, sales law, carriage of goods by sea, insurance law, agency law, the law of restitution/unjust enrichment, and the conflict of laws"-- Provided by publisher.
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The Empress of Ireland and Mont Blanc Collisions : Then and Now / Nicholas Gaskell Do Actual Carriers Require Special Treatment? / Francis Reynolds Multimodal Carriage of Goods by Sea : Time for an International Convention? / Simon Baughen The Three Ages of Utmost Good Faith / Howard Bennett English Jurisdiction Clauses in Marine Cargo Insurance and Direct Actions against Cargo Liability Insurers / Yvonne Baatz Choice of Law in Determining the Ownership of Ships / Martin Davies Private International Law and the Privy Council / Adrian Briggs Bulk Goods and Title Transfer / Michael Bridge The Duty to Take Delivery of Goods / Andrew Tettenborn The Vanishing Scope of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 in the Twenty-first Century / Louise Gullifer Are there Any General Principles of Commercial Law? / Gerard McMeel Mercantile Usage, Construction of Contracts and the Implication of Terms, 1750-1850 / Charles Mitchell 'The Obscure, the Implied and the Illegal' : English and French Approaches to the Interpretation of Written Contracts, Implication of Terms and Contracts Affected by Illegality / Richard Aikens The Interpretation of Written Contracts / James Edelman The Boilerplate and the Bespoke : Should Differences in the Quality of Consent Influence the Construction and Application of Commercial Contracts? / David Foxton Illegality : Pleading, Proof, and Presumptions / William Swadling Negotiating Damages / Andrew Burrows The Myth of Common Law Tracing / Sarah Worthington Contextual and Conceptual Foundations of Private Law Claims Involving Cryptocurrencies / Stephen Watterson Silence and Solidarity? : The Duties of Individual Directors Minded to Speak Out about their Board's Decision-making and Governance / Peter Watts