This book is a collection of original, thought-provoking essays on critical issues in contract, commercial and corporate law. It is dedicated to the memory of the late Professor Jill Poole, who inspired so many and made such important contributions to these fields of law. The essays are written by leading practitioners and academics in the field, building on Jill's work. As such this collection will be of interest and importance to professionals, academics and students in these fields of law. The Professor Jill Poole Educational Fund has been established in memory of Jill. It will be used to support undergraduate students in obtaining 'excellence scholarships' at Aston Law School and to reward 'excellence' at the annual law graduation ceremony. All contributions are welcome, and the royalties from this collection of essays have been donated to it.
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chapter 1 KEEPING COMMERCIAL LAW UP TO DATE / Lord Thomas chapter 2 EXAMINING ENGLISH CONTRACT LAW IN THE LIGHT OF BREXIT - AN END TO THE EUROPEAN DREAM? chapter 3 FROM THE 2004 COMMUNICATION ON EUROPEAN CONTRACT TO THE 2015 DRAFT DIRECTIVE ON THE SUPPLY OF DIGITAL CONTENT: HARMONISATION, UNIFICATION OR TRANSFORMATION OF EU PRIVATE LAW? chapter 4 HARMONIZATION AND CONTRACT IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD chapter 5 INTEGRATING REMEDIES FOR MISREPRESENTATION: CO-ORDINATING A COHERENT AND PRINCIPLED FRAMEWORK chapter 6 THE CONTRACT FORMATION UNDER THE CAVEAT EMPTOR RULE: ASSESSING ITS UTILITY chapter 7 David Capper 7.1 Introduction chapter 8 ESTOPPEL AND PROMISES: THE IMPORTANCE OF COHERENCE, RATIONALISATION, AND ADHERING TO BASIC PRINCIPLES chapter 9 PRIVITY OF CONTRACT: STATUTORY DEVELOPMENTS chapter 10 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ILLEGAL CONTRACTS / Michael Furmston chapter 11 RESTRAINT OF TRADE DOCTRINE: A TRADITIONAL TOOL FIT FOR THE MODERN ECONOMY? chapter 12 THE INTRACTABLE PROBLEMS OF ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY IN THE LAW OF CONTRACT - A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE chapter 13 DIRECTOR FINANCIAL LIABILITY STANDARDS: OPPORTUNISM AND DETERRENCE.