Contract Law: A Comparative Introduction

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Reflecting the most recent changes in the law, the third edition of this popular textbook provides a fully updated, comparative introduction to the law of contract. Accessible and clear, it is perfectly pitched for international students and courses with a global outlook. Jan Smits’ unique approach treats contract law as a discipline that can be studied on the basis of common principles and methods without being tied to a particular jurisdiction or legal culture. Notable updates include the consequences of Brexit, the implementation of new European directives 1999/770 and 2019/771 as well as coverage of the effect of COVID-19 on contracts.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages288
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 80037 311 2
ISBN (Print)9781800373129
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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