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Contract Enforcement, Second Edition

By Edward Yorio, Steve Thel
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Use the power of the courts to your advantage to grant equitable, non-monetary relief in contract enforcement when you follow the incomparable guidance of Yorio and Thel. With current, detailed information for today's practitioner, Contract Enforcement, Second Edition covers every aspect of the availability and inherent limitations of equitable remedies in such contract areas as:
  • Real estate
  • Sale of goods
  • Intangible personality
  • Construction contracts
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Wills and other property agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • International trade

You will find in-depth analysis of the policies that underlie contract remedies, as well as clear explanations of the practical consequences of those policies in contract litigation. The effect on availability of equitable relief of such factors as:

  • Right to a jury trial
  • Legal limits on contract damages
  • Disgorgement of profits
  • And agreed remedies are also examined

Throughout the book, you'll find concise analysis of all significant specific performance cases, legislation, and commentary.

Last Updated 03/01/2018
Update Frequency Updated annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454801146
SKU 10046416-7777
Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. OVERVIEW OF CONTRACT REMEDIES

  • § 1.1 Introduction
  • § 1.2 Remedies for Breach of Contract
  • § 1.3 Equitable Discretion
  • § 1.4 Explanations for the Exceptional Nature of Specific Relief
  • § 1.5 Summary

CHAPTER 2. THE ADEQUACY TEST

  • § 2.1 Introduction
  • § 2.2 Historical Origins
  • § 2.3 Modern Defense
  • § 2.4 Factors Affecting Adequacy of Damages
  • § 2.5 Comparative Approach to the Adequacy Test

CHAPTER 3. PRACTICAL LIMITATIONS

  • § 3.1 Introduction
  • § 3.2 The Reasons for Practical Limitations
  • § 3.3 Difficulty of Enforcement or Supervision
  • § 3.4 Indefiniteness
  • § 3.5 The Example of Shopping Center Leases

CHAPTER 4. EQUITABLE DEFENSES — AN OVERVIEW

  • § 4.1 Introduction
  • § 4.2 A Case Study
  • § 4.3 Sequels to an Equitable Defense
  • § 4.4 Criticism of Equitable Defenses
  • § 4.5 The Case for Equitable Defenses
  • § 4.6 Summary

CHAPTER 5. EQUITABLE DEFENSES — IN PARTICULAR

  • § 5.1 Introduction
  • § 5.2 Mistake
  • § 5.3 Misrepresentation
  • § 5.4 Unfairness, Hardship, and Inadequacy of Consideration
  • § 5.5 Impossibility
  • § 5.6 Public Interest
  • § 5.7 Laches
  • § 5.8 Mutuality of Remedy
  • § 5.9 Equitable Maxims

CHAPTER 6. MUTUALITY OF REMEDY

  • § 6.1 Introduction
  • § 6.2 Affirmative Mutuality
  • § 6.3 Negative Mutuality
  • § 6.4 Nonperformance or Breach by the Plaintiff

CHAPTER 7. INSOLVENCY

  • § 7.1 Introduction
  • § 7.2 Pre-merger Cases
  • § 7.3 Post-merger Procedures
  • § 7.4 Insolvency in Modern Law
  • § 7.5 Bankruptcy Code

CHAPTER 8. LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES

  • § 8.1 Introduction
  • § 8.2 Mitigation of Damages
  • § 8.3 Foreseeability
  • § 8.4 Certainty of Damages

CHAPTER 9. MONETARY ADJUSTMENTS

  • § 9.1 Introduction
  • § 9.2 Obstacles to Recovering Ancillary Damages
  • § 9.3 Partial Breach (Other Than Delay)
  • § 9.4 Delay in Performance
  • § 9.5 Equitable Accounting
  • § 9.6 Damages for Delay

CHAPTER 10. REAL ESTATE

  • § 10.1 Introduction
  • § 10.2 Seller in Breach
  • § 10.3 Buyer in Breach

CHAPTER 11. THE SALE OF GOODS

  • § 11.1 Introduction
  • § 11.2 Specific Performance
  • § 11.3 Replevin
  • § 11.4 Seller’s Remedies
  • § 11.5 Revised U.C.C. § 2-716

CHAPTER 12. INTANGIBLE PERSONALTY

  • § 12.1 Introduction
  • § 12.2 Corporate Stock and Other Securities
  • § 12.3 Other Intangibles

CHAPTER 13. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

  • § 13.1 Introduction
  • § 13.2 Arguments Against Specific Performance
  • § 13.3 Scenarios Favoring Specific Performance
  • § 13.4 Marginal Cases
  • § 13.5 Breach by the Recipient of Construction Work

CHAPTER 14. EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

  • § 14.1 Introduction
  • § 14.2 Specific Performance
  • § 14.3 Negative Injunctions
  • § 14.4 Employer in Breach

CHAPTER 15. OTHER SERVICE CONTRACTS

  • § 15.1 Introduction
  • § 15.2 General Principles
  • § 15.3 Ministerial Acts
  • § 15.4 Services Ancillary to Property Transfer
  • § 15.5 Advertising Contracts
  • § 15.6 Heat, Electricity, and Building Services
  • § 15.7 Transportation
  • § 15.8 Other Services

CHAPTER 16. COVENANTS NOT TO COMPETE AND EXCLUSIVE DEALING CONTRACTS

  • § 16.1 Introduction
  • § 16.2 Covenants Not to Compete
  • § 16.3 Exclusive Dealing Contracts

CHAPTER 17. CONTRACTS TO PAY MONEY

  • § 17.1 Introduction
  • § 17.2 Loans
  • § 17.3 Annuities
  • § 17.4 Insurance and Similar Contracts

CHAPTER 18.WILLS AND OTHER PROPERTY SETTLEMENTS

  • § 18.1 Introduction
  • § 18.2 Promises to Bequeath or Devise Property
  • § 18.3 Other Property Settlements

CHAPTER 19. CONTRACTUAL PROVISIONS FOR SPECIFIC RELIEF

  • § 19.1 Introduction
  • § 19.2 Provisions for Specific Relief are Not Binding
  • § 19.3 Provision for Specific Relief May Affect Outcome
  • § 19.4 Arbitration

CHAPTER 20. CONTRACTUAL RESTRICTIONS ON SPECIFIC RELIEF

  • § 20.1 Introduction
  • § 20.2 Methods of Restricting Specific Relief
  • § 20.3 Alternative Performance and Penalty Clauses
  • § 20.4 Liquidated Damages Clauses

CHAPTER 21. THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL

  • § 21.1 Introduction
  • § 21.2 Traditional Views
  • § 21.3 Modern Views

CHAPTER 22. CHOICE OF REMEDY IN FEDERAL DIVERSITY CASES

  • § 22.1 Introduction
  • § 22.2 Supreme Court Cases
  • § 22.3 Breach of Contract in Diversity Cases
  • § 22.4 Proposed Guidelines

CHAPTER 23. THE CASE AGAINST SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE

  • § 23.1 Introduction
  • § 23.2 The Non-economic Case for Money Damages
  • § 23.3 The Economic Case for Money Damages
  • § 23.4 Summary

CHAPTER 24. SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE IN CIVIL LAW SYSTEMS

  • § 24.1 Introduction
  • § 24.2 German Law
  • § 24.3 French Law
  • § 24.4 Comparison Between the Civil Law and Common Law

Table of Cases

Table of Provisions from Restatement (Second) of Contracts

Table of Uniform Commercial Code Provisions

Table of Revised Uniform Commercial Code Provisions

Index

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