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Part XI Remedies for Breach of Contract, 47 Avoidance

From: Global Sales and Contract Law

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Pascal Hachem, Christopher Kee

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 November 2020

Subject(s):
Avoidance of contract — Remedies for breach of contract — Anticipatory breach and damages
47.01 The concept of avoidance of contract has in many of its facets given rise to long-standing debates. Although nowadays certain convergences can be ascertained, the traditional starting points often vary considerably and typically follow directly from the approach individual legal systems take to the system of breach of contract and the system of remedies. In this chapter, the basic structures of the remedy of avoidance will be outlined.1 The effects of avoidance and the resulting unwinding of the contract will be dealt with in a subsequent chapter.2 47.02 As...
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