Expectation and reliance:one principle or two?

Campbell, David (2015) Expectation and reliance:one principle or two? Journal of Contract Law, 32 (3). pp. 231-243. ISSN 1030-7230

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Elementary mathematics are used in this paper to clarify the ‘losing contract problem’ which continues to confuse courts addressing the quantification of damages for breach of contract. The distinction between gross receipts and net profits is analysed in a way which allows the coherent identification of the claimant’s expectation in all contracts, be they profitable, break-even or losing contracts.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Contract Law
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Law School
ID Code: 75600
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 14 Sep 2015 09:12
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2020 02:40
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/75600

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