|From:||Simone Degeling <email@example.com>|
|Date:||09/12/2015 00:36:31 UTC|
|Subject:||Contracts in Commercial Law - 18-19 December 2015|
Dear Colleagues (apologies for duplicate posting)
It is not too late to register for the Contracts in Commercial Law conference http://www.contracts.law.unsw.edu.au/ being hosted by UNSW Law on 18-19 December 2015. We are looking forward to what promises to be a two day feast of debate and discussion on vital issues in contract scholarship including the penalties doctrine, illegality, good faith, estoppel, implied terms and a host of other cutting edge issues.
From the judiciary:
The Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC (High Court of Australia), Consideration in contract - some historical and comparative perspectives
The Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO (Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia), Characterisation of contractual terms and commercial relationships
The Hon Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC (Chief Justice, Supreme Court of NSW), General law principles impacting on contractual rights
The Hon Justice Andrew Phang and Goh Yihan (Supreme Court of Singapore/SMU), Encounters with history, theory and doctrine – some reflections on discharge by breach of contract
The Rt Hon the Lord Hope KT PC, Specific implement and specific performance - are they really much the same?
From the academy and profession
Dr Andrew Bell SC (11 Wentworth Chambers), Excluding exclusion clauses: judicial and statutory techniques, freedom of contract and public policy
Prof Andrew Burrows QC (Hon) FBA DCL (University of Oxford), Illegality as a defence in contract
Prof Mindy Chen-Wishart (University of Oxford), Why bother with the consideration doctrine?
Prof Hugh Collins FBA (University of Oxford), Is a relational contract a a legal concept?
Prof Joshua Getzler (University of Oxford), Contract formation and different conceptions of evidence
Prof Ben McFarlane (UCL), Equitable estoppel as a cause of action: neither one thing nor one other
Prof David McLauchlan (Victoria University of Wellington), The many versions of rectification for common mistake
Prof Elisabeth Peden (University of Sydney), Evidence of “genuineness”? Available evidence on the question of penalties
Prof David Percy (University of Alberta), The emergence of good faith as a principle of contract performance
Prof Andrew Robertson (University of Melbourne), The foundations of implied terms: logic, efficacy and purpose
Prof Robert Stevens (University of Oxford), In praise and defence of the traditional rules for the interpretation of contracts
Prof Andrew Tettenborn (Swansea University), Of debts, damages and errant trustees
A/Prof Tham Chee Ho (SMU), The mechanics of equitable assignments: one engine or two?
Dr Carmine Conte (University of Cambridge), Reconceptualising part payment forfeiture clauses
Mr Andrew Dyson (LSE), Contractual estoppel and the scope of party autonomy
Ms Jodi Gardner (University of Oxford), Justifying limitations on credit contracts: ensuring a social minimum for vulnerable borrowers
Mr Nicholas Tiverios (UCL), Doctrinal approaches to the law of penalties
Dr Fred Wilmot-Smith (University of Oxford), Term limits
Dr David Winterton (UNSW Law), Twenty five years on: re-examining Commonwealth v Amann Aviation Pty Ltd and the problem of pre-contractual expenditure
The Hon Justice Margaret Beazley AO, President, New South Wales Court of Appeal
The Hon Justice Jacqueline Gleeson, Federal Court of Australia
The Hon Justice Mark Leeming, New South Wales Court of Appeal
Prof Barbara McDonald, University of Sydney
Prof Gerard McMeel, University of Manchester
Professor The Hon William Gummow AC, Non Permanent Judge, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal
Malcolm Stephens, Allens
For further information including registration details please go to: http://www.contracts.law.unsw.edu.au/.
With best wishes
Professor Simone Degeling
Co Director Private Law Policy and Research Group
Director of Research, UNSW Law
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052 AUSTRALIA
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