Recession, changed circumstances, and renegotiations: the inadequacy of principle in English law

Adam Shaw-Mellors, Jill Poole

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Abstract

This article analyses and critiques English law’s response to the enforceability of renegotiations of terms of existing contracts in the light of dramatic changes in circumstances, such as an economic recession. The article exposes English law’s difficulties and inadequacies in developing clear principles governing renegotiations, and suggests possible solutions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-121
JournalJournal of Business Law
Volume2018
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018

Bibliographical note

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Law following peer review. The definitive published version is available online on Westlaw UK or from Thomson Reuters DocDel service.

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