Economic Duress in UK Law

  • Whither Economic Duress? Reflections on Two Recent Cases
    • Núm. 53-1, Enero 1990
    • The Modern Law Review
  • Understanding Intimidation
    • Núm. 77-1, Enero 2014
    • The Modern Law Review
    This article examines the gist, vitality and practical utility of the tort of intimidation and identifies what count as unlawful threats and as actionable harm. While two versions of the tort have ...
    ...... under the law of contract via the doctrines of anticipatory breach, duress and economic duress. The article concludes with two radical suggestions. ......
  • Contract, Consideration and the Critical Path
    • Núm. 53-4, Julio 1990
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... although the case does not itself involve any element of duress, by relaxing the consideration requirement, it shifts the burden of regulating price re-negotiation on tlo the doctrine of economic duress.’ In Williams v Roffey , the defendants were main ......
  • Dures, Family Law and the Coherent Legal System
    • Núm. 57-6, Noviembre 1994
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... November 1994) Duress, Family Law and the Coherent Legal System exercise the right ... Atiyah, ‘Economic Duress and the “Overborne Will”’ (1982) 98 LQR 197, at ......
  • NOTES OF CASES
    • Núm. 45-5, Septiembre 1982
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... NOTES OF CASES ECONOMIC DURESS THE immediate effect of the decision of the ......
  • Subject Index
    • Núm. 42-1, Enero 1979
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... effect of Standard form contracts construction Voidable economic duress, for OUR LAW, TORT 270 390 266 169 452 409 533 8 580 ......
  • Social Concertation in Times of Austerity, by Alexandre Afonso. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2013, 258 pp., ISBN: 978 9 08964 3957, $43.95, paperback.
    • Núm. 52-3, Septiembre 2014
    • British Journal of Industrial Relations
    ...... of concertation in Western Europe in spite of a hostile political-economic environment. The study focuses on two ‘destabilizing’ factors, namely ... of trade unions) factors, employer interests, political-economic duress (i.e. weak governments facing high ‘problem load’), and the ......
  • The Politics of Work‐Family Policies. Comparing Japan, France, Germany and the United States, by Patricia Boling. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 268pp., ISBN: 978‐1‐107‐09812‐1.
    • Núm. 55-2, Junio 2017
    • British Journal of Industrial Relations
    ...... say such policies will harm the country’s abilityto compete economically with other countries (Earle et al. 2011). Within this contested terrain, ...W hile periods of economic duress raise understandable questions about the feasibility of change, they also ......
  • NOTES OF CASES
    • Núm. 48-1, Enero 1985
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... NOTES OF CASES REMEDIES FOR ECONOMIC Loss AGAINST A SUB-AGENT THE tentative recognition of recovery ... * INDUSTRIAL CONFLICT, BREACH OF CONTRACT AND DURESS D CONTRACTS to provide a service for P. Before performance, ......
  • Notes of Cases
    • Núm. 42-5, Septiembre 1979
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... an agreement between two large companies voidable for economic duress. I believe that this case is of considerable ......
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