Tag: Contract

Do you agree that Indian law on offer and acceptance favors the acceptor whereas English common law does not? What do you consider are the reasons for the difference in the English and Indian law? What is the relevance of this distinction? Discuss with the help of contract theory.

Introduction The Indian Contract Act traces its roots back to the English Contract Law. But the Indian Contract Act shows some deviation from the English Contract Law. This deviation is propounded in the treatment of the acceptor i.e. the offeree wherein the Indian law on offer and acceptance seems to favor the acceptor more than …

Is Common Law a thing of the past? A comparative study of Swiss and Indian Contract Law Procedure

Research Problem Brief The Code of Obligations is the primary source of Swiss contract law as a country which follows a civil code tradition. Like most areas of continental civil law, Swiss contract law is based mainly on the tradition of Roman law; however, it is influenced most heavily by the German doctrine of Pandects …

Contract Law and commercial pressure

Introduction In today’s economic climate businesses often exert commercial pressure during contract negotiation stages. This is a normal part of the process and parties to a contract generally know when pressure being exerted is lawful. Although there is a difference between commercial negotiation and illegitimate pressure, it is often difficult to distinguish between the two. …