Monthly Archives: February 2010

Scottish/Dutch collaboration bears fruit

In March 2009 the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law held a book launch to mark the publication of The Unauthorised Agent: Perspectives From European and Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press, 2009).  This book was a comparative project, co-edited by the Centre's … Continue reading

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Assignations in international private law – which law should govern the proprietary aspects?

The international private law relating to tangible moveable property was described by Cheshire in 1952 as “the most intractable topic in English private international law.” 50 years later Dr Janeen Carruthers, now one of the editors of Cheshire’s majestic textbook on … Continue reading

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The perils of e mail: standard terms in the IH

The Inner House has decided an interesting case on the incorporation of standard terms and on contract formation generally.  The case is Baillie Estates Ltd v Du Pont (UK) Ltd [2009] CSOH 95, decided by Lords Clarke, Carloway and Sir … Continue reading

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