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Harmonization and Contract in a Globalized World

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Publication date12/07/2018
Host publicationEssays in Memory of Professor Jill Poole: Coherence, modernisation and integration in contract, commercial and corporate laws
EditorsRobert Merkin, James Devenney
Place of PublicationAbingdon, UK
Number of pages16
ISBN (electronic)9781315122236
ISBN (print)9781138564152
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The chapter argues that the challenges of globalization to contract law are best met through parties' approaching contracting in a relational manner and through bottom-up harmonization of terms, not through harmonization of contract law systems.