Contract Law Update 2012: Developments of Note


This paper discusses contract law issues including decisions of relevance to commercial lawyers and business leaders giving a snapshot of particular principles of interest that arose in case law over the past 12 months.

This year's topics include:

  • Acceptance by conduct;
  • Privity of contract and third party beneficiaries;
  • Implied terms;
  • Enforceability of exculpatory clauses - update on the application of the Tercon test by lower courts;
  • Electronic transactions and computer contracts;
  • Statutory illegality; and
  • Liquidated damages clauses.

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