Title

Good Faith and the Construction of Terms in Commercial Contracts: The American Perspective

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-2009

Abstract

The article covers: Discussion about construction of implied doctrine of good faith (IDGF) in USA. Examination of relevant case law and observation that IDGF one of several elements requiring consideration. Argument that IDGF supports contract and does not constitute default obligation. Evaluation that where technical contractual requirements not met IDGF may save contract by inference of mutual purpose.

Keywords

Contract, Interpretation, Commercial contracts, United States

Discipline

Commercial Law | Contracts

Research Areas

Commercial Law

Publication

Journal of Contract Law

Volume

25

Issue

1

First Page

39

Last Page

49

ISSN

1030-7230

Publisher

Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.

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