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Indemnities for the Benefit of Others
Journal of Contract Law
  • Michael Philip FURMSTON, Singapore Management University
  • J. W. Carter
Publication Type
Journal Article
Publication Date
5-2011
Abstract
The requirement of consideration, the doctrine of privity of contract and the general rule that a plaintiff can only recover in respect of its own loss, present obstacles to contractual promises to indemnify third party beneficiaries. This article considers the obstacles, and the various devices used to clear them, from both a commercial and a legal perspective.
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Publisher
Butterworths
Citation Information
Michael Philip FURMSTON and J. W. Carter. "Indemnities for the Benefit of Others" Journal of Contract Law Vol. 27 Iss. 1 (2011) p. 82 - 90 ISSN: 1030-7230
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michaelphilip_furmston/68/