This book explores contemporary issues in respect of causes of action which operate to protect a plaintiff's economic interests.
It examines the question from across the spectrum of private law where its principles vindicate economic interests. Guided by this principle of coherence, chapters address contract, tort law and the law of equity and restitution. Focusing in the main on the common law principles, examples the question and its treatment in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore as well as other common law jurisdictions. Addressing both theoretical and doctrinal issues, this important book will appeal to both private law scholars and practitioners.