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. Chapters address contract, tort law and the law of equity and restitution. Focusing mainly on the common law principles, it looks in particular at the treatment of causes of action 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.