Annual Obligations Group Conference – Contracts

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The 2019 theme was Contracts and involved 27 speakers and over 50 registered attendees from across Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

The two day conference was convened by Professor Elise Bant and Professor Jeannie Paterson, Melbourne Law School.

The aims of the Conference were to provide academics with an informal and supportive environment in which to present work in progress, and to facilitate a collegial discussion of issues related to teaching and publishing in this challenging field.  Early and mid-career academics were encouraged to present on the contractual aspects of their work.  Speakers presented on the following topics:

  • Interpretation
  • Contract Terms
  • Commercial Clauses
  • Estopel
  • Understanding Contracts
  • Property and Contracts
  • Unconsciounable Conduct
  • Impact of Technology
  • Public/Private