The Universality of Good Faith and Moral Behaviour: A Challenge for the Principles of Asian Contract Law

  • Mary E. HiscockEmail author
Part of the Economics, Law, and Institutions in Asia Pacific book series (ELIAP)


The principle of good faith is fundamental in the law of international trade. This global consensus derives from its origin in European civil law. A fair question to be asked is whether there is also a substantial consensus on its content and operation as it moves away from a European location. Also it should be discussed whether the principle of good faith has a place in contemporary Asian principles of contract law.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bond UniversityGold CoastAustralia

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