Pure economic loss and negligent misstatement

Topic:

‘Wielding Occam’s Razor: Pruning Strategies for Economic Loss’

Author:

C. Barker

Viewpoint:

Examines the four different strategies currently used by the Court of Appeal in economic loss cases and argues for a simpler single approach which focuses on policy rather than abstract principle.

Source:

(2006) 26 OJLS 289

Topic:

‘Professional Negligence: Duty of Care Methodology in the Twenty First Century’

Author:

K. Stanton

Viewpoint:

Analyses the tests for duty in cases of professional negligence, in view of the impact of Customs and Excise Commissioners v Barclays Bank.

Source:

(2006) 22 PN 134