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Standard From Contracts

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  • Katz, A.W.
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    Standard form contracts are an inevitable by-product of a mass production economy. Just as fixed costs and scale economies in production lead manufacturers to develop standardized goods, those regularly engaged in business find it advantageous to standardize the terms of which they product exchange, because this saves the expense of negotiating arrangements for each individual transaction.Among legal commentators, however, form contracts have long been received with distrust, and the rules governing their interpretation have engendered considerable controversy.

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    Paper provided by Georgetown University Law Center in its series Papers with number 97-9.

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    Length: 9 pages
    Date of creation: 1997
    Handle: RePEc:fth:geolaw:97-9
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