The No Reflective Loss Principle in England, Singapore and elsewhere

19 January, 2019

This paper, written by David Foxton QC with the assistance of Professor Goh Yihan, and presented by them at them at the Singapore Academy of Law on 9th January 2019, reviews a number of issues concerning the rule against the recovery of reflective loss, surveying case law from England, Singapore, Hong Kong and other common law jurisdictions. Read the article in full here.

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