What is it about?
This article argues that equity cannot be subsumed under a general principle of accessory liability. It is explained that equity imposes third party liability in wider circumstances than the common law, and at the same time a higher degree of moral culpability is also required in equity.
Why is it important?
This is important in arguing for the unique attributes of third party liability, and the distinction with other forms of third party private law liability.
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This page is a summary of: Dishonest Assistance and Accessory Liability, Modern Law Review, January 2017, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1468-2230.12246.
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