(Conflict) principles of European (consumer) contract law : an update

  • In April 2003 I commented on the European Commission’s Action Plan on a More Coherent European Contract Law [COM(2003) 68 final] and the Green Paper on the Modernisation of the 1980 Rome Convention [COM(2002) 654 final].1 While the main argument of that paper, i.e. the common neglect of the inherent interrelation between both the further harmonisation of substantive contract law by directives or through an optional European Civil Code on the one hand and the modernisation of conflict rules for consumer contracts in Art. 5 Rome Convention on the other hand, remain pressing issues, and as the German Law Journal continues its efforts in offering timely and critical analysis on consumer law issues,2 there is a variety of recent developments worth noting.

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Author:Gralf-Peter CalliessORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):German law journal
Publisher:[s. n.]
Place of publication:Frankfurt, M.
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2005/09/22
Year of first Publication:2004
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2005/09/22
Page Number:11
First Page:957
Last Page:967
Source:German Law Journal Vol 5 No 8 (August 2004) S.957-967, http://www.germanlawjournal.com/article.php?id=483
Institutes:Rechtswissenschaft / Rechtswissenschaft
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 34 Recht / 340 Recht
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht