A book based on the conference in Istanbul (11. und 12. Juni 2010) is now available:
|Grundmann / Atamer (eds.)
Financial Services, Financial Crisis and General European Contract Law:
Failure and Challenges of Contracting
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2011
A book based on the conference in Berlin (8 and 9 September 2006) is now available:
Constitutional Values and European Contract Law
Alphen (Kluwer International) 2008
ISBN 13: 9789041127655
A book based on the conference in Vienna (18 and 19 June 2004) is now available.
The ongoing debate on the harmonization of European contract law has metamorphosed into an important recognition: that none of the existing national systems of contract law, even the most ‘modern’, have been able to keep pace with the extensive and radical changes in the world which contract law must reflect. The 19 outstanding contributors to this deeply insightful book concur in envisaging a fundamentally new systematic concept of contract law which, while preserving the essential ‘architecture’ of the existing European codes, would nonetheless find cogent ways to integrate such modern developments as mass transactions, chains and networks of contracts, regulation of markets and contracts to protect consumers, and service and long-term contracts into an optional European code. The book is organized along three major avenues:
Grundmann / Schauer (eds.)
A book based on the conference in Paris (27 and 28 June 2003) is now available.
General clauses or standards (Generalklauseln, clauses generales) are legal rules which are not precisely formulated, terms and concepts which in fact do not even have a clear core. They are often applied in varying degrees in various legal systems to a rather wide range of contract cases when certain issues arise issues such as abuse of rights, unfairness, good faith, fairness of duty or loyalty or honesty, duty of care, and other such contract terms not lending themselves readily to clear or permanent definition. Here for the first time is a systematic discussion of this kind of rule in the evolving and dynamic context of European contract law. A collection of twelve insightful essays by leading European law authorities, the book is based on a conference organized jointly by the Society of European Contract Law (SECOLA) and l association Henri Capitant, held in the `grande salle of the French Supreme Court in Paris in 2005. The subject is approached along three distinct but interconnected avenues:
Grundmann / Mazeaud (eds.)
A book based on the conference in London (16 and 17 May 2002) is now available. We think that this is a really comprehensive treatise on the very diverse questions in this area, ranging from consumer law to competition law and from chains of contracts to general clauses.
The Forthcoming EC Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices: Contract, Consumer & Competition Law Implications
den Haag (Kluwer) 2004
A book based on the interim conference in Leuven (30 November and 1 December 2001) is also available. This book systematically examines the various possibilities for a European Civil Code from both international and interdisciplinary viewpoints.
An Academic Green Paper on European Contract Law
den Haag (Kluwer) 2002
A commentary based on the inaugural conference in Rome (8 and 9 June 2001) is currently available in German, English and French:
EU Kaufrechts-Richtlinie - Kommentar
Köln (Otto Schmidt) 2002
EU Sales Directive - Commentary
Leuven / Oxford (Intersentia) 2002
Directive européenne sur la vente - commentaire
Bruxelles / Paris (Bruylant/LGDJ) 2004