Contract Law

Proceedings for the taking of evidence, main proceedings and lis pendens

Article Date: 05-06-2017
Typology: Case Law Tags: Contract

The Court of Justice delivered on 4 May 2017 its judgment in case C 29/16 (HanseYachts AG v Port D’Hiver Yachting SARL, Société Maritime Côte D’Azur, Compagnie Generali IARD SA). The facts are the following. HanseYachts, a company established in Greifswald (Germany), builds and sells motorboats and yachts. Port D’Hiver Yachting is a company which markets boats and whose head office is in France. By a contract of 14 April 2010, HanseYachts sold a motorbo... [Read All]

The late Payment Directive two years on: delayed effectiveness?

Article Date: 20-07-2015 - commercial transactions payment

Directive 2011/7/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 2011 on combating late payment in commercial transactions (available at ) replaces Directive 2000/35/EC of the European...

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ECHR's jurisdiction going towards extension to advisory opinions on legal questions

Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Article Date: 02-10-2013 - Advisory opinions - Convention - ECHR - Fundamental rights - Legal questions Protocol

Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Strasbourg, 2.X.2013 European Court of Human Rights Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) Exp...

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The E-Privacy directive

Directive 2002/58/EC
Article Date: 12-07-2002 Business

Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (D...

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Final report into the structure of Civil Courts in England and Wales

Article Date: 12-12-2016 - Civil Courts United Kingdom

Lord Justice Briggs delivered its final report into the structure of Civil Courts in July 2016 (Civil Courts Structure Review: Final Report). The report makes a series of recommendations intended...

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The UK Supreme Court and cross-border accidents

Article Date: 21-11-2016 - Car - cross-border United Kingdom

On 3 August 2016, the UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Moreno v The Motor Insurers’ Bureau, [2016] UKSC 52. The facts were the following. On 17 May 2011, Ms Tiffany Moreno, a Unit...

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Report on the application of the 2008 Mediation Directive

Article Date: 07-11-2016 Mediation

The European Commission released its report on the application of Directive 2008/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters (CO...

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Precontractual liabilities and agreements in England and Wales

Article Date: 05-10-2015 Agreement

Chapter 1[1] of: Common Law Contract Law. A Pratical Guide For The Civil Law Lawyer, Steadman Jean and Sprague Steven, Ipsoa, 2015. Precontractual liabilities and agreements in England and Wales Mos...

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Constitutional Values and European Contract Law

by: Stefan Grundmann
Article Date: 03-07-2012 Stefan Grundmann

Constitutional Values and European Contract Law by: Stefan Grundmann July 2008,  ISBN 9041127658 ISBN 13: 9789041127655 288 pp. Hardcover Two major developments ...

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On the Service Regulation

Article Date: 03-04-2017 - Contract leasing

The Court of justice delivered on 2 March 2017 its judgment in case Cā€‘354/15 (Andrew Marcus Henderson v Novo Banco SA, which is about the Service Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 of the Euro...

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The characterization of the abrupt termination of an established business relationship under Brussels I

Article Date: 27-12-2016 - Business Contract

The Court of justice delivered on 14 July 2016 its judgment in Case C 196/15, Granarolo SpA v Ambrosi Emmi France SA, which is about Brussels I (Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 ...

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Credit agreements and Directive 93/13 on unfair terms in consumer contracts

Article Date: 27-06-2016 - Consumer - Unfair Unfair clauses

The Court of Justice delivered on 21 April 2016 its judgment in case Cā€‘377/14, Ernst Georg Radlinger, Helena Radlingerová v Finway a.s., which is notably about Council Directive 93/13/EEC of ...

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Post Date: 05-09-2013 - Article Date: 02-09-2013
The government has announced the national minimum wage rates which will take effect on 1 October 2013. It accepted most of the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) with one exception; the LPC had recommended freezing the apprenticeship rate at £2.65 an hour, but the government has ... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 27-09-2012 - Article Date: 22-08-2012
  As it was before, the “composition with creditors” (art. 160, Italian Bankruptcy Act) helped too little the insolvent entrpreneurs. Not to mention the “restructuring agreements” (art. 182bis, I.B.A.). The tools provided by the legislator between 2005 and 2006, were am... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 26-06-2017 - Article Date: 26-06-2017
The European Commission published in April 2017 the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States in order to assist national authorities to improve the effectiveness of their justice systems. Com... [Read All] - Comments (0)

Summer School 2013 of the European Law School - Efficiency and Justice

Rome, 1/7 September 2013
Article Date: 24-07-2013 - Business - Efficiency - European Law School - Justice Summer school

Summer School 2013 of the European Law School Efficiency and Justice Rome, 1st of September – 7th September 2013 1. Sunday 1 September (10.30-19.00) (with Hats, Water and a Picnic) Capit...

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Summer School - European Company Law: Challenges and Perspectives

London - 22/26 July 2013
Article Date: 18-07-2013 - Challenges - Company - Contract - European Law Summer school

SUMMER COURSE ORGANISED BY THE CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE FORENSE in cooperation with the SCHOOL OF LAW – KING’S COLLEGE LONDON on European Company Law: Challenges and Perspectives 22 &ndas...

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Summer School - European Private Law in Progress

Berlin, 23-27/07/2012
Article Date: 05-07-2012 Contract

Summer School - European Private Law in Progress   SUMMER COURSE organised by THE CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE FORENSE in cooperation with the Juristische Fakultät - H...

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