Contractual networks in European private international law

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Grušic, Uglješa (2016)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Subject: Private international law; conflict of laws; contractual networks; choice of law; EU law; Rome I; Rome II; contract; tort

This article examines private international law issues raised by transnational contractual networks. The focus is on choice-of-law questions that arise in the context of 1) relations between network members who are contractually bound to one another, 2) relations between network members not connected directly by bonds of contract, and 3) relations between the network and the outsiders. The aim is to assess whether, and to what extent, European private international law is capable of dealing with some of the key challenges posed by contemporary economic and social activity.
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    35 M Giuliano and P Lagarde, 'Report on the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations' [1980] OJ C282/1, para 3 of the comment of Art 3.

    36 European Commission, Green paper on the conversion of the Rome Convention of 1980 on the law applicable to contractual obligations into a Community instrument and its modernisation, COM(2002) 654 final, section

    37 M Penades Fons, 'Commercial Choice of Law in Context: Looking Beyond Rome' (2015) 78 MLR 241.

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