1. Collective redress has gained momentum in Europe and North America. Legal reforms are driven by different institutional conditions but show a limited degree of convergence. The seventeen contributions from the US, Canada and from the Member States of the European Union put the interplay of public enforcement and private collective judicial enforcement into perspective.

  2. This book discusses and compares the different legal and economic aspects of the regulation of architects in Belgium and the Netherlands . It also discusses EU legislation and case law on the free movement of architects in and to the European Union.

  3. Technological and economical developments require contracting parties to be informed and advised. This book analyses several aspects of these information and notification duties.

  4. This book offers an innovative and systematic analysis of the new rules on consumer sales contracts in several EU Member States after the implementation of Directive 2011/83/EU on consumer rights.

  5. In numerous fields of law, ranging from family law to company law, private actors increasingly set their own rules, revert to private enforcement of those rules and choose the applicable law.

  6. There is an increasing debate on the way in which the EU has developed and what it must look like in the future. This debate includes a discussion on one of the core aspects of European integration: at which level should the rules be set and who decides where the authority to do so should lie? Private law has an important role to play in this discussion. Many private law rules touch on the core of the internal market as they serve to foster tr...
  7. Behavioural Economics in Consumer Policy

    Publication date: September 30, 2010

    This book presents a systematic research method for assessing policy questions from an economic and a behavioural economic perspective.

  8. The selected cases in this book on consumer law are without exception landmark decisions. The authors approach the cases – which generally have been commented upon quite extensively in legal doctrine already – from a novel and personal perspective.
  9. Legal Evolution and Hybridisation

    Publication date: April 24, 2014

    This is a book on comparative law and legal change. With a focus on corporate law and the law of personal property, it reviews the current state of the comparative debate on the evolution of law and seeks to establish new perspectives to explain the mechanism of legal reception.

  10. This book explores the international jurisprudence on Article 79 of the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), which is, perhaps, one of its most contentious provisions. The author’s premise is that Article 79—which concerns exemptions for contractual non-performance due to an “impediment” beyond a party’s control—should be interpreted autonomously, that is, as an international norm, without r...