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A European Contract Law: a cuckoo in the nest?

A European Commission consultation paper suggests a single 'European' law of contract for businesses and consumers across Europe, which might supplant English law. Why?

Recorded on 13 January 2011

The Codification Of Commercial Law: The Proposal For A Common European Sales Law

Hugh Beale delivered a paper entitled "The case FOR CESL" and Christopher Bisping presented a paper: "The Common European Sales
Law, Consumer Protection and Overriding Mandatory Provisions in Private International Law" at the recent research roundtable on The Codification Of Commercial Law: The Proposal For A Common European Sales Law hosted by the Centre for European Law and Internationalisation at the University of Leicester on 19th October 2012. Hugh Beale returned to speak at the second of these roundtables in March 2013.


The Clarendon Lectures 2009

Hugh Beale delivered the prestigious Clarendon Lectures series on 'Mistake and non-disclosure of facts: Models for English Contract Law’