Consumer Law

Consumer Law : Ius Commune Casebooks for a Common Law of Europe

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The objective of this casebook, like others in the Ius Commune Series, is to help uncover common roots, notwithstanding differences in approach, of the European legal systems, with a view to strengthening the common legal heritage of Europe. The casebook covers the big legal families in the EU and contains judgments from the supreme courts and other courts of the Member States. In view of the importance of EC legislation (eg harmonisation directives and regulations) in this field, the consumer law casebook contains much material derived from Community law, such as extracts from directives (eg on unfair contract terms, distance selling, doorstep selling, product liability, unfair commercial pratices etc) and judgments of the ECJ and national court decisions. Furthermore, attention is paid to the way in which, when interpreting EC directives in the consumer field, the ECJ refers to concepts common to the legal systems of the Member States and how the courts of the Member States incorporate the concepts found in the directives (as interpreted by the ECJ) in their legal systems.
The casebook also compares harmonised and pre-harmonised law, especially in the case law of the Member States. The casebook concentrates on private law in the field of consumer protection but also addresses topics, in particular in the field of enforcement, that are primarily a matter of public law. Please click on the link below to visit the series website: www.casebooks.eu/consumerLaw.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 171 x 244 x 34mm | 800g
  • Hart Publishing
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1841137499
  • 9781841137490
  • 1,131,802

Table of contents

Chapter 1. General Part Chapter 2. Trade Practices and Advertising Chapter 3. Consumer Contract Law - General Part Chapter 4. Consumer Contract Law - Specific Part Chapter 5. Financial Services Chapter 6. Product Safety and Product Liability (Products and Services) Chapter 7. Litigation, Redress and Enforcement Jean-Sebastien BORGHETTI (Paris, FR) Sergio Camara LAPUENTE (Uni La Rioja, ES) Ewoud HONDIUS (Universiteit Utrecht, NL) Geraint HOWELLS (Lancaster University, UK) Hans-W. MICKLITZ (Universitat Bamberg, DE) Pauline ReMY-CORLAY (Universite Paris-Sud 11, FR) Peter ROTT (Uni Bremen, DE) Jules STUYCK (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE) Evelyne TERRYN (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE) Lubos TICHY (Charles University Prague, CZ) Christian TWIGG-FLESNER (University of Hull, UK) Tom VAN DYCK (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE) Stephen WEATHERILL (Oxford University, UK) Thomas WILHELMSSON (University of Helsinki, FI)
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About Professor Hans W. Micklitz

Hans-W Micklitz is Professor of Law at the European University Institute, Florence Jules Stuyck is Professor of Law at the K.U.Leuven, Belgium and director of the Study Centre for Consumer Law. Evelyne Terryn is Professor of Law at the K.U.Leuven, Belgium and a member of the Study Centre for Consumer Law.
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