Monthly Archives: May 2010

Nils Jansen’s new book

Nils Jansen is a serious and thoughtful contributor to the great debates on the harmonisation of European private law. I had a good conversation with him in a bus at a conference in Paris. Although he and I seemed to … Continue reading

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First meeting of expert group on CFR

On Friday I attended the first meeting of the European Commission’s expert group on a Common Frame of Reference on contract law. The official press release issued after the meeting gives the membership of the group, which “brings together legal … Continue reading

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Interpretation of contracts and the DCFR

Yesterday I attended a meeting of an advisory group on interpretation set up by the Scottish Law Commission to assist it in its review of Scottish contract law in the light of the DCFR. The group included many experienced Scottish … Continue reading

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Expert Group on CFR set up

The Official Journal for 27 April 2010 (OJ L105, 27.4.2010, 109–111) reveals a Commission Decision to set up the Expert Group on the Common Frame of Reference in the area of European contract law, as foretold by Commissioner Reding and her … Continue reading

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