Monthly Archives: October 2013

Zimmermann and Wilson on causation and foreseeability

When Reinhard Zimmermann gave the W.A. Wilson Memorial Lecture in Edinburgh on 5 September he discussed questions of causation and foreseeability in relation to the provisions on damages in the proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL) and its main antecedents. … Continue reading

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Tort law defences

At a seminar last night, under the auspices of the Edinburgh Centre for Private Law, James Goudkamp (Oxford) spoke about his new book with the above title and Eric Descheemaeker (Edinburgh) responded. James Goudkamp’s  main arguments were (1) that a … Continue reading

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Termination for non-conformity under the proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL)

The amendments to the CESL approved by the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament at its last meeting include important changes to the buyer’s right to terminate for non-conformity. Under the original proposal a consumer buyer’s right to terminate … Continue reading

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