Monthly Archives: February 2014

European Parliament adopts proposal for a Common European Sales Law

By 416 votes to 159, with about 65 abstentions, the European Parliament today adopted a legislative resolution on an optional Common European Sales Law (CESL). This is good news for European businesses and consumers who want to sell or buy … Continue reading

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Common European Sales Law and UK Consumer Rights Bill to be discussed on same day

The Proposed Regulation on a Common European Sales Law (CESL) will be debated by the full European Parliament on the morning of Tuesday 25 February: the vote will take place on the afternoon of the following day. This will be … Continue reading

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The demise of the bon père de famille

There is a nice blog post by Jan Smits on the demise of the bon père de famille in French legislation. In a long-overdue spirit of gender equality the French Assemblée Nationale decided on 21 January 2014 that this venerable … Continue reading

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