Tag Archives: European contract law

The new UK law on penalty clauses and European private law

Recent decisions by the UK Supreme Court on penalty clauses are of some interest from the point of view of European private law. The decisions were in the conjoined cases ofCavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi and ParkingEye … Continue reading

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The proposed new digital single market contract law Directives

Introduction I would expect an honest EUphobe (pronounced You phobe) to be prepared to admit that there were merits in an EU proposal which had merits. Similarly an honest EUphile should be prepared to admit that there are demerits in … Continue reading

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Hugh Beale symposium

A symposium to launch a book of essays in honour of Hugh Beale took place at Brasenose College, Oxford on 7 November. It was organised by Louise Gullifer and Stefan Vogenauer and was attended by most of the contributors to … Continue reading

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Contracting out of liability for consequential loss under the proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL)

In the last entry it was noted that an innocent seller could have a ferociously disproportionate liability for consequential loss under the CESL and might have no right of redress against sellers further up the contractual chain. The question to … Continue reading

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