Interpretation of Contracts
Hans Christoph Grigoleit
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
January 15, 2010
This paper discusses the interpretation of the content of contracts in European contract law, paying particular attention to the relevant provisions of the Draft Common Frame of Reference on this topic. It addresses three main aspects of interpretation of contracts: first, the theoretical background; second, the rules of interpretation; and third, the manner in which lacunae in the contract are dealt with.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: European private law, contract law, European civil code, DCFR
Date posted: January 19, 2010
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