Vanessa Mak

Tilburg Law School

Professor of Private Law

Department of Private Law, room M310

Tilburg, - 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Standards of Protection: In Search of the 'Average Consumer' of EU Law in the Proposal for a Consumer Rights Directive

European Review of Private Law, Vol. 18, 2010, TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 04/2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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consumer rights directive, european private law, average consumer, contract law, EU law, free movements regulation

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The Consumer Rights Directive

De Invloed van het Europese Recht op het Nederlandse Privaatrecht, 2nd edition, C. Sieburgh, eds., Kluwer International, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-05, Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper Series No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Joasia Luzak and Vanessa Mak
University of Exeter - School of Law and Tilburg Law School
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consumer rights directive, Dutch consumer law, distance selling, doorstep selling, right of withdrawal, information duties

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Review of the Consumer Acquis - Towards Maximum Harmonisation?

TICOM Working Paper on Comparative and Transnational Law No. 2008/6 , European Review of Private Law, 1/2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2008
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Consumer law, Maximum harmonisation

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The ‘Average Consumer’ of EU Law in Domestic Litigation: Examples from Consumer Credit and Investment Cases

TISCO Banking, Finance and Working Paper Series No. 003/2011, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 004/2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2012
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Consumer credit, consumer investment, average consumer

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The Degree of Harmonisation in the Proposed Consumer Rights Directive: A Review in Light of Liability for Products

MODERNISING AND HARMONISING CONSUMER CONTRACT LAW, Geraint Howells and Reiner Schulze, eds., pp. 307-324, Sellier, München, 2009, TICOM Working Paper on Comparative and Transnational Law No. 2009/03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2009
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Maximum harmonisation, Consumer law, European private law, Product liability

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The Myth of the ‘Empowered Consumer’ - Lessons from Financial Literacy Studies

TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 03/2012, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 03/2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European consumer protection law, credit market, empowerment, paternalism, financial literacy, law and economics, private law

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Common Core Evaluation of the Draft CFR - Book VII (Unjustified Enrichment)

A FACTUAL ASSESSMENT OF THE DRAFT COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE, pp. 249-268, Luisa Antoniolli & Francesca Fiorentini, eds., München 2010, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 2009-04
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Jan M. Smits and Vanessa Mak
Maastricht University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law School
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Draft Common Frame of Reference, Harmonisation, European private law, Unjustified enrichment

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Putting the Digital Services Act into Context: Bridging the Gap between EU Consumer Law and Platform Regulation

10 Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (EuCML) 2021, 109, European Legal Studies Institute Osnabrück Research Paper Series, No. 21-03
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Oct 2021
Christoph Busch and Vanessa Mak
University of Osnabrück - European Legal Studies Institute and Tilburg Law School
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Consumer Protection, Digital Services Act, P2B Regulation, Platform Economy, Product Liability, Unfair Commercial Practices

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Private Actors as Norm-Setters through Choice-of-Law: the Limits of Regulatory Competition

Tilburg Private Law Working Paper Series No. 02/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Self-regulation, European private law, Private actores, Consumer protection, Legal pluralism

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Financial Services and Consumer Protection

CHAPTER for Elgar Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law (ed. Christian Twigg-Flesner), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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financial services, European consumer law, credit, investment, mortgage credit

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Harmonisation through 'Directive-Related' and 'Cross-Directive' Interpretation: The Role of the ECJ in the Development of European Consumer Law

TICOM Working Paper on Comparative and Transnational Law No. 2008/8
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Oct 2008
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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consumer law, European private law, harmonisation, European court of justice

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Full Harmonization in European Private Law: A Two-Track Concept

European Review of Private Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Full harmonization, private law theory, CJEU, unfair commercial practices, product liability

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Two Levels, One Standard? The Multi-Level Regulation of Consumer Protection in Europe

TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 01/2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European consumer law, financial services, EU law, regulation

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The Consumer in European Regulatory Private Law

Dorota Leczykiewicz and Stephen Weatherill (eds), The Image of the Consumer in EU Law: Legislation, Free Movement and Competition Law (Hart Publishing, 2016) 381-400, Tilburg Private Law Working Paper Series No. 05/2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European Regulatory Private Law, Consumer law, Consumer image, Consumer protection

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Contract and Consumer Law

Vanessa Mak, Eric Tjong Tjin Tai and Anna Berlee (eds), Research Handbook on Data Science and Law (Edward Elgar 2018) 17-38, Tilburg Private Law Working Paper Series No. 07/2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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contract law, consumer law, autonomy, contractual fairness, EU digital single market

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Errare Humanum Est. Financial Literacy in European Consumer Credit Law

TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 01/2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2013
Vanessa Mak and Jurgen Braspenning
Tilburg Law School and Tilburg Law School
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financial literacy, European consumer credit law, consumer protection, behavioural economics

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Consumer Empowerment Strategies - A Rights-Oriented Approach Versus a Needs-Oriented Approach

Zeitschrift fur Europaisches Privatrecht (ZEuP) 3/2011, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 018/2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2011
Machteld W. De Hoon and Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School and Tilburg Law School
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consumer empowerment, EU consumer law, consumer needs

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Standards in European Private Law: A Model for European Private Law Pluralism

TISCO Working Paper Series on Access to Justice, Dispute Resolution & Conflict System Design , Tilburg Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 015/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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legal pluralism, postnational lawmaking, European private law, private law theory, standards v. rules

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According to Custom...? The Role of 'Trade Usage' in the Proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL)

Tilburg Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 02/2014, TISCO Working Paper Series on Civil Law and Conflict Resolution Systems No. 001/2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Dec 2013
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Common European Sales Law, CESL, customs, contracts, european contract law

A Shift in Focus: Systematisation in European Private Law through EU Law

European Law Journal, Forthcoming, Tilburg Institute of Comparative and Transnational Law Working Paper No. 2009/12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European Commission, Europeanisation, private law, consumer law, competition law, convergence, development

A Shift in Focus: Systematisation in European Private Law Through EU Law

European Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 403-428, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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Who Does What in European Private Law - And How is it Done? An Experimentalist Perspective

Tilburg Private Law Working Paper Series No. 5/2017, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 08/2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European Private Law, experimentalism, substantive deliberation, governance, harmonisation

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Policy Choices in European Consumer Law: Regulation Through ‘Targeted Differentiation’

European Review of Contract Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 257-274, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School
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European contract law, policy choices, consumer law

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Social Considerations in EU Consumer Law - The Legislator, the Court and a Rhapsody in Blue

Delia Ferri and Fulvio Cortese (eds), The EU Social Market Economy and the Law: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Challenges for the EU (Routledge 2018), Chapter 14, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School

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EU consumer law, social rights, Article 3(3) TEU, Court of Justice of the EU

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The ‘Average Consumer’ of EU Law in Domestic and European Litigation

In D Leczykiewicz and S Weatherill (eds), The Involvement of EU Law in Private Law Relationships (Studies of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law, Hart Publishing, Oxford 2013), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2013
Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Vanessa Mak
Tilburg Law School

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