Willem H. Van Boom

Leiden Law School

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 9520

2300 RA Leiden, NL-2300RA

Netherlands

http://www.professorvanboom.eu

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Pure Economic Loss - a Comparative Perspective

PURE ECONOMIC LOSS, W.H. van Boom, H. Koziol & C. A. Witting, eds., Wien/New York: Springer, 2004
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Pure economic loss, tort law, comparative law, European tort law

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Effective Enforcement of Consumer Law in Europe: Synchronizing Private, Public, and Collective Mechanisms

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jan 2008
Willem H. Van Boom and Marco Loos
Leiden Law School and University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)
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European law, consumer law, enforcement, remedies

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Third-Party Financing in International Investment Arbitration

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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third party funding, cost-shifting, arbitrator independence

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Harmonizing Tort Law: A Comparative Tort Law and Economics Analysis

TORT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Michael Faure, ed., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 435-449, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Comparative tort law and economics, European private law, tort law, economic analysis of tort law, harmonization, regulatory competition

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Some Remarks on the Decline of Rylands V. Fletcher and the Disparity of European Strict Liability Regimes

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Rylands v Fletcher, strict liability, comparative law

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Information Disclosure in the EU Consumer Credit Directive: Opportunities and Limitations

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Catherine Garcia and Willem H. Van Boom
Erasmus University, School of Law and Leiden Law School
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EU consumer credit directive, mandatory disclosure, standardization of credit information, predatory lending, consumer borrowing behaviour

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Collective Settlement of Mass Claims in the Netherlands

AUF DEM WEG ZU EINER EUROPÄISCHEN SAMMELKLAGE?, Matthias Casper, André Janssen, Petra Pohlmann, Reiner Schulze, eds., pp. 171-192, Munich: Sellier 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Class action, group and representative action, class settlement, European securities litigation, group litigation

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The Law of Damages and Competition Law: 'Bien Étonnés De Se Trouver Ensemble?'

COMPETITION OF PRIVATE LOSSES - THE EVOLUTION OF TORTS IN EUROPEAN BUSINESS LAW, pp. 165-178, R. Schulze, ed., Munich: Sellier 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Antitrust damages, competition infringement, enforcement, mass damage, passing-on defence

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The Draft Directive on Consumer Rights: Choices Made and Arguments Used

Journal of Contemporary European Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 452-464, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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European consumer law, full harmonization, domestic preferences, Regulatory Impact Assessment

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Price Intransparency, Consumer Decision Making and European Consumer Law

Journal of Consumer Policy 2011/3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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consumer decision making, framing and anchoring, bounded calculation abilities, bundling, lock-in

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Insurance Law and Economics: An Empirical Perspective

ESSAYS IN THE LAW AND ECONOMICS OF REGULATION - IN HONOUR OF ANTHONY OGUS, Michael Faure & Frank Stephen, eds., Antwerp/Oxford/Portland, Intersentia, pp. 253-276, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Insurance law and economics, adverse selection, moral hazard, propitious selection

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European Tort Law - An Integrated or Compartmentalized Approach?

EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW BEYOND THE COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE - ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, Antoni Vaquer, ed., Europa Law Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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European private law, tort law, harmonization

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Compensating and Preventing Damage: Is There Any Future Left for Tort Law?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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tort reform, European tort law

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Tomorrow's Tort Law in Europe: Selected Questions (Le Droit De La Responsabilite Civile De Demain En Europe: Questions Choisies)

LA RESPONSABILITE CIVILE EUROPEENNE DE DEMAIN - PROJETS DE REVISION NATIONAUX ET PRINCIPES EUROPEENS (COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL A L'UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE), Bénédict Winiger, ed., Genève: Schulthess, pp. 261-277, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Willem H. Van Boom and Andrea Pinna
Leiden Law School and Foley Hoag AARPI
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European private law, tort law, legislative drafting

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Comparative Notes on Injunction and Wrongful Risk-Taking

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 10-31, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Injunction, Ex Post Remedy, Tort of Negligence, Duty of Care, Rights-Based Tort Law

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Juxtaposing BTE and ATE - on the Role of the European Insurance Industry in Funding Civil Litigation

Rotterdam Institute of Private Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Legal Expenses Insurance, Conditional Fee Arrangement, After the Event Insurance

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Strict Liability in Contemporary European Codification: Torn between Objects, Activities, and Their Risks

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Erdem Büyüksagis and Willem H. Van Boom
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Leiden Law School
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strict liability, ultrahazardous activities, comparative tort law

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Shifts from Liability to Solidarity: The Example of Compensation of Birth Defects

W.H. van Boom, M.G. Faure (eds.), Shifts in Compensation between Private and Public Systems, Vienna 2007, p. 143-180
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
Willem H. Van Boom and Andrea Pinna
Leiden Law School and Foley Hoag AARPI
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birth defects, medical malpractice, no-fault compensation, medical mishaps

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Inherent Risk and Organisational Design in European Tort Law

Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaft, Vol. 108, pp. 118-133, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 May 2009
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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European tort law, risk assessment, organisational design, strict liability, inherent risks

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Dutch Treat: The Dutch Collective Settlement of Mass Damage Act (WCAM 2005)

Contratto e Impresa/Europa, No. 1, pp. 69-79, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
Franziska Weber and Willem H. Van Boom
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Students and Leiden Law School
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group litigation, collective redress

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Liability for Failure to Regulate Health and Safety Risk - Second-Guessing Policy Choice or Showing Judicial Restraint?

European Tort Law 2005 (Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook), pp. 1-21, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Willem H. Van Boom and Andrea Pinna
Leiden Law School and Foley Hoag AARPI
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state liability, regulatory failure, administrative tort, European tort law

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Do Insurers Have to Pay for Bad Behaviour in Settling Claims? Legal Aspects of Insurers' Wrongful Claims Handling

Journal of European Tort Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 77-102, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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insurance contracts, bad faith liability, regulation of insurance industry

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Introduction to 'The European Unfair Commercial Practices Directive'

Van Boom, Garde & Akseli, The European Unfair Commercial Practices Directive - Impact, Enforcement Strategies and National Legal Systems (Ashgate 2014), p. 1-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Willem H. Van Boom, Amandine Garde and Orkun Akseli
Leiden Law School, Durham University - Law School and Independent
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Unfair commercial practices; unfair advertising; European consumer law

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Torts, Courts, and Legislatures Comparative Remarks on Civil Law Codifications of Tort Law

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Comparative tort law, European tort law, civil law systems

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Unfair Commercial Practices

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Jan 2016
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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unfair commercial practices, consumer law, European private law

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Road Traffic Liability in the Netherlands

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2017
Michelle Slimmen and Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden University and Leiden Law School
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Traffic Accidents, Motor Vehicle Liability, Motor Insurance

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Heeft het BW een politieke kleur? Een kwantitatief onderzoek naar politieke kleuring van BW-wetgeving sinds 1992 (Does the Dutch Civil Code Carry Political Colours? - A Quantitative Analysis of Political Ideology in Dutch Civil Code Amendments Since 1992)

Dutch Journal of Civil Law (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht; NTBR) 2014 issue 2, p. 37-47
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
C. de Jongste and Willem H. Van Boom
Independent and Leiden Law School
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Civil Code amendment; political ideology; crowd sourced coding

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De Minimis Curat Praetor – Redress for Dispersed Trifle Losses

Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 4, pp. 171-185, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Trifle Loss, Minor and Dispersed Damage, Scattered and Slight Damage Claims, Common Frame of Reference, Private Enforcement, Disgorgement of Profits

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Introduction: The Great War and its Significance for Law, Legal Thinking and Jurisprudence

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Nov 2014
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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'If It's Easy to Read, It's Easy to Claim' — The Effect of the Readability of Insurance Contracts on Consumer Expectations and Conflict Behaviour

J Consum Policy 2016 (DOI 10.1007/s10603-016-9317-9)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
Willem H. Van Boom, Pieter Desmet and Mark van Dam
Leiden Law School, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and MRT Rechtsbijstand
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Plain language, Reading ease, General contract terms, Conflict engagement

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Is it Really Not About the Money? Victim Needs Following Personal Injury and Property Loss and Their Relative Restoration Through Monetary Compensation and Apology

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Chris Reinders Folmer, Pieter Desmet and Willem H. Van Boom
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and Leiden Law School
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Apology, nonpecuniary loss, pecuniary loss, personal injury, property loss, immaterial needs, damages, settlement  

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Experiencing Unfair Commercial Practices: An Introduction

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Mar 2013
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Impossibility, Impracticability and Unforeseen Circumstances

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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frustration, impracticability, force majeure, impossibility

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Rechtwetenschappelijk Onderzoek -- Uitkomsten Van Een Landelijke Enquête (Legal Research -- Results of a National Survey)

Nederlands Juristenblad 2015/20
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Willem H. Van Boom and Rob Van Gestel
Leiden Law School and Tilburg University
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Dutch legal scholarship; research attitudes; quality assessment

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Evaluating the Quality of Dutch Academic Legal Publications: Results from a Survey

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 9-27, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Willem H. Van Boom and Rob Van Gestel
Leiden Law School and Tilburg University
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Dutch legal scholarship, research attitudes, quality assessment

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The Great War and Dutch Contract Law: Resistance, Responsiveness and Neutrality

Comparative Legal History, Volume 2, Number 2, December 2014, pp. 303-324
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Great War, contract law, force majeure, impossibility, Imprévision, War Clauses, Code Napoléon

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Neue Entwicklungen in Puncto Sammelklagen – in Deutschland, in den Niederlanden und an der Grenze (New Developments Concerning Collective Redress - in Germany, the Netherlands and at the Border)

Verbraucher und Recht 8/2017, 290-297
Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Franziska Weber and Willem H. Van Boom
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Students and Leiden Law School

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Collective Actions, Germany, Netherlands, Comparative Law

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Beyond Tulips and Cheese: Exporting Mass Securities Claim Settlements from the Netherlands

European Business Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2010
Posted: 28 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2010
Tomas Arons and Willem H. Van Boom
Radboud University Nijmegen and Leiden Law School

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Class Action, Representative Action, Settlement, European Securities Litigation, Res Judicata, Recognition, Cross-Border Enforcement

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Insuring vs. investing in litigation: a comparative legal history of litigation insurance and claim investment

Willem H. Van Boom, Insuring vs investing in litigation – A comparative legal history of litigation insurance and claim investment, (2020) 8(1) Comparative Legal History 1-25
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School

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usury, champerty, insurance, contingency fee