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 (35)

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
Downloads 1,222 (9,206)

Abstract:

Pure economic loss, tort law, comparative law, European tort law

2.

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)
Downloads 1,155 (11,048)
Citation 2

Abstract:

European law, consumer law, enforcement, remedies

3.

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
Downloads 871 (17,841)

Abstract:

Comparative tort law and economics, European private law, tort law, economic analysis of tort law, harmonization, regulatory competition

4.

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
Downloads 578 (38,173)

Abstract:

European consumer law, full harmonization, domestic preferences, Regulatory Impact Assessment

5.

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
Downloads 547 (34,049)

Abstract:

Rylands v Fletcher, strict liability, comparative law

6.

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
Downloads 534 (38,499)
Citation 1

Abstract:

consumer decision making, framing and anchoring, bounded calculation abilities, bundling, lock-in

7.

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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Abstract:

Class action, group and representative action, class settlement, European securities litigation, group litigation

8.

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
Downloads 440 (40,879)
Citation 1

Abstract:

EU consumer credit directive, mandatory disclosure, standardization of credit information, predatory lending, consumer borrowing behaviour

9.

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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Citation 3

Abstract:

Insurance law and economics, adverse selection, moral hazard, propitious selection

10.

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
Downloads 415 (41,173)

Abstract:

Antitrust damages, competition infringement, enforcement, mass damage, passing-on defence

11.

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
Downloads 400 (53,331)

Abstract:

European private law, tort law, harmonization

12.

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
Downloads 380 (30,740)

Abstract:

third party funding, cost-shifting, arbitrator independence

13.

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
Downloads 358 (63,591)

Abstract:

tort reform, European tort law

14.

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 De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
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Abstract:

European private law, tort law, legislative drafting

15.

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
Downloads 287 (81,047)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal Expenses Insurance, Conditional Fee Arrangement, After the Event Insurance

16.

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
Downloads 281 (82,860)

Abstract:

Injunction, Ex Post Remedy, Tort of Negligence, Duty of Care, Rights-Based Tort Law

17.

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
Downloads 231 (107,413)
Citation 1

Abstract:

European tort law, risk assessment, organisational design, strict liability, inherent risks

18.

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 De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
Downloads 209 (104,680)
Citation 1

Abstract:

birth defects, medical malpractice, no-fault compensation, medical mishaps

19.

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 De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
Downloads 144 (152,133)

Abstract:

state liability, regulatory failure, administrative tort, European tort law

20.

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
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics and Leiden Law School
Downloads 142 (152,951)

Abstract:

group litigation, collective redress

21.

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
Downloads 125 (162,238)

Abstract:

insurance contracts, bad faith liability, regulation of insurance industry

22.

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
Downloads 119 (176,692)

Abstract:

Comparative tort law, European tort law, civil law systems

23.

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
Baur Hürlimann AG and Leiden Law School
Downloads 100 (160,434)

Abstract:

strict liability, ultrahazardous activities, comparative tort law

24.

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
Downloads 96 (211,548)

Abstract:

Trifle Loss, Minor and Dispersed Damage, Scattered and Slight Damage Claims, Common Frame of Reference, Private Enforcement, Disgorgement of Profits

25.

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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Abstract:

Unfair commercial practices; unfair advertising; European consumer law

26.

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. K.F. de Jongste and Willem H. Van Boom
Independent and Leiden Law School
Downloads 71 (214,272)

Abstract:

Civil Code amendment; political ideology; crowd sourced coding

27.

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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Abstract:

28.

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
Downloads 39 (345,491)

Abstract:

29.

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
Downloads 5 (416,590)

Abstract:

Dutch legal scholarship; research attitudes; quality assessment

30.

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
Downloads 4 (478,227)

Abstract:

Great War, contract law, force majeure, impossibility, Imprévision, War Clauses, Code Napoléon

31.

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
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics and Leiden Law School

Abstract:

Collective Actions, Germany, Netherlands, Comparative Law

32.

Road Traffic Liability in the Netherlands

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2017
Michelle C.W. Slimmen and Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden University and Leiden Law School
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Abstract:

Traffic Accidents, Motor Vehicle Liability, Motor Insurance

33.

'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 R. van Dam
Leiden Law School, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and MRT Rechtsbijstand
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Abstract:

Plain language, Reading ease, General contract terms, Conflict engagement

34.

Unfair Commercial Practices

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Jan 2016
Willem H. Van Boom
Leiden Law School
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Abstract:

unfair commercial practices, consumer law, European private law

35.

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

Abstract:

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