Christian Twigg-Flesner

University of Warwick - School of Law

Professor of International Commercial Law

Gibbet Hill Road

Coventry CV4 7AL, CV4 7AL

United Kingdom

http://https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/people/Christian_Twigg-Flesner

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

The Proposed Consumer Rights Directive - Less Haste, More Thought?

European Review of Contract Law, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner and Daniel Metcalfe
University of Warwick - School of Law and University of Hull
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EU Consumer Law, Consumer Rights Directive, proposal for new legislation

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The Implementation of the Unfair Contract Terms Directive in the United Kingdom

Contemporary Issues in Law, 2006/2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Standard Terms in International Commercial Law - The Example of Documentary Credits

NEW FEATURES OF CONTRACT LAW, R. Schulze, ed., Sellier ELP, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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UCP, Documentary Credit, Standard Terms, International Commercial law, European Contract Law

Pre-Contractual Duties - From the Acquis to the Common Frame of Reference

COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE AND EXISTING EC CONTRACT LAW, R. Schulze, ed., Sellier ELP, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Acquis Principles, pre-contractual information duties, DCFR, ACQP, Draft Common Frame of Reference, European Contract Law

Pre-Contractual Duties - From the Acquis to the Common Frame of Reference

R.Schulze, COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE AND EXISTING EC CONTRACT LAW, 2nd revised edition, Munich: Sellier, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Acquis Principles, pre-contractual information duties, DCFR, ACQP, Draft Common Frame of Reference, European Contract Law

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Fit for Purpose? The Proposals on Sales

HARMONISING AND MODERNISING CONSUMER LAW, R. Schulze, G. Howells, Sellier, eds., 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
Downloads 392 (73,168)

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Consumer Rights Directive, European Consumer Law, Sales Law

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The Consumer Rights Directive, Consumer Sales and English Law – The Fear of Coherence?

Christian TWIGG-FLESNER, “The Consumer Rights Directive, Consumer Sales and English Law – the fear of coherence” (2015) Le nuove leggi civili commentate
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Rights Directive, Consumer Rights Act, European Sales Law

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Some Thoughts on the Harmonisation of Commercial Law and the Impact on Cross-Border Transactions

THE BOUNDARIES OF COMMERCIAL AND TRADE LAW, C.Twigg-Flesner, G.Villalta Puig, eds., Munich, Sellier, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2011
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Transnational Commercial Law, harmonization

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Does the Codification of Consumer Law Improve the Ability of Consumers to Enforce Their Rights? – A UK-Perspective

Forthcoming in Consumer Rights and Consumer Behaviour, edited by B.Heiderhoff and R.Schulze
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Codification, Consumer Rights Act, Behavioural Economics

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'Time to Do the Job Properly' - The Case for a New Approach to EU Consumer Legislation

Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, EU Consumer Law, Transnational Consumer Law, Harmonisation, Regulation, Cross-Border Contracts

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Information Disclosure about the Quality of Goods - Duty or Encouragement?

INFORMATION RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS: A CHALLENGE FOR PARTY AUTONOMY AND TRANSACTIONAL FAIRNESS, Howells, G., Janssen, A., and Schulze, R., eds., Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Sale of Goods, Information, Disclosure

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Disruptive Technology - Disrupted Law? How the Digital Revolution Affects (Contract) Law

C. Twigg-Flesner, "Disruptive Technology - Disrupted Law? How the digital revolution affects (Contract) law" in A. De Franceschi, European Contract Law and the Digital Single Market (Intersentia, 2016)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Comment: The Future of EU Consumer Law – The End of Harmonisation?

EUROPEAN CONSUMER PROTECTION – THEORY AND PRACTICE, M. Kenny and J. Devenney, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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‘Good-Bye Harmonisation by Directives, Hello Cross-Border Only Regulation?’ - A Way Forward for EU Consumer Contract Law

European Review of Contract Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer, Regulation, Directive, Cross-Border, EU

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Some Thoughts on Consumer Law Reform – Consolidation, Codification, or a Restatement?

L.Gullifer and S.Vogenauer (eds.), English and European Perspectives on Contract and Commercial Law – Essays in Honour of Hugh Beale (Oxford: Hart, 2014)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Reform, Consumer Rights Act, Codification, Restatement

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Bad Hand? The 'New Deal' for EU Consumers

Final version published at (2018) 15 European Union Private Law Review (GPR) 166-175
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, EU Consumer Law, Modernisation, New Deal

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Introduction: Key Features of European Union Private Law

CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO EUROPEAN UNION PRIVATE LAW, C.Twigg-Flesner, ed., Cambrige University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
Downloads 123 (224,892)

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European Private Law

17.

The Acquis Principles: An Insider's Critical Reflections on the Drafting Process

THEORY AND PRACTISE OF HARMONISATION, Camilla Baasch Andersen, Mads Andeneas, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Draft Common Frame of Reference, Acquis Principles, Contract Law, European Contract Law, European Union

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The Importance of Law and Harmonisation for the EU’s Confident Consumer

D.Leczykiewicz and S.Weatherill (eds.), The Images of the Consumer in EU Law (Hart, 2015).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Image, Confident Consumer, Harmonisation, EU Consumer

19.

The General Principles of the Chinese Contract Law from the Perspective of an (English) Common Lawyer

C.Twigg-Flesner, "The General Principles of the Chinese Contract Law from the Perspective of an (English) Common Lawyer" in L.A.DiMatteo and Chen Lei (eds.), Chinese Contract Law: Civil and Common Law Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Nov 2017
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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China, England, Contract Law, Common Law, Chinese Contract Law

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Conformity of 3d Prints – Can Current Sales Law Cope?

Forthcoming in R.Schulze/D.Staudenmeyer, Digital Revolution – Challenges for Contract Law (Nomos/Hart)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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3D-printing, contract law, sale of goods, consumer law, on-line platforms

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Legal and Policy Responses to Online Platforms - A UK Perspective

“Platforms – Business Models and Contracts” at the University of Bayreuth (6/7 July 2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2017
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Contract Law, Consumer Law, Online Platforms

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Editorial: From Refit to a Rethink: Time for Fundamental EU Consumer Law Reform?

(2017) 6 Journal of European Consumer and Market Law 185-189
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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EU Consumer Law, Law Reform, New ideas

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The EU’s Proposals for Regulating B2B Relationships on Online Platforms – Transparency, Fairness and Beyond

(2018) 7 Journal of European Consumer and Markets Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Oct 2018
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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online platforms, b2b, fairness, transparency, European Union, EU, coherentism, regulatory-instrumentalism

24.

Protecting the Values of Consumer Law in the Digital Economy: The Case of 3D-Printing

in De Franceschi, et al. (eds.), Digital Revolution - Challenges for Law. Data Protection, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Products, Blockchain Technology and Virtual Currencies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner and Chris Willett
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law, University of Warwick - School of Law and University of Essex - School of Law
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Consumer Law, 3D printing, additive layer manufacturing, values, technology, digital economy

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Consolidation Rather than Codification – or Just Complication? - The UK's Consumer Rights Act 2015

Forthcoming in ZEuP
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2018
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Consumer Rights Act, consolidation

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CESL, Cross-Border Transactions and Domestic Law – Why a Dual Approach Could Work (Although CESL Might Not)

Christian TWIGG-FLESNER, “CESL, Cross-border transactions and domestic law – why a dual approach could work (although CESL might not)” (2015) 23 European Review of Private Law 231-249
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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27.

Comparative Consumer Sales Law

Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Hans-W. Micklitz, Chen Lei (eds.), Comparative Consumer Sales Law, Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2018.
Posted: 08 Jan 2019
Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Hans‐W. Micklitz and Lei Chen
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law, University of Warwick - School of Law, European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW) and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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What Sort of Europe Do Consumers Want?

(2005) 15 Consumer Policy Review 169-174
Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Geraint Howells and Christian Twigg-Flesner
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law and University of Warwick - School of Law

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Consumer law, European law, unfair commercial practices, harmonizaion

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EU Law and Consumer Transactions Without an Internal Market Dimension

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. 29/2013
Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law

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Consumer Goods Guarantees in the DCFR - 'Best Solution' or Grasping the Wrong Nettle?

European Review of Private Law, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2009
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law

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consumer guarantees, warranties, Draft Common Frame of Reference, EU Contract Law, Europe, consumer law