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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“  Current research focuses on the implications of digitalisation (including new digital products and digital business models) for Contract, Commercial and Consumer law. This includes two research products on smart goods and consumer law, and Algorithmic Contracts, respectively.Other work focuses on topical issues. Recent work examined the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on Contract/Commercial/Consumer Law.  ”

Scholarly Papers (39)

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A Comparative Perspective on Commercial Contracts and the Impact of Covid-19 - Change of Circumstances, Force Majeure, or What?

Pistor, Katharina, "Law in the Time of COVID-19" (2020). Books. 240.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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force majeure, hardship, frustration, COVID-19, pandemic, contracts

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COVID-19 and Frustration in English law

Hugh Beale and Christian Twigg-Flesner, "Covid-19 and frustration in English law" in Sergio Garcia Long, Derecho de los Desastres: Covid-19 (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2020)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Sep 2020
Hugh Beale and Christian Twigg-Flesner
Warwick School of Law and University of Warwick - School of Law
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Frustration, COVID-19, impossibility, English Law

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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
Downloads 1,155 (25,851)
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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

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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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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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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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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
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Consumer Rights Directive, European Consumer Law, Sales Law

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

published in: B.Heiderhoff and R.Schulze (eds.), Verbraucherrecht Und Verbraucherverhalten: Consumer Law and Consumer Behaviour (Nomos, 2016)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2020
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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Consolidation Rather than Codification – or Just Complication? - The UK's Consumer Rights Act 2015

[2019] Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatecht (ZeuP) 170-201
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2020
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Consumer Rights Act, Consolidation

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Conformity of Goods and Digital Content/Digital Services

Esther Arroyo Amayuelas & Sergio Cámara Lapuente (dirs.), El Derecho privado en el nuevo paradigma digital, Barcelona-Madrid, Marcial Pons, 2020.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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consumer law, conformity, maximum harmonisation, quality, fitness for purpose, goods, digital content, digital services

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The Potential of the COVID-19 Crisis to Cause Legal Disruption to Contracts and Contract Law

Ewoud Hondius, Marta Santos Silva, Andrea Nicolussi, Pablo Salvador Coderch, Christiane Wendehorst, and Fryderyk Zoll (eds.), "Coronavirus and the Law in Europe" (online, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2020
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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contracts, Legal disruption, crisis, legal response

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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 222-233
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2020
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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online platforms, b2b, fairness, transparency, European Union, EU, coherentism, regulatory-instrumentalism

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

in A. De Franceschi and R. Schulze (eds.), Digital Revolution - Challenges for Law. (Beck, 2019)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2020
Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner and Chris Willett
affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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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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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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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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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‘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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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
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European Private Law

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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

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Guiding Principles for Updating the Product Liability Directive for the Digital Age (Pilot ELI Innovation Paper)

Christian Twigg-Flesner, Guiding Principles for Updating the Product Liability Directive for the Digital Age (Pilot ELI Innovation Paper), European Law Institute (January 2021)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Product Liability, EU Directive, European Law Institute, Reform

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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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Interconnectivity and Liability: AI and the Internet of Things

Larry dI Matteo et.al. Artificial Intelligence: Global Perspectives on Law & Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2021
Geraint Howells and Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Manchester and University of Warwick - School of Law
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AI, Artificial Intelligence, Liability, Product Liability, Data, Goods With Digital Elements

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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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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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Consumer Law and Policy Relating to Change of Circumstances Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, COVID-19 - Consumer Law Research Group

Journal of Consumer Policy (2020) 43(3), DOI: 10.1007/s10603-020-09463-z
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2020
University of Houston Law Center, Independent, Adelaide Law School, University of Manchester, Durham Law School, Independent, European University Institute, University of Rijeka, Law Faculty, University of Cape Town, Independent, Independent, University of Kent - Kent Law School, KU Leuven, Consumer Competition Market, University of Warwick - School of Law and University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Consumer law, COVID-19, Moratoria, Refunds, Guiding principles

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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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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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Who Knows What the Future Holds? The Fate of the EU’s Acquis in English Contract Law

Christian Twigg-Flesner, "Who knows what the future holds? The fate of the EU’s acquis in English Contract Law" (2022); Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht (NTBR) - special issue on “Recent Influences of the European Acquis Communautaire on National Contract Law” Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Brexit, English Law, Contract Law, Consumer Law, EU Law

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UK Consumer Law after withdrawal from the European Union ('Brexit')

Christian Twigg-Flesner, "UK Consumer Law after withdrawal from the European Union ("Brexit"). Working Papers (Càtedra Jean Monnet de Dret Privat Europeu), University of Barcelona, 5/2021.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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Consumer Law, Brexit, Trade and Cooperation Agreement

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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
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 May 2021
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

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ELI Response to the European Commission's Public Consultation on Civil Liability Adapting Liability Rules to the Digital Age and Artificial Intelligence

European Law Institute
Number of pages: 32
European Law Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Warwick - School of Law and University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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Product Liability Directive, Product, Defect, Damage, Burden of Proof, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Liability, European Union, European Law, European Law Institute, ELI, European Commission Public Consultation

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What Sort of Europe Do Consumers Want?

(2005) 15 Consumer Policy Review 169-174
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2021
Geraint Howells and Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Manchester 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
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Christian Twigg-Flesner
University of Warwick - School of Law
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