Giesela Ruhl

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Professor of Law

Faculty of Law

Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3

Jena, Thuringa 07743

Germany

Humboldt-University of Berlin

Professor of Law

Unter den Linden 6

Berlin, 10117

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Party Autonomy in the Private International Law of Contracts: Transatlantic Convergence and Economic Efficiency

CLPE Research Paper No. 4/2007, CONFLICT OF LAWS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD, Eckart Gottschalk, Ralf Michaels, Giesela Rühl & Jan von Hein, eds., Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Choice of Law, Conflict of Laws, Private International Law, Party Autonomy, Contract Law, Economic Analysis, Rome Convention, Restatement, UCC

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Choice of Law by the Parties in European Private International Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Choice of Law, Party Autonomy, European Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Rome I Regulation, Rome II Regulation

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Methods and Approaches in Choice of Law: An Economic Perspective

Berkeley Journal of International Law, Vol. 24, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Choice of Law, Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Economic Analysis, Unilateralism, Multilateralism, Substantivism, Selectivism, Forum Shopping, Regulatory Competition, Conflicts Justice, Material Justice, Rules and Standards

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The Common European Sales Law: 28th Regime, 2nd Regime or 1st Regime?

Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2012/5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Common European Sales Law, Private International Law, Rome IRegulation, Consumer Contracts

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Consumer Protection in Choice of Law

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 44, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Comparative Law, Economic Analysis of Law, Consumer Protection, Consumer Contracts, Party Autonomy, Information Asymmetry, Market for Lemons

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Choice of Law and Choice of Forum in the European Union: Recent Developments

CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEMS IN EUROPE: IMPLICATIONS FOR CHOICE OF FORUM AND CHOICE OF CONTRACTS LAW, Christopher Hodges, Stefan Vogenauer, eds., Hart Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Conflict of Laws, Private International Law, Choice of Law, Choice of Forum, Rome Convention, Rome I Regulation, Brussels Convention, Brussels I Regulation, Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, Consumer Protection, Non-State Law, Lis Pendens, Anti-Suit Injunctions

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Unilateralism in European Private International Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Unilateralism, Multilateralism, Secondary Union Law, International Economic Law, Overriding Mandatory Law, Carl Friedrich von Savigny, Brainerd Currie, Conflict of Laws, Private International Law

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The Protection of Weaker Parties in the Private International Law of the European Union: A Portrait of Inconsistency and Conceptual Truancy

Journal of Private International Law [J. Priv. Int’l L.] 10 (2014), pp. 335-358
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Private International Law, International Civil Procedure, Party Autonomy, Choice of Law, Choice of Forum, Brussels I, Rome I, Rome II, Succession Regulation, Maintenance Regulation, Preferential Law Approach, Consumer Contracts, Weaker Parties

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Common Law, Civil Law and the Single European Market for Insurances

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 56, January 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Insurance, Contract, Insurance Contract Law, Common Law, Civil Law, English Law, German Law, Duty of Disclosure, Warranties

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Alternative and Online Dispute Resolution for Cross-Border Consumer Contracts: A Critical Evalution of the European Legislature's Recent Efforts to Promote Competitiveness and Growth in the Internal Market

Forthcoming in: 38 Journal of Consumer Policy [J. Consum. Pol.] 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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ADR, Alternative dispute resolution, Consumer contracts, Distortion of competition, Fundamental freedoms, Harmonization, Internal market, Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters, Principle of conferral, ODR, Online dispute resolution, TFEU

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Regulatory Competition in Contract Law: Empirical Evidence and Normative Implications

European Review of Contract Law 9 (2013) 61-89
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2013
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Regulatory Competition, Contract Law, European Union, Private International Law, Choice of Law, Consumer, Common European Sales Law, Harmonization

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Contractual Obligations in European Private International Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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International contracts, European Private Law, European Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Harmonization, Unification, Contract Law, Choice of Law

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Who's Afraid of Comparative Law? The (Side) Effects of Unification of Private International Law in Europe

European Review of Private Law 25 (2017) 485
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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European private law, European Civil Code, European private international law, comparative law, CJEU, unification, characterization

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Information Obligations in European Insurance Contract Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Information obligation, Insurance Contract, Duty of Disclosure, European Union, Principles of European Insurance Contract Law

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The Role of Economic Efficiency in European Private International Law

Forthcoming in: Stefan Leible (ed.), General Principles of European Private International Law, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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European Private International Law, General Part, General principles, Rome 0 Regulation, Rome I, Rom II, Rome III, TEU, TFEU, Economic efficiency

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The Choice of Law Framework for Efficient Regulatory Competition in Contract Law

REGULATORY COMPETITION IN CONTRACT LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION, Horst Eidenmüller, ed., Munich, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jul 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Commercial Agents, Minimum Harmonization and Overriding Mandatory Provisions in the European Union: The Unamar Case

Common Market Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Apr 2016
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Commercial Agents; Commercial Agency Directive; Minimum Harmonization; Overriding Mandatory Provisions; ECJ; CJEU; Private International Law; Unamar; Ingmar; Party Autonomy

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Distance Contracts

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Distance Contracts, European Private Law, Consumer Protection, Information Duty, Economic Analysis

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The Unfairness of Choice-of-Law Clauses, Or: The (Unclear) Relationship of Art. 6 Rome I Regulation and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive

Common Market Law Review 55 [2018] pp. 201-224
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Choice of Law, Rome I Regulation, Unfair Terms Directive, Unfairness of Choice of Law Clauses, Amazon, Consumer Contracts, Overriding Mandatory Provisions

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Precautionary Obligations in European Insurance Contract Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Insurance Contract, Policyholder, Warranties, Obliegenheiten, Common Law, Civil Law

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The Consumer's Jurisdictional Privilege: On (Missing) Legislative and (Misguided) Judicial Action

Forthcoming in: Franco Ferrari & Francesca Ragno (eds.), International Civil Litigation in Europe: The Recast of the Brussels I Regulation
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters After Brexit: Which Way Forward?

International and Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ) 67 (2018) 99-128
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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(Ex Post) Evaluation of Legislative Actions in the European Union: The Example of Private International Law

Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht (NIPR) 2017, Issue 3, 433
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Evaluation; ex ante; ex post, REFIT; Smart Regulation; Better Regulation; Private International Law; Choice of law; Jurisdiction; Recognition and enforcement; Rome I; Rome II; Rome III; Brussels I (recast); Brussels II; Maintenance; Succession; Insolvency; Small claims; Taking of evidence; Service

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Behavioural Analysis and Comparative Law Improving the Empirical Foundation for Comparative Legal Research

H.-W. Micklitz, A-L Sibony and F. Esposito (eds.), Research Handbook in Consumer Law, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2018 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Comparative Law, Functional Method, Behavioural Research, Cross-Cultural Empirical Studies, Comparative Law and Economic Analysis, Rational Choice, Efficiency

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Smart (legal) contracts, or: Which (contract) law for smart contracts?

Benedetta Cappiello & Gherardo Carullo (eds.), Blockchain, Law and Governance, Springer (forthcoming 2020)
Number of pages: 21
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Smart contracts; Blockchain; Cryptocurrencies; Bitcoin, Ripple; Applicable law; Contract law; European Union; Rome I Regulation; Contractual obligations; Party Autonomy; Consumer protection

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Private International Law post-Brexit: Between Plague and Cholera

Revue de Droit Commercial Belge/Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht (RDC/TBH) 2020 (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 10
Giesela Ruhl
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Private International Law; Brexit; Civil and commercial matters; Judicial Cooperation; Rome I, Rome II, Brussels Ia; Lugano Convention; Hague Choice of Court Convention; Withdrawal Agreement; Transition period

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Regulatory Competition and the Hague Principles of Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

Rishi Gulati, Thomas John & Ben Koehler (eds.), Elgar Companion on the Hague Conference on Private International Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham/Camberley/Northampton 2020 (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21
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Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Hague Principles; Party Autonomy; Commercial contracts; Non-state law; Renvoi; Regulatory competition; race to the bottom; race to the top; consumer contracts; employment contracts; overriding mandatory provisions; ordre public

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Settlement of international commercial disputes post-Brexit, or: United we stand taller

Jörn Axel Kämmerer & Hans-Bernd Schäfer (eds), Brexit and the Law. An Interdisciplinary Study, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham/Camberley/Northampton (forthcoming 2020)
Number of pages: 19
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Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Brexit; dispute resolution; international litigation; Judicial cooperation in civil matters; Private International Law; Rome I, Rome II, Brussels Ia; Netherlands Commercial Court; Brussels International Business Court; International Commercial Court; European Commercial Court