Walter Doralt

University of Graz (Austria)

Professor

Universitätsstrasse 15

(Zivilrecht)

Graz, 8010

Austria

http://zivilrecht.uni-graz.at/de/institut/wissenschaftliche-mitarbeiterinnen/prof-dr-walter-doralt

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Policy Options for Progress Towards a European Contract Law: Comments on the issues raised in the Green Paper from the Commission of 1 July 2010, COM (2010) 348 final

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 371-438, April 2011, DOI: 10.1628/003372511795316845, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 11/2
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (deceased), University of Graz, University of Graz (Austria), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Siegen, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Optional Instrument, Optional Regime, Common Frame of Reference, DCFR, European Contract Law, Policy Options, Toolbox, Blue Button, Harmonization & Contract Law, Internal Market, EU Competences in Private Law, Choice of Law, Rome I Regulation

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Auditor's Liability and its Impact on the European Financial Markets

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 62-68, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Nov 2008
University of Graz (Austria), Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public FinanceUniversity of Regensburg - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Bremen, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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auditor liability, liability cap, general meeting, auditor independence

Comments on the European Commission Green Paper

Rivista delle Società, Vol. 56, pp. 485-493, 2011, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 10/24
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
University of Graz (Austria), Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Bucerius Law School, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public FinanceUniversity of Regensburg - Faculty of Law and University of Innsbruck
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audit, independence, rotation, Big Four, market concentration, internationalization, legal harmonization, standardization

Auditor Independence at the Crossroads – Regulation and Incentives

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 89-101, March 2012, DOI: 10.1017/S1566752912000043, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/1
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
University of Graz (Austria), Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Bucerius Law School, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public FinanceUniversity of Regensburg - Faculty of Law and University of Innsbruck
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audit, independence, rotation, Big Four, market concentration, internationalization, legal harmonization, standardization

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The Optional European Contract Law and Why Success or Failure May Depend on Scope Rather than Substance

Revue des Contrats, Vol. 2011, No. 4, pp. 1313-1342, October 2011, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 11/9
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2012
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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harmonisation, unification, European law, optional contract law, contract law, European contract law, optional regime, optional instrument, regulatory competition, choice of Law, internal market, fragmentation, common frame of reference, DCFR, policy options, blue button, choice of law, DCFR, PECL

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Die Haftung des gesetzlichen Abschlussprüfers – Mitverschulden, Ansprüche Dritter und Wege der Haftungsbegrenzung (Auditor Liability – Contributory Negligence of the Audited Company, Third Party Claims and Ways of Limiting Liability)

Zeitschrift für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (ZGR), Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 266-304, April 2015, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 14/12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Abschlussprüfung, Mitverschulden, Dritthaftung, Schutzgesetz, Haftungsbeschränkung, Kapitalmarkthaftung, caparo, negligence, Stone Rolls, Grundsatz der Wesentlichkeit

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Penalty Clauses in Commercial Contracts

Graz Law Working Paper No 03-2021
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Feb 2021
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Contractual penalty, liquidated damages, signalling function, freedom of contract, damages, pacta sunt servanda, Cavendish Square Holding BV v. Talal El Makdessi, ParkingEye Ltd v. Beavis

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Wegfall der Geschäftsgrundlage (Change of Circumstances)

Graz Law Working Paper No 04-2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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§ 901 ABGB, § 934 ABGB, §§ 1104 ff ABGB, Bürgerliches Recht, Allgemeines Schuldrecht, veränderte Umstände, Vertrag, Dauerschuldverhältnis, Vertragsauslegung, ergänzende Vertragsauslegung, Unvorhersehbarkeit, Vertragsanpassung

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Der Wegfall der Geschäftsgrundlage – Altes und Neues zur théorie de l'imprévision in Frankreich (Change of Circumstances – Old and New Elements of the French théorie de l'imprévision)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 76, No. 4, pp. 761-784, October 2012, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/23
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Change of circumstances, Hardship, Force majeure, Imprévision, Craponne, Geschäftsgrundlage

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Austrian Limited: Die Pläne zur flexiblen Kapitalgesellschaft und die Reform des Gesellschaftsrechts (Austrian Limited: The Plans for Flexible Corporation and the Reform of Company Law)

Graz Law Working Paper No 10-2021
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2021
University of Graz (Austria), RPCK | Rastegar Panchal, Fordham University School of Law, University of Luxembourg, RPCK | Rastegar Panchal and London School of Economics - Law School
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corporation, partnership, legal capital, capital maintenance, firm formation, minimum capital, start-up, employee share plans

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Verbrauchervertragsrecht und Rechtswahl (Consumer Contract Law and Choice of Law)

Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), Vol. 215, No. 6, pp. 855-892, 2015, DOI: 10.1628/000389915X14539703917330, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
Walter Doralt and Sarah Nietner
University of Graz (Austria) and Bucerius Law School
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European Private Law, Choice of Law, Private International Law, Contract Law, Consumer Contracts, E-Commerce, Harmonization, Rome I Convention, Common European Sales Law, Consumer Law, Internal Market, Civil Procedure, International Civil Procedure

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Akademische Karrierewege für Juristen in Deutschland und Österreich (Academic Career Paths For Lawyers In Germany And Austria)

Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (RabelsZ) 2020, 268-298, Graz Law Working Paper No 09-2021
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2021
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Monographie, Habilitationsschrift, Dissertation, Promotion, wissenschaftliche Laufbahn, Professur, Vertretungsprofessur

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Organhaftung und D&O-Versicherung – Jüngere Entwicklungen und aktuelle Gestaltungsfragen (Company Director Liability and D&O-Insurance in Germany)

Zeitschrift für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (ZGR), 48 (2019), pp. 96-1049, Graz Law Working Paper No 05-2021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Vorstand, Vorstandshaftung, Geschäftsführerhaftung, D&O-Versicherung, Verschaffungspflicht, Aufsichtsrat, Aufsichtsratshaftung, Organhaftung

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Strukturelle Schwächen in der Europäisierung des Privatrechts – Eine Prozessanalyse der jüngeren Entwicklungen (How Organisational and Structural Weaknesses Impacted the Harmonisation Process and What it Implies for European Private Law)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 260-285, April 2011, DOI: 10.1628/003372511795316827, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 10/17
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Harmonisation, Unification, European Law, European Contract Law, Optional Contract Law, DCFR, PECL, Lando-Principles, Regulatory Competition, Choice of Law, Comparative Law, Principles.

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Transparenz und Kontrolle bei related party transactions: Verträge der Gesellschaft mit ihrem Aufsichtsratsmitglied (Transparency and Control in Related Party Transactions: Contracts Between Companies and Members of the Board)

Juristische Blätter, Vol. 130, No. 12, pp. 759-776, December 2008, DOI: 10.1007/s00503-008-1433-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Consent, approval, directors’ duties, directors’ remuneration, related party transactions, supervisory board, Aufsichtsrat, conflict of interests, corporate governance

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Die Haftungshöchstgrenze bei der Haftung des Abschlussprüfers gegenüber Dritten (Auditor Third Party Liability and the Question of Application Liability Caps)

Recht der Wirtschaft (RdW), Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 687-690, November 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Liability caps, third party liability, auditor liability

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damages, tort claims, statute of limitations, rescission, compensation for use, action for a declaratory judgement, immoral damage, fraudulent misrepresentation, violation of protective law

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Notariatsakt und materielle Prüfpflicht des Firmenbuchgerichts auf dem Prüfstand (Notarial Deed and Substantive Duty of Review of the Commercial Register Court under Scrutiny)

Graz Law Working Paper No. 01-2023
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jan 2023
Lea Zieger and Walter Doralt
Independent and University of Graz (Austria)
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corporation, Austrian law, partnership, LLP, LLC, legal capital, capital maintenance, firm formation, notarization, Companies Register, substantive examination, duplication of the legal protection, minimum capital, public limited company, private limited company, start-up, employee share plans

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Rote Karte oder grünes Licht für den Blue Button? (An Optional Contract Law for Europe?)

Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), Vol. 211, No. 1, pp. 1-34, February 2011, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 10/16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Harmonisation, Unification, European Law, European Contract Law, Optional Contract Law, DCFR, PECL, Lando-Principles, Regulatory Competition, Choice of Law, Comparative Law, Principles

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Vorausleistung und Rücktritt beim Zahlungsverzug (Historical and Comparative Remarks on Right to Rescind or Terminate a Contract in the Event of Payment Default by the Other Party)

Recht der Wirtschaft (RdW), Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 8-13, January 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Walter Doralt
University of Graz (Austria)
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Commercial law, unification, HGB, BGB, unwinding failed contracts, payment default

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tenancy law, rental markets, housing, rental housing markets, cities, rent control, long-term contracts

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legal capital, notarization, companies register, substantive examination, minimum capital, private limited company, start-up, employee share plans