Punitive Damages in European Private Law

HANDBOOK OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus J. Hopt and Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Forthcoming

8 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2011

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Gerhard Wagner

Humboldt University School of Law; University of Chicago Law School

Date Written: February 21, 2011

Abstract

The paper explores the availability of punitive damages in the legal systems of the European Union. It surveys European law as well as the legal systems of the Member States.

Keywords: Punitive Damages, Torts, Damages, Liability, European law

JEL Classification: K13, K40

Suggested Citation

Wagner, Gerhard, Punitive Damages in European Private Law (February 21, 2011). HANDBOOK OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus J. Hopt and Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1766113

Gerhard Wagner (Contact Author)

Humboldt University School of Law ( email )

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Berlin, 10099
Germany

University of Chicago Law School ( email )

1111 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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