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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

8 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2012  

Giesela Ruhl

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Date Written: January 21, 2012

Abstract

The article provides an overview of choice of law in European Private International Law. It explores the function, the historical development as well as the current scope and design of party choice under the pertaining European Union provisions.

Keywords: Choice of Law, Party Autonomy, European Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Rome I Regulation, Rome II Regulation

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Ruhl, Giesela, Choice of Law by the Parties in European Private International Law (January 21, 2012). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1989512

Giesela Ruhl (Contact Author)

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena ( email )

Faculty of Law
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3
Jena, Thuringa 07743
Germany

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