Remedies for Buyers in Case of Contracts for the Supply of Digital Content
ad hoc briefing paper for the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs, May 2012, PE 462.459, 25 p.
31 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Date Written: June 14, 2012
The inclusion of provisions on digital content, including ‘gratuitous’ digital content, in the Common European Sales Law constitutes an improvement in respect to existing EU legislation on sales contracts. However, some amendments are necessary, given the fact that digital content differs from goods. This briefing note critically assesses the relevant provisions on conformity and remedies, and gives suggestions for tailoring them better to digital content.
Keywords: digital content, Common European Sales Law, consumer, conformity, remedies
JEL Classification: K12
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