Droit Applicable aux Contrats de Construction (Law Applicable to Construction Contracts)

Journées Turco-Roumaines: Travaux de l'Association Henri-Capitant, 2017

9 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last revised: 30 Jan 2018

Berk Demirkol

University of Galatasaray - Faculty of Law; University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: May 2, 2016

Abstract

French Abstract: La règle générale du conflit des lois pour déterminer le droit applicable à un contrat en droit européen et en droit turc qui suit la Convention de Rome est, en l'absence du choix de la loi applicable est le droit de la parties qui fournit la prestation caractéristique. L'application directe de cette règle n'apparaît pas convenable pour les contrats de construction. Cet article propose une méthode pour une meilleure solution dans la spécificité des contrats de construction.

English Abstract: Under the European law instruments Rome Convention and Rome I Regulation, as well as the Turkish Private International Law Act - which follows the Rome Convention - which provide for conflict of laws rules for contractual relations, the general rule is to apply the law of the person who shall perform the characteristic performance. The direct application of this rule does not, however, seem adequate in case of construction contracts. This paper discusses the methods to find a better solution in the specificity of construction contracts.

Note: Downloadable document is available in French.

Suggested Citation

Demirkol, Berk, Droit Applicable aux Contrats de Construction (Law Applicable to Construction Contracts) (May 2, 2016). Journées Turco-Roumaines: Travaux de l'Association Henri-Capitant, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2863261 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2863261

Berk Demirkol (Contact Author)

University of Galatasaray - Faculty of Law ( email )

Cyraoan Cad. 102
Ortakoy, 80840, Istanbul
Turkey

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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