Pre-Contractual Phase: Reflections on the Attractiveness of the New French Rules for the Parties to International Commercial Transactions

"Pre-Contractual Phase: Reflections on the Attractiveness of the New French Rules for the Parties to International Commercial Transactions", in S. Stijns and S. Jansen (Eds), the French Contract Law Reform: A Source of Inspiration? (Cambridge, Intersentia, 2016) Pp. 29-47

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Ekaterina Pannebakker

Leiden University; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law

Date Written: November 29, 2016

Abstract

This paper addresses the new rules on the pre-contractual phase and reflects upon the following question. To what extent do these rules contribute to the attractiveness of the French law for parties to international commercial transactions?

Keywords: Ordonnance for the reform of the law of contract, the general regime of obligations, and proof of obligations, culpa in contrahendo, pre-contractual liability

Suggested Citation

Pannebakker, Ekaterina, Pre-Contractual Phase: Reflections on the Attractiveness of the New French Rules for the Parties to International Commercial Transactions (November 29, 2016). "Pre-Contractual Phase: Reflections on the Attractiveness of the New French Rules for the Parties to International Commercial Transactions", in S. Stijns and S. Jansen (Eds), the French Contract Law Reform: A Source of Inspiration? (Cambridge, Intersentia, 2016) Pp. 29-47. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3186556

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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law ( email )

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