Introduction – Regulating Private Regulators: Understanding the Role of Private Law

Tilburg Private Law Working Paper Series No. 1/2019

Forthcoming in European Review of Private Law 2019/2.

20 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2019

Date Written: April 8, 2019

Abstract

This article frames the analysis conducted by the authors in this Special Issue on the influence and control of private law over the ways in which private, non-state actors pursue regulatory functions. It offers a dense and substantive introduction to the analysis, and the key assumptions and concepts underlying it. Accordingly, the article’s purpose is to contextualise the research questions that are addressed by the authors, along with the forecasting of conclusions that follow from their contributions jointly.

Keywords: Private regulation, contract law, tort law, standardization, certification, corporate social responsibility

Suggested Citation

Verbruggen, Paul, Introduction – Regulating Private Regulators: Understanding the Role of Private Law (April 8, 2019). Forthcoming in European Review of Private Law 2019/2.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3368374

Paul Verbruggen (Contact Author)

Tilburg Law School ( email )

Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

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