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A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability
A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability

A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability

Rethinking Current Approaches

Ius Commune: European and Comparative Law Series


250 Pages, 6.77 x 9.29

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $106.00 (US $106.00) (CA $143.00)

Publication Date: November 2015

ISBN 9781780683553

Rights: US & CA

Intersentia (Nov 2015)

Price: $106.00


The book presents a proposal for a harmonised European liability regime and discusses possibilities to enhance the feasibility of such a reform. It calls for a stronger involvement of the public in the nuclear sector and emphasises the intrinsic link between effective safety regulation and liability and compensation mechanisms.

Author Biography

Tobias Heldt was born in 1986 in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany. In 2010 he graduated as a Bachelor of Laws from Maastricht University. Aft erwards he stayed at Maastricht University to follow the Master Program of Globalisation and Law with a specialisation in Corporate and Commercial Law. He graduated cum laude in 2011 and joined the Maastricht Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO) in October of that year to conduct his doctoral research. Next to his work at Maastricht University he was also working as a Legal Adviser for the Nuclear Research Center (SCKòCEN) in Mol, Belgium.