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The Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations in Europe
The Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations in Europe

The Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations in Europe

A Guide to the Rome II Regulation

Studies in Private International Law

LAW

180 Pages

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $94.00 (US $94.00)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781841139517

Rights: US

Hart Publishing (Jun 2019)

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Overview

On 11 January 2009, Regulation (EC) No 864/2007 on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations (Rome II) became applicable in twenty six EU Member States. The Rome II Regulation provides conflict of law rules for tort and delict, unjust enrichment, negotiorum gestio and culpa in contrahendo. In particular, the Rome II Regulation sets out specific rules governing product liability, unfair competition and acts restricting free competition, environmental damage, infringement of intellectual property rights, and industrial action. This book is a comprehensive guide to the Rome II Regulation. It presents the rules designating the applicable law according to Rome II and explores the raisons d'etres behind these rules. The book presents numerous case scenarios and explains what the applicable law should be under the Rome II Regulation. As such it is a comprehensive handbook providing the practitioner with explanations of how the regulation could and should be interpreted and applied.

Author Biography

Thomas Kadner Graziano is Professeur Ordinaire at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Eleanor Merrett has worked as a research assistant in the private international law department at the University of Geneva and is currently a trainee trade mark attorney in London.