Chapter 1 Towards a European Civil Code
Summary: Introductory Chapter in which the idea of a European Civil code is discussed; how would
countries receive a harmonized jurisdiction? what stage is this process at?
In the past three deca
Chapter 43-Security rights in movables
Credits usually are granted against security, encumbering either real estate (immovables) or movables.
Because the VOLUME AND VALUE of the movables increases and there are much more widely available
for both i
Chapter 42-Transfer of Property
The topic is limited to contractual transfers, thus excluding statutory transfers (such as succession or
1. Does property pass from the transferor to the transferee by mere consent of the parties; or i
Week 4- Chapter 25 & Chapter 26
Chapter 25 - Standard Form Conditions
Traditional contract thinking is built on the ideal of individual contracting.
Modern MASS TRANSCATIONS require standardized conditions. Standard form conditions can be
Week 3- Chapter 21&23
Chapter 21-The pre-contractual stage
Introduction: Contract law can be subsumed under one formal (backbone) rule: a contract comes into
existence after the sequence of offer and corresponding acceptance.
There are differences though
Week 2 Notes-Chapter 6&7
Chapter 6 The Influence of Primary European Law on Private Law
Discussion will be focused on the law of obligations. Within the law of obligations the focus is on
contracts, torts and restitution.
Horizontal effect of European Law