Standard contract terms in Europe : a basis for and a challenge to European contract law /

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Imprint:Alphen Aan Den Rijn : Kluwer Law International ; Frederick, Md. : Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America by Aspen Publishers, Inc., 2008.
Description:xiv, 289 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:Private law in European context series ; v. 15
Subject:Contracts -- European Union countries.
Standardized terms of contract -- European Union countries.
Standardized terms of contract.
Europe -- European Union countries.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Collins, Hugh, 1953-
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. The Directive on Unfair Contract Terms: Implementation, Effectiveness, and Harmonization
  • 2. Some Reflections on Cassis de Dijon and the Control of Unfair Contract Terms in Consumer Contracts
  • 3. Criteria for Assessing 'Unfairness' in Consumer Contracts: An Economic Analysis
  • 4. Party Autonomy and Social Justice in Member States and EC Regulation: A Survey of Theory and Practice
  • 5. Standard Contract Terms: The Role of the Courts and Moral Suasion by Independent Authorities
  • 6. Self-regulation in European Contract Law
  • 7. On the Development of European Standard Contract Terms
  • 8. Standard Contract Terms and Information Rules
  • 9. The Rules Applicable when Standard Contract Terms are Avoided and Contracts with Inequality of Bargaining Power: Construction of a Unitary Model of Invalidity or a Plurality of Models?
  • 10. Unfair Contract Terms in Search of Harmonization
  • 11. The Interpretation of Standard Clauses in European Contract Law
  • 12. Standard Clauses and Unilateral Promises
  • 13. Standard Contract Terms and Financial Contracts