Johannes Ungerer, ‘Coronavirus measures in private law: Comparison of moratoria in the United Kingdom and Germany’ – abstract

ABSTRACT The Coronavirus pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to private legal relations. These challenges demand that States provide measures that go beyond traditional private law responses such as force majeure, material adverse change or frustration. Enacting moratoria is among the steps which have been undertaken by the United Kingdom and Germany to provide necessary ‘breathing space’, … Continue reading Johannes Ungerer, ‘Coronavirus measures in private law: Comparison of moratoria in the United Kingdom and Germany’ – abstract

The Spanish loan debt moratorium due to COVID-19, a minimal measure

The present contribution would like to give some insight in the measures adopted by the Spanish government to tackle the economic crisis caused by the shutdown under the state of alarm, that notably include a loan debt moratorium (for a more detailed analysis see Zunzunegui, 2020). A precedent for this measure could be found in … Continue reading The Spanish loan debt moratorium due to COVID-19, a minimal measure

Preliminary Agreements and the Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith: Distinctive Features in the International Commercial Context – Isabel Zuloaga

Based on the presentation made at the IECL (Institute of European and Comparative Law) Lunchtime Seminar Series, Law Faculty, University of Oxford, on 21 January 2020 which, in turn, is based on a paper I’m working on under the probable title of “Preliminary Agreements and the Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith: Distinctive Features in … Continue reading Preliminary Agreements and the Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith: Distinctive Features in the International Commercial Context – Isabel Zuloaga

Isabel Zuloaga – Reliance in the Breaking Off of Contractual Negotiations: Trust and Expectation in a Comparative Perspective (Intersentia 2019)

In a constantly evolving world where international trade is ever-growing, precontractual liability, particularly for breaking off negotiations, is a topic of unceasing development by legal scholars and the judiciary and of increasing importance for practitioners, judges and academics, with significant consequences for negotiating contracts both at a national and at a transnational level. However, it … Continue reading Isabel Zuloaga – Reliance in the Breaking Off of Contractual Negotiations: Trust and Expectation in a Comparative Perspective (Intersentia 2019)

Reasons and Context in Comparative Law: Workshop to mark the retirement of Professor John Bell

The Centre for European Legal Studies (Cambridge) kindly sponsored a Comparative law workshop in honour of John Bell, who is retiring in September 2019. The workshop, which was organised by Dr Turenne, was a small gathering of colleagues and former students from Australia, Chile, France, the Netherlands, the USA in addition to colleagues and former … Continue reading Reasons and Context in Comparative Law: Workshop to mark the retirement of Professor John Bell

Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law – A Global Perspective (Edward Elgar 2019)

The book Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law: A Global Guide (published by Edward Elgar and edited by myself and Professor Jason Chuah, the Head of the Law School at City, University of London) is made up of a peer-reviewed collection of chapters which set out how the different insolvency law systems considered in the study treat … Continue reading Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law – A Global Perspective (Edward Elgar 2019)