Related Materials

EU Legislation and Materials

Excerpts from: Treaty Establishing the European Community

Rome I Regulation on the law applicable to contractual obligations

Rome II Regulation on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations

Rome III Regulation on the law applicable in matrimonial matters

Succession and Wills

Maintenance Obligations

General Literature

  • Mathias Reimann, Conflict of Laws in Western Europe: A Guide Through the Jungle (Transnational Publishers) (1995).
  • Peter Stone, EU Private International Law: Harmonization of Laws (Edward Elgar Publishing) (2006).

Part I

Tort Law Literature

Contract Law Literature

  • Mathias Reimann, Savigny's Triumph? Choice of Law in Contracts Cases at the Close of the Twentieth Century, 39 Va. J. Int'l L. 571 (1999).
  • Comments on the European Commission's Green Paper on the conversion of the Rome Convention of 1980 on the law applicable to contractual obligations into a Community instrument and its modernization, 68 Rabels Zeitschrift fuer auslaendisches und internationales Privatrecht 1-118 (2004).

Corporations Literature

  • Angelette, note European Corporate Choice of Law, (as overview article)
  • Jens Dammann, A New Approach to Corporate Choice of Law, 38 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 51-107 (2005).

Family Law Literature

  • International Family Law for the European Union (Meeusen et al. eds., 2007).

Part II

Methods and Approaches Literature

Federalization of Choice of Law Literature

Choice of Law as an Instrument of Market Regulation Literature

  • Horatia Muir Watt, Choice of Law in Integrated and Interconnected Markets
  • Jürgen Basedow, European private international law of obligations and internal market legislation – a matter of coordination, in Liber memorialis Petar Šarčević: Universalism, tradition and the individual 13 (2006).