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Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Simon Whittaker

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The EU has been active in attempting to harmonize the laws of product liability and sale of goods to consumers, with the aim of promoting fair competition, developing the internal market, and ... More


The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Eric Descheemaeker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The common law, despite procedural divisions, has only ever had one class of civil wrongs. The civilians, by contrast, have typically split their law of wrongs in two, one group being called ... More


Termination for Breach of Contract

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The chapter examines the law of termination for breach of contract in England and France. It shows that the differences between the two jurisdictions are extensive. Whereas English law confers a ... More


Compulsion

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the specific remedies available in England and France. It shows that, in stark contrast with the position in France where specific remedies are unequivocally the rule, the ... More


Compensation

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The focus of this chapter is on the exploration of some central aspects of the law of damages which shed light on the degree to which the performance interest is protected in English law. The ... More


Approaches to Strict and Constructive Liability in Continental Criminal Law

John R. Spencer and Antje Pedain

in Appraising Strict Liability

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278510
eISBN:
9780191706967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278510.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the Continental position with a view to explaining the differences and similarities identified. Focusing on the French and German systems, the first part describes the doctrinal ... More


The Consumer Guarantees Directive and its Implementation in French and English Law

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The second European directive that impacts significantly on liability for products is the Directive on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees enacted in May 1999, ... More


General Conclusion

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter offers more general conclusions to the work as a whole in terms of the relationships between the broad bodies of law under consideration and any lessons to be drawn for the harmonisation ... More


The English Law of Sale of Goods

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses English law governing the sale of goods. From the starting point of a general immunity enjoyed by sellers expressed by the catchy (if un-Roman) tag caveat emptor, English law ... More


Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Jeroen Kortmann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines two problems in private law that are posed by the ‘good Samaritan’: First, do we have a legal duty to give aid to our fellow human beings? In particular: can we be held liable for ... More


Employment Law

Mark Freedland

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter suggests that French employment law has recently entered an acute phase of rapid and probably quite fundamental change; it is felt that nothing less than un bouleversement (a complete ... More


Damage and Compensation

Duncan Fairgrieve

in State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter aims to provide accounts of the most significant similarities and differences of legal rules on the issues of damages caused by administrative wrongdoings (economic loss, loss of a ... More


Judging the Administration in France: Changes Ahead? 1

Jean Marc Sauvé

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with how the Council acts as both legal advisor of the government and highest administrative judge. It identifies the key issues and changes that lie before the French ... More


Regulating Government Contracts

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the regulatory regime for government contracts in English law, highlighting three key features of that regime. First, although government contracts are commonly thought of as ... More


Deterrence and Punishment

Solène Rowan

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606603
eISBN:
9780191738722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606603.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on a debate that has recently been ignited in England as to whether there may be a role for punitive damages for breach of contract. Should there be a desire to increase the ... More


The Creation and Maintenance of the EEC Directive on Liability for Defective Products and the Process of its Implementation in the UK and France

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter looks in turn at the background to the Product Liability Directive and the key decisions of the European Court of Justice in 2002, which declared that its purpose was to effect ‘complete ... More


A Closer Look at the Product Liability Directive

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the Product Liability Directive’s provisions in more detail, looking at how they have been implemented and interpreted by French and English lawyers. In the case of French law, ... More


France

Emmanuel Decaux

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

French tradition combines the privileged position given to written law, and especially to codification over two centuries, with the desire to control ‘judicial authority’ by limiting the importance ... More


Conclusion

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The final method of demonstrating the truth and importance of seeing the common law of torts as based upon the infringement of primary rights is to examine other systems which do not have the same ... More


Beyond Illegality: Liability For Fault in English and French Law

Duncan Fairgrieve

in State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter is a comparative study on the significant aspects of English and French law with regard to fault-based liability. A discussion on the English law addresses the conditions of breach of ... More


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