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The Common European Law of Torts: Volume One

Christian von Bar


This book is the first of a two volume treatise on the law of non-contractual obligations. The result of an attempt to discover the common elements of the law of torts of all the member states of the European Union, it is founded on the belief that the approximation of European laws should not be left to the directives and regulations of Brussels alone. The book analyses the relevant court rulings and academic writings of all the jurisdictions of the European Union to distil a European common law of torts. The material covered in volume one includes: the areas of application of tort law and it ... More

Keywords: law, non-contractual obligations, torts, European Union, liability, tortfeasors, Council of Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198260561
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260561.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christian von Bar, author
University of Osnabrück