The Common Frame of Reference in Europe

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Discusses the origins of the Draft Common Frame of Reference and assesses the need for further work in particular areas, taking as an example the subject of restitutionary damages for non-performance of a contract. Also assesses the possible relevance of the DCFR in work on African legal unity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-95
Number of pages18
JournalTulane European and Civil Law Forum
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Draft Common Frame of Reference. European private law. African legal unity. Breach of contract. Restitutionary damages.


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