Comparative Private Law

V-Nr. 0749 Dates:

Thursday, 14:00-15:45

Room: KOL-G-204


The course held by Prof. Alonso, Babusiaux, Hadžimanović and Heiss will introduce students to the methods of Comparative Private Law. In doing so, the course will present topical examples of Comparative Private Law in the field of Contract Law, Property Law and Consumer Protection Law.

All slides and materials to Prof. Babusiaux's part will be published here.

The course will be held according to the following provisional schedule:

Date Subject Person Material
19.09.2019 Introduction Prof. Heiss  
26.09.2019 Method Prof. Heiss  
03.10.2019 Method Prof. Heiss  
10.10.2019 Property Law Dr. Hadžimanović  
17.10.2019 Property Law Dr. Hadžimanović  
24.10.2019 Property Law Dr. Hadžimanović  
31.10.2019 Contract Law Prof. Babusiaux

Contract Law I (PDF, 201 KB)

Cases and Handout:

Fuller L.L, Perdue W. Jr_The Reliance Interest in Contract Damages (PDF, 6 MB)

Carill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Company (PDF, 263 KB)

Handout 31.10.19 (PDF, 84 KB)

07.11.2019 Contract Law Prof. Babusiaux

Contract Law II (PDF, 226 KB)


Linoleumrollenfall (PDF, 184 KB)

Monoprix Cour de Cassation Chambre 1972 (PDF, 111 KB)

Cobbe v Yeoman (PDF, 188 KB)

Plas v Valburg (PDF, 291 KB)

Walford v Miles (PDF, 112 KB)

Waltons Stores Ltd v Maher (PDF, 703 KB)

14.11.2019 Contract Law Prof. Babusiaux



BGH 23.09.1982 (PDF, 5 MB)

Kiriri Cotton Co. Ltd. v Dewani (PDF, 4 MB)

21.11.2019  Contract Law  Prof. Babusiaux

CPL IV (PDF, 236 KB)

Cases and Handout:

BGH 23.09.1957 (PDF, 5 MB)

RGZ 99, 147–149, Haakjöringsköd (PDF, 1 MB)

Lord Herschell in Derry v. Peek (PDF, 546 KB)

A pressing need for money (PDF, 2 MB)

The threatened wife (short) (PDF, 2 MB)

Wine to Algiers (PDF, 1 MB)

Royal Bank of Scotland v. Etridge (full) (PDF, 540 KB)

Royal Bank of Scotland v. Etridge (short) (PDF, 4 MB)

Lloyds Bank Ltd. v Bundy (PDF, 182 KB)

Handout (PDF, 64 KB)

28.11.2019 Tort Law Prof. Alonso  
05.12.2019 Tort Law Prof. Alonso  
12.12.2019 Tort Law Prof. Alonso  
19.12.2019 Students' Questons All