Chapter

Remarks from a Comparative and EU Perspective

Stephen Weatherill and Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199594559
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595714 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0003
Remarks from a Comparative and EU Perspective

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the different forms and shapes of suretyships, and the diverse legal responses to them. It then addresses the question of whose interests should prevail. This is followed by discussions covering information disclosure and form-based requirements, intervention in the terms of the suretyship contract, legal rules affecting the context in which suretyships are agreed and enforced, and the constitutional dimension to the control exercised over private relationships, including contracts.

Keywords: suretypships; EU; European private law; economic transactions; legal rules

Chapter.  8212 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Law

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