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Obligations law: France/Germany

French law of obligations

Ordinance n° 2016-131 of 10 February 2016 introduced a major reform of aspects of French contract law.

Commentary in print

A couple are in the Law Reserve Collection on Floor 2.

The rest of the French collection (with shelf marks beginning France) is on Floor 3.

German law of obligations

(German Civil Code Book 2 ) Bürgerliche Gesetzbuch BGB II

Allgemeines Schuldrecht §§ 241-432 general concepts of obligations law 
Besonderes Schuldrecht §§ 433- 853 rules for specific types of contracts, unjustified enrichment, and tort

Schuldrechtsreform came into force 1 January 2002.

Electronic resources

(See box below for works in print only)

Commentary in print

Law Reserve Collection on Floor 2 has the most heavily used Reading List titles for taught courses.

The rest of the German collection (with shelf marks beginning German) is on Floor 3.

Comparative studies - shelved under the General shelf mark - may also have useful works.