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The Resource Unconscionability in European private financial transactions : protecting the vulnerable, edited by Mel Kenny, James Devenney, Lorna Fox O'Mahony

Unconscionability in European private financial transactions : protecting the vulnerable, edited by Mel Kenny, James Devenney, Lorna Fox O'Mahony

Label
Unconscionability in European private financial transactions : protecting the vulnerable
Title
Unconscionability in European private financial transactions
Title remainder
protecting the vulnerable
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mel Kenny, James Devenney, Lorna Fox O'Mahony
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Given the unprecedented recent turmoil on financial markets we now face radically challenged, 'post-Lehmann' assumptions on protecting the vulnerable in financial transactions. This collection of essays explores conceptions of, and responses to, unconscionability and similar notions across Europe with specific reference to financial transactions. It presents a detailed analysis of concepts of unconscionability in Europe against a backdrop of Commission initiatives aimed, variously, at securing a single market in financial services, producing greater coherence in EC consumer protection law and consolidating European private law. This analysis illustrates, for example, that concepts of unconscionability depend on context and can be shaped by a variety of factors. It also illustrates that jurisdictions may choose to respond to questions of unconscionability through a variety of legal instruments located in different branches of the law rather than through a single doctrine. Thus this collection illuminates many of the obstacles facing harmonisation in this area"--Provided by publisher
  • "This paper examines the compatibility of the common law concept of unconscionability with various categories in civil law, with particular reference to Spanish legislation, which has no general principle that corresponds directly to that of unconscionability, at least to the extent that this term exists in common law systems. Yet, Spanish law, in article 1255 of the nineteenth-century Spanish Civil"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kenny, Mel
  • Devenney, James
  • Fox O'Mahony, Lorna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unconscionable contracts
  • Law
  • Financial services industry
  • Consumer protection
Label
Unconscionability in European private financial transactions : protecting the vulnerable, edited by Mel Kenny, James Devenney, Lorna Fox O'Mahony
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 420 pages
Isbn
9780511776380
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010000696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)496958884
Label
Unconscionability in European private financial transactions : protecting the vulnerable, edited by Mel Kenny, James Devenney, Lorna Fox O'Mahony
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 420 pages
Isbn
9780511776380
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010000696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)496958884

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