Principles of european tort law
  • I. Introduction: goals and objectives
  • II. Need for principles
  • III. Working method
  • IV. Topics and timing
  • V. Previous work
  • VI. Academics involved
Text of the principles

The text of the Principles is available in different languages and file formats.

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English Principles of European Tort Law
Catalan Principis de dret europeu de la responsabilitat civil
Chinese 欧洲侵权行为法原则
Czech Principy evropského deliktního práva
French Principes de droit européen de la responsabilité civile
German Grundsätze eines Europäischen Deliktsrechts
Greek
Italian Principi di diritto europeo della responsabilità civile
Japanese
Korean
Polish Zasady europejskiego prawa czynów niedozwolonych
Portuguese Princípios de Direito Europeu da Responsabilidade Civil
Russian
Slovenian Načela evropskega odškodninskega prava
Spanish Principios de derecho europeo de la responsabilidad civil
Turkish Avrupa Sorumluluk Hukukunun Esasları
Publication of the "Principles of European Tort Law"

The Principles were presented in a public conference on May 19 and 20, 2005, in Vienna. The print version of the Principles including a commentary thereto has been published by Springer and can be found here.

Principles of European Tort Law
Text and Commentary
European Group on Tort Law
2005, XII, 282 p. Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-211-23084-8

For further information on publications of the Principles please visit the Publications section.


Public Presentation of the "Principles of European Tort Law"

In 2005 the European Group on Tort presented the "Principles of European Tort Law" in different meetings and symposia. 

Presentation at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law

The "Principles of European Tort Law" were presented in a public conference on November 23, 2005, organised by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL). Two members of the Group --Professor Jaap Spier, Advocate-General in the Supreme Court of the Netherlands (founder of the EGTL) and Prof. Bernhard A. Koch, University of Innsbruck-- were invited as speakers.

Presentation at the Spanish Association of Tort and Insurance Lawyers

Professor Miquel Martín-Casals, the Spanish member of the European Group on Tort Law, was invited to do a presentation of the "Principles of European Tort Law" at the 5th Annual Conference of the Spanish Association of Tort and Insurance Lawyers (Asociación Española de Abogados Especializados en Responsabilidad Civil y Seguro), which took place in Pamplona, Spain, in November the 17-19, 2005. Prof. Martín-Casals is a Honorary Member of the Association.

Presentation at the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht

The Principles were also presented in a public conference on September 2, 2005, organised by the 'Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht' (Société suisse du droit de la responsabilité civile et des assurances) in Fribourg. You can visit SGHVR's website with information on their conferences).

Official Presentation of the Principles in Vienna

The Principles were presented in a public conference on May 19 and 20, 2005, organised by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law in Vienna.

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