The European Parliament's Economic Affairs Committee has voted in support of Commission proposals for a Common European Sales Law. David Webster, a partner in the Corporate & Commercial Team, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of a commercial law intended to facilitate cross-border trade in the single market. This article was first published on the Lexis®PSL Commercial website on 22 October 2012.

A new EU Contract Law - Possibilities for Small Business
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A new EU Contract Law - Just a matter of time?
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How far will a Common European Sales Law facilitate cross-border trade - Lexis Nexis - November 2012.pdf