The Role of the EU in Transnational Legal Ordering

Standards, Contracts and Codes

Private Regulation series

Edited by Marta Cantero Gamito, Assistant Professor of Law, CUNEF (Madrid), Spain and part-time Associate Professor in IT Law, University of Tartu, Estonia and Hans-W. Micklitz, Professor for Economic Law, the European University Institute and Finland Distinguished Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland

This book explores questions of transnational private legal theory in the context of the external dimension of EU private law. The interaction between existing theories of transnational ordering and the external reach of European Regulatory Private Law is articulated through examination of what are found to be the three major proxies of transnational private ordering: private contracts, standards and codes.

‘This fascinating book breaks important new ground in exploring the private mechanisms of transnational legal ordering through contracts, standards, and codes. It shows the major role played by the European Union, even given the serious internal challenges the EU faces.’
– Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine, US

‘The private dimension of the EU’s external governance is a topic that is important yet under-explored. This book brings a rich set of diverse contributions under a unified conceptual framework, advancing a conversation that anyone interested in global governance, transnational legal order, or the EU’s global role will find highly valuable.’
– Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School, US

2020 352 pp Hardback 978 1 78811 840 8 £139.50 £105.00 $139.50 $155.00

Elgaronline 978 1 78811 841 5

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