This paper addresses the new rules on the pre-contractual phase and reflects upon the following question. To what extent do these rules contribute to the attractiveness of the French law for parties to international commercial transactions?

Ordonnance for the reform of the law of contract, the general regime of obligations, and proof of obligations, culpa in contrahendo, pre-contractual liability
International Private Law and Private Comparative Law

Pannebakker, E. (2016). Pre-contractual phase: reflections on the attractiveness of the new French rules for the parties to international commercial transactions. In The French Contract Law Reform: A Source of Inspiration?. Retrieved from