Round Table: 200 Years Savigny and Thibaut: The Codification Debate Revisited: Maastricht University, 10 October 2014

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the famous debate between Von Savigny and Thibaut about the need for and feasibility of private law codification. This debate has made a lasting contribution to our thinking about the sources of private law and still shapes present-day discussions about European private law. Thibault gave three main reasons in favour of codification: to facilitate the market by way of unification of law, to promote the transparency of the legal material, and to adjust the law to the ‘modern times’. All three motives seem to have a universal value … (more, programme)

[Catalina Goanta, MEPLI Blog, 21 July]

First posted 2014-07-21 14:08:23

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