This paper suggests a model of contractual innovation that takes into account the bottom-up transplant of legal devices from the core to the periphery. This model properly weighs the tension and differences between places of production and places of reception and the process of misreading that goes along with the transplant. It serves to explain the innovation that has been produced as a result of the influence of common law contracts in Colombia and South America. Evidence shows that this model can be generally applied to the process of transplantation in many jurisdictions around the world. The main features of this model are summarized as follows … (more)
Dario Laguado, ‘Transplanting Contractual Terms: The Influence of the Common Law in the Civil Law of Contracts, a view from the Periphery’. ExpressO. 2015.