‘Comparative Torts: Discussion around Markesinis’s German Law of Torts by BS Markesinis, J Bell and A Janssen – Report’

“On 29th and 30th March 2021, the British Association of Comparative Law organised two webinars entitled respectively Comparative Torts: Liability for Emerging Technologies and Comparative Torts: Liability for Ecological Harm. The 2019 fifth edition of Markesinis’ magisterial German Law of Torts (1986), by John Bell and André Janssen, is an ideal and indispensable source of reflection on comparative torts and tort law reform. It formed the starting and focus point of our comparative law discussions. With one broad and searching question in mind, whether the German law of torts is fit for the 21st century, experts in German, French and English tort law jointly discussed tortious liability …” (more)

[Sophie Turenne and Yseult Marique, BACL, 2 July]

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