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9 Freedom of Choice

From: The Rome I Regulation on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations

Michael McParland

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 June 2024

Choice of law clauses — Rome Convention — Rome I Regulation and choice of law

This chapter explains Article 3 of the Rome I Regulation entitled ‘Freedom of Choice’ (Liberté de choix/Freie Rechtswahl). The article is the cornerstone of the Rome Convention, reiterated in the Rome I Regulation, and requires that the choice freely made by the parties as regards the law applicable to their contractual relationship be respected.

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