Conference on Long Term Contracts - Private and Public Law Perspectives
Long-term contracts are important tools to secure productivity and welfare in today’s society. However, they give rise to complex legal questions since they on the one hand tend to ensure stable business conditions and on the other hand must allow a flexible adaptation of the contract's content to ever-changing circumstances.
Long-term contracts are creating the basis for services of public or semi-public character and are therefore to a large extent governed by detailed regulation. This calls for Contract Law to reflect on the basic rules of performance and liability in a private-public context.
Centre for Enterprise Liability (CEVIA, the University of Copenhagen), in cooperation with the research group in International Law of Contract (the University of Oslo), invites practitioners and academics to participate in an opening conference for a new research unit on private-public enterprise liability where key problems of today´s long term contracting will be discussed.