Volume VIII: Specific Contracts | Chapter 2 (1983): Civil Law and Commercial Law
Completed in December 1976, but important subsequent developments have been taken into account.
3. Preliminary remark. – In order to examine the existence and place of commercial law within the various legal systems, it is indispensable to give at least a summary definition of what is meant by the autonomy of a branch of the law (infra s. 4).1 Next, one needs to see in relation to what the autonomy of commercial law is defined (infra s. 5). Finally, even within a system of commercial law itsel…