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III. Formation
(6,472 words)

Volume XV: Labour Law | Chapter 4 (2010): Employment Contracts

Completed in 1997 with updates in October 2008.

Bruno Veneziani

A. Agreement

11. The meeting of minds. – The relationship among individuals in the labour market has developed in civil law countries within the logic of private law and, more generally, the law of obligations. The contract of employment also falls within the common law of contracts; it follows its rules and reflects the uncertainti…

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Bruno Veneziani, “III. Formation”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 16 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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