Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Ben Köhler is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg where he focuses on European and comparative private law and private international law. He publishes regularly on the CISG, conflict-of-laws and uniform law. Ben holds a PhD from Saarland University and degrees in German and French law from Saarland University and Paul Verlaine University-Metz as well as an LLM degree from Harvard Law School.
Posts by Ben Köhler
Although the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) has been in force for over 35 years, there is still scholarly disagreement as to how this treaty interacts with choice-of-law clauses (see, e.g., the discussion on this blog: Coyle, Brand and Flechtner, Hayward and Lal). In principle, there seems to…Continue Reading