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Radu Bogdan Bobei: An exercise of transnational (private) law


Abstract: This paper aims to contemplate transnational (private) law, and such sui generis version of transnational law cannot neglect the concept of contract. The background of the dispute Banco Santander Totta S.A. v. Compannhia de Carris de ferro de Lisboa S.A. and others and the dispute itself fully exercises the above-mentioned concept. In its transnational meaning, the concept of contract blurrs the distinction between domestic and international contracts. In the light of the concept of transnational contract, domestic contracts enable domestic private actors to enter financial markets which are beyond the political frontiers of the nation-States. Such „beyond” situate us methodologically in the area of transnational law. Including in its „private” version.         

Keywords: transnational law, domestic contract, international contract, transnational contract


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