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Christoph Busch: Informationspflichten im Wettbewerbs- und Vertragsrecht. Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2008. ISBN 978-3-16-149537-3. 255 pp., EUR 79.00.
This book deals with the interface between contract law and trade practices law. In both areas, there is considerable emphasis on information duties, particularly in the consumer context. However, the overlap between the two has not been fully appreciated to date. The author seeks to develop a framework for the interplay of information duties between these two areas of law. Having introduced the scope of his study, the author first deals with the impact of European law on both fields of law. He then examines the respective approaches to imposing information duties, before analysing their inter-relationship in the third part of this book. Busch identifies the potential risks associated with a lack of coordination between contract and trade practices law: A business may be under the impression that it has complied with the information...