European Private Law
European Consumer Protection Law
The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture awarded the Institute a research assignment to analyze consumer disadvantages in the acquisition of timesharing rights. Under the lead of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Thomas Pfeiffer and under the guidance of (now) Prof. Dr. Martin Gebauer and Prof. Dr. Boris Schinkels, research assistant Peter Boos was entrusted with the concrete realization. In order to ensure profound insight into the various European jurisdictions, foreign researchers were involved in the project. For more information about this project, visit this page.
Judgment of the Court of Justice of the Eurpean Union of 13 December 2001, C-481/99 - Heininger ./. Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG: Influence on German consumer protection law:
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Thomas Pfeiffer is a member of the European Research Group on Existing Private Law - Acquis Group.