Influences: Legal Transplants

  • Elina Moustaira


National laws are shaped by many influences. History and culture are among the strongest influences. National insolvency laws, including private international law rules on insolvency, follow the same path. Only here, the influence of economic theories (and of law and economics, during the last decades) is even stronger. Still, economic analysis of law may be considered as part of the culture, in the broad sense, where culture is the way of living of each society. Even jurists who deny the direct relation of law with culture cannot avoid searching for reasons that lead countries to different decisions about their laws, to different laws.


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  • Elina Moustaira
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  1. 1.School of LawNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece

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