Matthias Fervers

Die Drittwirkungen der Forderungsabtretung im Internationalen Privatrecht

Volume 86 () / Issue 3, pp. 617-643 (27)
Published 30.06.2022

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Third­ Party Effects of Assignments of Claims in Private International Law. Although Art. 14 Rome I Regulation addresses the relationship between the assignor and the assignee as well as the relationship between the assignee and the debtor, there is still no provision as to the third-party effects of assignments. The question of what law should govern these third-party effects is, correspondingly, a subject of considerable discussion. While some propose that the law governing the assigned claim should be applicable, others suggest that third-party effects should be governed by the law that applies to the contract between the assignor and the assignee; the current prevailing opinion assumes that third-party effects should be governed by the law of the habitual residence of the assignor. This article demonstrates that a limited possibility for a choice of law for assignor and assignee is the most appropriate solution.

Matthias Fervers Geboren 1986; Studium der Rechtswissenschaft an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; 2008 Erste Juristische Prüfung; 2011 Promotion; Referendariat am OLG Düsseldorf; 2013 Zweites Staatsexamen; 2021 Habilitation (LMU München); Akademischer Oberrat a.Z. an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.