Ordinance n°2016-131 of 10 February 2016 reforming contract law and the general regime and proof of obligations


This ordinance will enter into force on 1st October 2016. It innovates on major aspects of French law and aims at reinforcing its economic efficiency and attractiveness. It takes into account the evolution of new technologies and stresses further the importance of good faith at all stages of a contract. It introduces new provisions meant to avoid automatic litigation as well as to sanction clauses that create significant imbalance between the parties to a contract. The Ordinance creates also a section dedicated to the proof of obligations.

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