The European Commercial Law Observatory (ECLO)

book reviews and notices

The Head, Riccardo Sciaudone, is pleased to consider books for review within ECLO. If you wish to communicate regarding books please email with the subject heading Books.

Practitioner's Handbook on International Commercial Arbitration, Edited by Frank-Bernd Weigand and Antje Baumann, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, 2019, £295, Hardback, cxxxii + pp. 1910, ISBN: 9780198784807

An authoritative and thorough overview of the key arbitral jurisdictions and the most important arbitral rules and conventions. A must-have for practitioners.

The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary, Edited by Manuel Kellerbauer, Marcus Klamert, and Jonathan Tomkin, (Oxford University Press, 2019), clxxvi + pp. 2328, Hardback, £295.00, ISBN: 9780198794561

An outstanding and insightful commentary on the foundations of the European Union. Read more

Manuale di diritto industriale, Adriano Vanzetti and Vincenzo di Cataldo, Giuffrè Editore, 2018, ISBN: 978-88-14-22252-8, Hardcover, xxiv + pp. 678, Price: €50

An invaluable tool and essential reading on the wide-ranging area of “industrial law” in all its guises. Read more

Jean-Luc Sauron (ed), Guide pratique de procédure devant les juridictions de l'union européenne, 2018, Editeur : L.G.D.J, pp. 248, price: €45, ISBN : 978227502910-8

Accessible and practical guide to the institutions and the rules of procedure for litigating cases before the EU Courts. Highly recommended. Read more

Sean Van Raepenbush, Le contrôle juridictionnel dans l’Union Européenne, Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, 2018, pp. 431, price: €70, ISBN: 9782800416342.

Essential reading for practitioners and academics navigating their way through the rules that govern the system of remedies and the proceedings before the EU courts. Read more

Stephen Weatherill, Principles and Practice in EU Sports Law, (Oxford University Press, 2017), xxvi + 373 pp., Hardback, £75, ISBN: 9780198793656.

Is sport really special, and if so, should that special character be granted legal recognition? This book authoritatively addresses these issues raised by a human activity universally known and practiced everywhere. There could be no better fit than Weatherill. It is a must for every sports lawyer. Read more

Riccardo Sciaudone, Eleonora Caravà (a cura di), Il codice della privacy. Commento al D. Lgs. 30 giugno 2003, n. 196 e al D. Lgs. 10 agosto 2018 n. 101 alla luce del Regolamento (UE) 2016/679 (GDPR), Pacini Editore, 2019, Hardback, ISBN: 978-88-3379-043-5, 1056 pp., €89.

This extensive volume by leading experts and officials in the field provides an up-to-the-minute one-stop shop on Italian privacy law.

Klaus Lackhoff, The Single Supervisory Mechanism. A Practitioner's Guide, Beck/Hart Publishing/Nomos, Hardback, 2017, XVII + pp. 264, ISBN: 9781509918300, £160.00.

This book is the perfect guide to the new organisational and procedural framework applying to banking supervision. Read more

Dörr, Oliver, Schmalenbach, Kirsten (Eds.), Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 2nd edition, 2018, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Hardback, 1535 pp., Price: £199.99 ISBN: 978-3-662-55159-2.

A systematic, analytical, homogeneous, thorough and extensive commentary on the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. Well-edited and rich in doctrinal and jurisprudential references and analysis, indispensable for lawyers, scholars and diplomats alike. Read more

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