Penn State International Law Review

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Robust and interesting scholarship generated in the last decade on the need, feasibility and content of a harmonized European Civil Code, the Common Frame of Reference "tool box" approach, the harmonization of European Contract law or the European Law of Obligations, and the decision of the Commission of the European Community to focus on harmonizing the existing Acquis Communitaire of the already promulgated consumer protection directives has been well documented.