Sustainability and private law?

8 February 2018

The biggest challenge of the 21st century is undoubtedly the question of how to tackle the effects of a rising population, expanding industrialisation and growing environmental degradation. Apart from an ever complex world, there are externalities that are the result of the way humankind has been treating its planet in the last centuries. The rules of private law play an instrumental role in this.

Bram Akkermans

Dr. Bram Akkermans is Associate Professor in European Private Law, coordinator of the Bachelor European Law School and Associate Director of the Maastricht European Private Law Institute