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Vol. 12 No. 2 (2019): issue-2-december-2019

STRICT LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES: THE ESTONIAN PERSPECTIVE

Taivo Liivak, Janno Lahe

In the case of damage caused by a conventionally driven vehicle, it is usually possible in EU Member States to subject the possessor/controller of the

THE LEGAL NATURE OF E-PETITIONS

Igor Babin, Liudmyla Vakariuk

An e-petition (online petition or internet petition) is one of the most popular ways for civil society to interact with public authorities. It is no ac

RETHINKING THE IMPLICATIONS OF TRANSFORMATIVE ECONOMIC INNOVATIONS: MAPPING CHALLENGES OF PRIVATE LAW

Julija Kiršienė, Christopher Kelley, Deividas Kiršys, Juras Žymančius

This article participates in mapping existing legal implications stemming from contemporary innovation. The article relies on a case analysis of artifi

CONTENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIGHT TO ANNUAL LEAVE: ANALYSIS BASED ON THE CASE STUDY OF LITHUANIA

Ingrinda Mačernytė-Panomariovienė, Vilius Mačiulaitis

Annual leave is granted to employees in order for them to rest and to regain efficiency at work. In accordance with Article 31 (2) of the Charter of Fu

THE INFLUENCE OF THE COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION ON THE ISSUANCE OF EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANTS IN LITHUANIA

Saulė Milčiuvienė, Edita Gruodytė

The European arrest warrant system is one of the greatest achievements in the development of cooperation in judicial matters among EU Member States. Ho

STRENGTHENING JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL MATTERS BETWEEN THE EU AND NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES: THE EXAMPLE OF UKRAINE AND THE BALTIC STATES

Iryna Izarova

Judicial cooperation between EU Member-States and Ukraine is still at a basic level. The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement does not prove an appropriate

FUNCTIONAL EQUIVALENCE: AN EXPLORATION THROUGH SHORTCOMINGS TO SOLUTIONS

Anne Veerpalu

Since the emergence of cyberspace there have been different legal principles evolving, such as functional equivalence and technology-neutrality, with t

THE PROTECTIVE PURPOSE OF THE CONTRACT AND THE LIABILITY OF AN EXPERT TOWARDS A THIRD PARTY IN CZECH, AUSTRIAN, AND GERMAN PRIVATE LAW

Jitka Matějková, Ondřej Pavelek

The aim of the paper is to describe the so-called protective purpose of the contract, by demonstrating the liability of experts for damage caused by an