The New Warranty Rights for Goods, Digital Content and Digital Services


ELI President Christiane Wendehorst co-organised a Conference at Palais Trautson with the Austrian Ministry of Justice and the University of Vienna.


On 12 June 2019, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Constitution, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice and the Institute for Civil Law of the University of Vienna (in particular, ELI President Christiane Wendehorst, Johannes Stabentheiner and Brigitta Zöchling-Jud) co-organised 'The New Warranty Rights for Goods, Digital Content and Digital Services' Conference. In addition to Wendehorst and Zöchling-Jud, other ELI members that presented papers included Georg E Kodek and Bernhard Koch. 

The Conference was dedicated to a comprehensive analysis of the newly adopted EU rules in the field. It is timely in light of the recent entry into force of these directives of certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods. 

The ELI and its members are proud to have contributed to shaping the outcome of this Directive through its abovementioned Statement Statement. and in the context of independent papers given on the subject.