Published online by Cambridge University Press: 09 April 2021
Transnational law is of utmost practical relevance, as private law relations have always transcended the borders of national legal systems. There is a broad theoretical discussion of the topic, but the very concept of transnational law remains elusive. Is it a novel legal order made by non-state actors? A mere description of the ways in which different legal orders interact? Or rather a new perspective on the lawmaking process as an interplay of public and private, national and international actors?