2. Conflict of laws and the Rome Convention.

The question of which law is to govern the obligations of the parties to contracts is to be decided in accordance with the EU Rome I Regulation1. Under this Regulation a contract is governed by whichever law is expressly and freely chosen by the parties2, but in the case of carriage of passengers this choice is limited to a closed list of possible laws3. Absent such choice, a contract of carriage of goods is governed by the law of the country of habitual residence of the carrier, provided that the place of receipt or the place of delivery or