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Private International Law

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter outlines the emergence of the conflict of laws or private international law, as a distinct discipline within English municipal law; but one that cannot be severed from either the spread ... More


Private International Law in Twentieth-century England

Peter North

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

By definition, private international law is fundamentally concerned with a trio of cross-border issues: Do the English courts have jurisdiction to hear a case? What law is the court to apply? And ... More


Non-Legislative Codifications in Modern Law

Nils Jansen

in The Making of Legal Authority: Non-legislative Codifications in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199588763
eISBN:
9780191723315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588763.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The American Restatements of the law have become a major textual authority of the American common law. Today, large parts of the law have been restated, and the Restatements are taken by the ... More


Introduction

Cedric Ryngaert

in Jurisdiction in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544714
eISBN:
9780191719943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544714.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter presents the scope and method of this study. It is set out that this study aims at developing a rule-based framework of jurisdiction under international law, from a ... More


Bridging and Balancing: Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter calls for the mobilization of private international law, reflecting on the pitfalls of private international law’s outreach and the lack of awareness of the potential that its ... More


Peremptory Norms as International Public Order

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the origins of the notion of jus cogens (public order/public policy) and examines its fundamental characteristics by reference to different national legal systems. It then ... More


Introduction

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter sets the scope and focus of this work. It explains that the book deals with multinational enterprise groups (MEGs) and the event of their financial distress, and it ... More


Private International Law as an Ethic of Responsivity

Ralf Michaels

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The world is a mess. Populism, xenophobia, and islamophobia; misogyny and racism; the closing of borders against the neediest—the existential crisis of modernity calls for a firm response from ... More


The Global Search for a Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgments and Related Projects Addressing Lis Pendens and Declining Jurisdiction

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the work on a global convention on jurisdiction and judgments at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. In particular, it seeks to save for future consideration the ... More


Kurt Lipstein (1909–)

Christopher Forsyth

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter reviews the work and influence of Kurt Lipstein, starting with his major work on Roman law. Lipstein's early interest in Roman law is not without its enduring significance. It is more ... More


Demystifying Private International Law for International Commercial Contracts

Guillermo Argerich and María Laura Capalbo

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Demystifying the difficulty in understanding the theoretical approach that private international law has traditionally adopted and translating this into a suitable framework for drafting relevant ... More


Peremptory Norms and Acts of Foreign States in Private International Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how international jus cogens can be introduced into national legal systems through the devices of private international law, which is a question separate from what is dealt with ... More


Protection of the Individual in Recent Private International Law Codification in Latin America

Sebastián Paredes

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter presents an overview of the recent developments in Latin American private international law acts and civil codes for cross-border cases. International jurisdiction, applicable law and ... More


Harmonisation and Diversity in the Private International Law of Mediation: The Rhythms of Regulatory Reform *

Nadja Alexander

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter explores the private international law on mediation, which is an emerging dispute resolution field and the subject of considerable regulatory reform. It begins by exploring the role of ... More


BCR and EU Rules of Private International Law

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the interaction of Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) with rules of private international law (PIL), which is twofold. First there is the traditional function of PIL, where for ... More


Integrating Legal Approaches to Migration

Kasey McCall-Smith

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

For some years now, the international community has recognised the need to recalibrate migration discourse and clarify the distinct, positive and necessary features of migration. To manage the ... More


Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and María Blanca Noodt Taquela (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book opens a cross-regional dialogue and shifts the Eurocentric discussion on diversity and integration to a more inclusive engagement with South America in private international law issues. It ... More


Jurisdiction and the Media

Perry Keller

in European and International Media Law: Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198268550
eISBN:
9780191728518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268550.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter Seven examines the relationship between cross border flows of media content and the development of European and international rules of jurisdiction. It covers both the principles that govern ... More


The Judgments Project of the Hague Conference on Private International Law: A Way Forward for a Long-awaited Solution

Fabrício B. Pasquot Polido

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses distinct foundational benchmarks and inspirational ideas underlying the diplomatic negotiations leading to the adoption of the Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of ... More


The Challenges of the New Social and Scientific Realities in Private International Family Law – The Latin American Experience

Nieve Rubaja and María Mercedes Albornoz

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Private International Family Law has been challenged by the impact of recent social changes. Such an impact is shaped by an increasing globalization, new types of families, and, especially, ... More


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