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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Variable Geometry, Peer Governance, and the Public International Perspective on Private International Law

Alex Mills

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that private international law (PIL) rules constitute a form of international ‘public’ ordering or global governance, and it explores some of the implications of this argument for ... More


Examining the Existing Legal Regime

Alessandro Chechi

in The Settlement of International Cultural Heritage Disputes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703990
eISBN:
9780191773228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703990.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter consists of three parts. The first part examines the national and international norms that may apply to the adjudication of cultural heritage disputes. It shows how the international law ... 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


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


Modified Universalism as Customary International Law

Irit Mevorach

in The Future of Cross-Border Insolvency: Overcoming Biases and Closing Gaps

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782896
eISBN:
9780191826115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782896.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers how modified universalism may be elevated from a broad approach to a recognized, international legal source that can be invoked and applied in a more concrete and consistent ... More


Future Directions?

Horatia Muir Watt

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This final chapter looks back at the arguments presented in this book and envisages possible directions of work to come. Will the initial effort to use skeptical, critical, or alternative approaches ... More


Martin Wolff (1872–1953)

Gerhard Dannemann

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/9780199270583.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Legal scholars who left National Socialist Germany for Britain ranged from graduate students to some of the most eminent members of their profession. Martin Wolff can safely be said to have figured ... More


Kurt Lipstein—The Scholar and the Man

Christian Von Bar

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/9780199270583.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Kurt Lipstein, an émigré legal scholar from Germany who escaped to England, occupies an eminent place in the European history of the private international law of the 20th century. The majority of ... More


Theory of International Law in Contemporary Russia

Lauri Mälksoo

in Russian Approaches to International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723042
eISBN:
9780191789625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723042.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The chapter discusses and ‘translates’ main debates in the post-Soviet Russian theory of international law, such as the question whether individuals and transnational companies can be subjects of ... More


The Relevance of Private International Law to the Global Governance Debate

Horatia Muir Watt

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While ongoing debates reveal emerging responses to distributional issues beyond the Western welfare state, and new conceptions of private transnational authority, it seems that PIL stands aloof, ... More


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