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A Guide to Global Private International Law

Edited by: Paul Beaumont, Jayne Holliday

ISBN13: 9781509932078
To be Published: April 2022
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00



This book provides a substantial overview of the discipline of private international law viewed from a global perspective.

The handbook is divided into 4 key sections:

  • Theory
  • Institutional and Conceptual Framework Issues
  • Civil and Commercial Law (apart from Family Law)
  • Family Law

Each chapter is written by a leading expert(s). The chapters address specific areas/aspects of private international law and consider the existing global solutions and the possibilities of improving/creating them. Where appropriate, the chapters are co-authored by experts from different legal perspectives in order to achieve as balanced a picture as possible.

The range of contributions includes authors from Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. An essential resource for academics, practitioners and students alike.

Subjects:
Conflict of Laws
Contents:
I. Introduction
1. Introduction - Paul Beaumont and Jayne Holliday
II. Theory
2. Pragmatism - Paul Beaumont and Abubakri Yekini.
3. Characterisation - Ralf Michaels
4. Connecting Factors - Susanne Goessl and Ruth Lamont
5. Renvoi and Preliminary Questions - Maria Hook
6. Public Policy and Mandatory Provisions - Trevor Hartley
III. Institutional and Framework Issues
7. Hague Conference - Paul Beaumont and Marta Pertegás
8. The Role of National Organs, Central and Competent Authorities in the Implementation and Operation of HCCH Conventions - The Hague Permanent Bureau
9. Substance and Procedure - Richard Garnett
10. Application of Foreign Law - Marta Requejo Isidro
11. States/Governments in Private Litigation - Ugljesa Grusic, Paul Herrup and Mickey Martinez
12. What is the EU's Contribution to Global PIL - Anatol Dutta
13. Service of Documents - David McClean
14. Taking of Evidence - Nadia de Araujo and Brooke Marshall
IV. Civil and Commercial Law (excluding Family Law)
15. Contract - Applicable Law - Symeon Symeonides
16. Contract - Jurisdiction - Ron Brand and Karen Vandekerckhove
17. Companies – Johan Meeusen
18. Competition - Mihail Danov and Carmen Otero
19. Tort - Applicable Law - Michael Hellner
20. Tort - Jurisdiction - Reid Mortensen
21. Unjustified Enrichment - Adeline Chong and Jan Lüttringhaus
22. Property - Janeen Carruthers and Matthias Weller
23. Succession - Albert Font Segura and Jayne Holliday
24. Trusts - Jonathan Harris
25. Insolvency and Bankruptcy - Francisco Garcimartín Alférez and Sara Sanchez
26. Intellectual Property - Paul Torremans
27. Arbitration - Giuditta Cordero Moss
28. Maritime Law - Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm
29. Choice of Court Agreements - Paul Beaumont and Mary Keyes
30. Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments - David Goddard and Paul Beaumont
31. Conflicts of Jurisdiction - Ardavan Arzandeh and Matthias Lehmann
32. Collective Redress - Koji Takahashi and Sophia Tang
V. Family Law
33. Divorce - Máire Ní Shúilleabháin and Jayne Holliday
34. Parental Responsibility, Custody and Access - Costanza Honorati and Mary Keyes
35. Child Abduction - Maria Caterina Baruffi and Jayne Holliday
36. Adoption - Laura Martinez
37. Maintenance - Paul Beaumont and Lara Walker
38. Matrimonial Property - Rhona Schuz
39. Family Agreements - Paul Beaumont and Nieve Rubaja
40. Incapacitated Adults - Pietro Franzina
VI. Conclusion
41. Conclusion - Paul Beaumont and Jayne Holliday