HCCH Family Law Briefings, September and November 2012

The International Family Law Briefings of the Hague Conference are quarterly updates provided by its Permanent Bureau regarding the work of the Hague Conference in this field.

The Briefings for September and November are now available:

Content September 2012

  • Introduction
  • Meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, 17 to 20 April 2012
  • Publication of the Guide to Good Practice on Mediation under the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention
  • An update from the Hague Conference’s Regional Office in Latin America
  • A seminar on the work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and its relevance for the Caribbean Region and Bermuda, 21 to 24 May 2012
  • Intercountry Adoption in Africa: an update
  • The Hague Children’s Conventions: status update

Contents November 2012

  • Introduction
  • The Emerging Guidance regarding the development of the International Hague Network of Judges and General Principles or Judicial Communications
  • Intercountry adoption update
    • Meeting of an expert group on the financial aspects of intercountry adoption (8-9 October 2012)
    • ICATAP: an update
  • The Third International Family Justice Judicial Conference for Common Law and Commonwealth States (China (Hong Kong SAR), 28-31 August 2012)
  • Second Meeting of the Central American Judicial Council (CJC), (Antigua, Guatemala, 26-27 June 2012)
  • The Hague Children’s Conventions: Status Update
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About Gilles Cuniberti

Gilles Cuniberti is a professor of law at the University of Luxembourg. Previously, he taught for 10 years at the Faculty of Law of Paris 12 University (Paris Val-de-Marne). His primary teaching and research interests are comparative law, conflict of laws, international arbitration and international litigation. He is a regular contributor to the Journal de Droit International (Clunet). He has been a visiting faculty at Duke Law School, Renmin University of China and Sheffield Hallam University. He holds a Doctorate in Law from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University and an LL.M. degree from Yale Law School. He was also a Paris-Oxford Doctoral Program Scholar for a year at Trinity College, Oxford. He is admitted to the Paris Bar and practiced on a part-time basis in the Paris office of a leading English firm from 1999 to 2004. SELECTED ARTICLES: Beyond Contract - The Case for Default Arbitration in International commercial Disputes, 32 FORDHAM INT'L L.J. 417 (2009) Le principe de territorialité des voies d'exécution, JOURNAL DU DROIT INTERNATIONAL 2008.963 The Recognition of Judgments Lacking Reasons in Europe: Access to Justice, Foreign Court Avoidance and Efficiency, 57 INT’L & COMP. L. Q. 25 (2008) L’apprezzamento dell’efficacia della clausola arbitrale da parte del giudice statale : un conflitto tra Italia e Francia, 21 DIRITTO COMMERCIO INTERNAZIONALE 2007.789 (with M. Winkler) E-mail: gilles.cuniberti@conflictoflaws.net