Law Governing Name in German Conflicts

German professor Jurgen Basedow and German scholar Simon Schwarz have reported in English on the new site of the Section of Private International Law of the Society of Comparative Legislation on a statutory intervention amending the German choice of law rule with regard to name.

The new provision (art. 47 of the Introductory Law to the German Civil Code – EGBGB) and the report can be found here.