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European Private International Law

Geert van Calster has just published the third edition of the book titled “European Private International Law: Commercial Litigation in the EU” with Hart. The blurb reads as follows: This classic textbook provides a thorough overview of European private international law. It is essential reading for private international law students who need to study the […]

Third Issue of 2020’s Journal of Private International Law

The third issue of the Journal of Private International Law for 2020 features the following articles: M Teo, “Public law adjudication, international uniformity and the foreign act of state doctrine” Should courts, when applying foreign law, assess the validity or legality of foreign legislative or executive acts therein? The foreign act of state doctrine answers that […]

The Law Applicable to Cross-border Contracts involving Weaker Parties in EU Private International Law

Maria Campo Comba just published a book titled: “The Law Applicable to Cross-border Contracts involving Weaker Parties in EU Private International Law” with Springer.  The abstract reads as follows: This book provides answers to the following questions: how do traditional principles of private international law relate to the requirements of the internal market for the […]

The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law

JM Scherpe and E Bargelli have just published an edited book titled: “The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law” with Intersentia. The publisher’s blurb reads as follows: There can be no doubt that both substantive family and succession law engage in significant interaction with private international law, and, in particular, the […]

Comparative Dispute Resolution

MF Moscati, M Palmer, and M Roberts just published a book titled “Comparative Dispute Resolution” with Edward Elgar. The blurb reads as follows: Comparative Dispute Resolution offers an original, wide-ranging, and invaluable corpus of chapters on dispute resolution. Enriched by a broad, comparative vision and a focus on the processes used to handle disputes, this […]

A call for the wider study of Private International Law in Africa: A Review of Private International Law In Nigeria

Written by Orji Agwu Uka, Senior Associate at Africa Law Practice (ALP)* This is the fifth and final online symposium on Private International Law in Nigeria initially announced on this blog. It was published today on Afronomicslaw.org. The first  introductory symposium was published here by Chukwuma Samuel Adesina Okoli and Richard Frimpong Oppong, the second symposium was published by Anthony Kennedy, the third […]

The Practicality of the Enforcement of Jurisdiction Agreements in Nigeria

Written by Dr Abubakri Yekini, a Lecturer in Law at Lagos State University This is the fourth and penultimate online symposium on Private International Law in Nigeria initially announced on this blog. It was published today on Afronomicslaw.org. The first  introductory symposium was published here by Chukwuma Samuel Adesina Okoli and Richard Frimpong Oppong, the second symposium was published by Anthony Kennedy, […]

Presence as a basis for International Jurisdiction of a Foreign Court under Nigerian Private International Law

  Written by Richard Mike Mlambe, Attorney and Lecturer at University of Malawi- The Polytechnic This is the third online symposium on Private International Law in Nigeria initially announced on this blog. It was published today on Afronomics.org. The first  introductory symposium was published here by Chukwuma Samuel Adesina Okoli and Richard Frimpong Oppong, and second symposium was published by Anthony Kennedy. […]

The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments at Common Law in Nigeria

  Written by Anthony Kennedy, Barrister at Serle Court This is the second online symposium on Private International Law in Nigeria initially announced on this blog. It was published today on Afronomicslaw.org. The first  introductory symposium was published here by Chukwuma Samuel Adesina Okoli and Richard Frimpong Oppong. More blog posts on this online symposium will […]