Entries by Chukwuma Okoli

Implied Jurisdiction Agreements in International Commercial Contracts

Authors: Abubakri Yekini (Lecturer in Conflict of Laws at the University of Manchester) and Chukwuma Okoli (Assistant Professor in Commercial Conflict of Laws at the University of Birmingham, Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg). A  Introduction In an increasingly globalised economy, commercial transactions often involve business entities from different countries. These cross-border transactions […]

The Nigerian Supreme Court now has a Specialist in Conflict of Laws

The authors of this post are Chukwuma Okoli, Assistant Professor in Commercial Conflict of Laws at the University of Birmingham, and Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg; and Abubakri Yekini, Lecturer in Conflict of Laws at the University of Manchester.   On December 21, 2023, the Nigerian Senate in line with Section 231(2) of the […]

BOOK REVIEW OF THE EUROPEAN PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF OBLIGATIONS

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Second Issue of the Journal of Private International Law for 2023

The second issue of the Journal of Private International Law for 2023 has just been published. It contains the following articles: DJB Svantesson & SC Symeonides, “Cross-border internet defamation conflicts and what to do about them: Two proposals” Conflicts of laws in cross-border defamation cases are politically and culturally sensitive and their resolution has always been […]