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Last Issue of Revue Critique de Droit International Privé

The last issue of one of the two French leading journals of international private law, the Revue Critique de Droit International Privé (2006), was released last week. In addition to several case commentaries, it contains three articles. Unfortunately and contrary to previous practices, the Revue does not provide any abstract for any of them, even in French. […]

Arbitration and the Brussels Convention

Legal Department du Ministère de la Justice de la République d’Irak c./ Stés Fincantieri, Finmeccanica et Armamenti E Aerospazio is the first French case to address the issue of whether the 1968 Brussels Convention applies to the enforcement of a foreign judgement declaring an arbitration clause void. The judgement was rendered by the Paris Court […]