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Virtual Book Launch – Blurry Boundaries of Public and Private International Law: Towards Convergence or Divergent Still?

Further to the announcement of the release of the book edited by Dr Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit and Dharmita Prasad entitled Blurry Boundaries of Public and Private International Law: Towards Convergence or Divergent Still (Springer 2022) earlier in this portal, the editors of the book are organising a virtual book launch to engage further in conversations surrounding […]

Sydney Centre for International Law Year in Review Conference/Panel 3: Developments in Private International Law in 2022

The Sydney Centre for International Law at Sydney Law School is delighted to present the 2022 International Law Year in Review Conference, to be held online on Friday 25 February 2022. This annual ‘year in review’ conference brings together expert speakers from around the world to give participants insight into the latest developments in international […]

Cross-Border Legal Issues Dialogue Seminar Series – ‘The Asian Principles for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments’ by Prof. Adeline Chong (Online)

Professor Adeline Chong will be speaking on 25 Feb at 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 9(HKT) on the The Asian Principles for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements. The portability of foreign judgments across borders helps to faciliate cross-border transactions by lowering transaction costs and associated legal friction among countries. This is important for Asia given initiatives to […]

COMMENTARIES ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW: THE PILIG NEWSLETTER

A new issue of  Commentaries on Private International Law, (Vol 4. Issue 1), the newsletter of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Private International Law Interest Group (PILIG) has been released. The primary purpose of the newsletter is to communicate new developments on PIL rather than provide substantive analysis, to provide specific and concise raw information that readers […]

Direct Jurisdiction in Asia

The book Direct Jurisdiction is the second thematic volume in the series Studies in Private International Law – Asia. It considers the situations in which the courts of 15 key Asian states are prepared to hear a case involving cross-border elements. For instance, will the courts of an Asian state accept jurisdiction in a dispute […]

Webinar: Asia-Pacific Commercial Dispute Resolution in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted on commercial dispute resolution in China, Singapore and Australia. The important question is whether these impacts will be transformed into legal doctrines and shape the development of law for commercial dispute resolution in the long term. Experienced panellists will consider how Covid-19 has promoted online trials in China, influenced forum […]

RCD Holdings Ltd v LT Game International (Australia) Ltd: Foreign jurisdiction clauses and COVID-19

By Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Associate Professor, University of Sydney Law School Australia In 2013, the plaintiffs, ePayment Solutions Pty Ltd (EPS) and RCD Holdings Ltd (RCD) concluded a written contract with the defendant, LT Game International (Australia) Ltd (LT) about the development and installation of a computer betting game. LT is a company incorporated in […]

Call for Papers: Public International Law and Private International Law: Charting a blurry boundary – towards convergence or still divergence?

This Call for Paper is for an edited volume, the working title of which is: Public International Law and Private International Law: Charting a blurry boundary – towards convergence or still divergence? The editors, Dr Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit (of the University of Tasmania) and Dharmita Prasad (of Jindal Global Law School), are in negotiation with Springer […]