Entries by Martin George

Conflictoflaws.net is back!

We’re very sorry for our disappearance over the last week or so, and we’re grateful to those of you who alerted members of our team to the problems in accessing the site. As it transpired, the problem was quite a serious one, and it has involved a great deal of fuss and bother to resolve it. But […]

AG Opinion in Case C-572/14 Austro Mechana on the Scope of Tort in Brussels I

Tobias Lutzi, the author of this post, is an MPhil Candidate at the University of Oxford. AG Saugmandsgaard Øe has delivered his opinion in Case C-572/14 Austro­Mechana, raising an interesting question as to the scope of Art. 5(3) Brussels I (= Art. 7(2) Brussels I recast). The case concerns the so-called ‘blank-cassette levy’ that sellers […]

Fentiman, International Commercial Litigation (2nd edn) – 20% Discount

International Commercial Litigation (Second Edition) by Richard Fentiman Special Offer: 20% discount available to conflictoflaws.net readers The definitive account of the principles of international commercial litigation, regularly cited with approval by the courts Takes a strategic approach to litigation risk and examines the tactical choices facing litigants Structured to address issues as they arise in practice […]

Book: The Brussels I Regulation Recast (OUP) – Dickinson & Lein (eds)

A new, major commentary on the Brussels I Regulation Recast has been published by Oxford University Press. Here’s the summary:  Read more… The only text describing the provisions of the Regulation and their inter-relationship with one another, with focus on the changes introduced in the recast process Summarises the structure of the Regulation and the […]

Gremlins no more – conflictoflaws.net is back

Apologies for our recent outage, which many of you had noticed – thanks to those who emailed in and pointed out the problems with accessing posts, search, etc. We had gremlins of some variety in the database which powers conflictoflaws.net, and after much prodding and pushing they have cleared off. Everything should now be working […]

Briggs, Private International Law in English Courts (OUP, 2014)

Top of my Christmas conflict of laws wish-list is this new work from Adrian Briggs, Private International Law in English Courts (OUP, 2014). The blurb: This book offers a restatement of European and English Private International Law as it applies in the English courts. The author has set out to create a contemporary approach to private […]

Email Updates

Readers of this blog will know that our email updates (which allows you to subscribe to receive our new content directly into your inbox) had been broken for a while. The service we used, Feedburner, is no longer operational. We’re happy to say that we’ve now created a new email update subscription service for Conflict of […]

We’re refurbishing – please excuse our dust

Many of you will have noticed that much of the functionality on the site has temporarily disappeared. This is intentional, or at least as intentional as it could be. I will not bore you with details of servers and software, backends and frameworks, but suffice to say when all of this was upgraded, it broke […]