The editors of J.Priv.Int.L are very pleased to announce that the 4th Journal of Private International Law Conference will take place in the University of Milan from Thursday 14th April 2011 at 2pm until Saturday 16th April at 5pm. Over 50 early career papers are expected in parallel sessions on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning […]
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The fourth edition of J Hill & (now) A Chong, International Commercial Disputes: Commercial Conflict of Laws in English Courts has just been published by Hart. Here’s the blurb: This is the fourth edition of this highly regarded work on the law of international commercial litigation as practised in the English courts. As such it […]
[Guest post written by Thijs Bosters LL.M., a PhD Researcher (Private International Law and Collective redress) at Tilburg University.] After the Morrison v. NAB decision of last June, the question was raised how and where an f-cubed case should be filed in the future. It has been proposed that, for example, the Canadian class action […]
The University of Aberdeen has one of the most significant groups of private international law (PIL) researchers in the world, an excellent dedicated Law Library and a proven track record in research supervision. The EU has embraced harmonised PIL as the means of preserving the cultural and legal diversity that makes Europe so interesting while […]
The organisers of the conference are delighted that many people have already submitted their abstracts for the next Journal of Private International Law Conference in Milan in April 2011 but more abstracts are still very welcome. You are politely reminded that you have until the end of Sunday 31 October 2010 to email your abstract […]
Professor Gerrit Betlem, a close friend and colleague to many of us and a leading scholar in European Private Law, passed away on 26th July 2010. There is an obituary on Southampton’s website.
A message from Paul Beaumont and Katarina Trimmings: In July 2010, the Nuffield Foundation awarded a grant of £112.000 to Professor Paul Beaumont and Katarina Trimmings to conduct a study into private international law aspects of international surrogacy arrangements. The work on the project commenced on 1 August and the award is tenable for two […]
The Journal of Private International Law will hold its fourth major conference at the University of Milan on 15 and 16 April 2011. As was the practice at the prior conferences at the University of Aberdeen in 2005, at the University of Birmingham in 2007, and at New York University in 2009, we are including […]
Angela Mills Wade is the Executive Director of the European Publishers Council. In this article we consider both Brussels I and Rome II as together they set rules to determine which Court should hear a case (Brussels I), and which country’s Law should be applied (Rome II) when there is a cross-border conflict including in […]
As an addendum to the current symposium on Rome II and Defamation, Hugh Tomlinson QC at the International Forum for Responsible Media Blog has written a piece on the current proposals in Lord Lester’s Defamation Bill as to when an English court could assume jurisdiction over claims involving publication outside the jurisdiction. The current Clause […]