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The European Commission consults on the topic of recognition of parenthood between the EU Member States

This information was provided by Ms Lenka Vysoka, European Commission  In May 2021, the European Commission launched a public consultation on its initiative on recognition of parenthood between Member States. This initiative aims to ensure that parenthood, as established in one EU Member State, will be recognised across the EU so that children maintain their rights in cross-border […]

Webinars on the International Commission on Civil Status Base of International Cooperation in the Field of Civil Status – 1, 8 and 15 June 2021 at 9 am (Brasilia time)

The Latin American Section of the Société de législation comparée, together with the Institute of Public Law of Brasilia, is organizing a series of webinars on the International Commission on Civil Status (ICCS, in French Commission internationale de l’état civil (CIEC)). The webinars will take place on 1, 8 and 15 June 2021 at 9 […]

AMEDIP: Webinar on the 25th Anniversary of the Mexican Journal of Private International Law – 27 May 2021 at 1 pm (Mexico City time), 8 pm (CEST time) – in Spanish

The Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law (AMEDIP) is holding a webinar on 27 May 2021 at 1 pm (Mexico City time – CDT), 8 pm (CEST time). The topic of the webinar is the 25th anniversary of the Mexican Journal of Private International Law, a contribution to the national doctrine (in Spanish). Among the speakers […]

AMEDIP: Webinar by Professor Carlos Echegaray de Maussion on International Judicial Co-operation in Times of Pandemic – 13 May 2021 at 5 pm (Mexico City time – CDT) – in Spanish

The Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law (AMEDIP) is holding a webinar on 13 May 2021 at 5:00 pm (Mexico City time – CDT), 12:00 am (CEST time). The topic of the webinar is International Judicial Co-operation in Times of Pandemic and will be presented by Professor Carlos Echegaray de Maussion (in Spanish). […]

AMEDIP: Webinar by Professor Aline Beltrame de Moura on the Choice of the Law Applicable to International Contracts in the Brazilian Legal System – 15 April 2021 at 5 pm (Mexico time – CDT), 7 pm (BRT time), 12:00 am (CET time) – in Spanish

The Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law (AMEDIP) is holding a webinar on 15 April 2021 at 5:00 pm (Mexico City time – CDT), 7 pm (BRT time), 12:00 am (CET time). The topic of the webinar is the Choice of the Law Applicable to International Contracts in the Brazilian Legal System and […]

The HCCH Child Abduction Convention and the grave risk exception: A petition for a writ of certiorari is pending before the US Supreme Court – Golan v. Saada

A petition for a writ of certiorari has been filed before the US Supreme Court in a case concerning the HCCH Child Abduction Convention and the grave risk exception (art. 13(1)(b)). The issue at stake is: Whether, upon finding that there is a grave risk that a return would expose a child to physical or […]