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Just released: Opinion of the US Supreme Court regarding the consolidated Ford Motor cases – A victory for consumers in two defective-product cases

Written by Mayela Celis On 25 March 2021, the US Supreme Court rendered its opinion on the consolidated Ford Motor cases, which deals with personal jurisdiction (in particular, specific jurisdiction) over Ford Motor Company. These cases deal with a malfunctioning 1996 Ford Explorer and a defective 1994 Crown Victoria vehicles, which caused the death of […]

Liber amicorum in honour of Professor Iacyr de Aguilar Vieira

The Société de législation comparée will publish a liber amicorum in honour of Professor Iacyr de Aguilar Vieira entitled (in French): Études en l’honneur du Professeur Iacyr de Aguilar Vieira. This book has been coordinated/compiled by Gustavo Cerqueira and Gustavo Tepedino. More information is available

AMEDIP: Webinar by Professor Beatriz Campuzano Díaz on the 1996 HCCH Protection of Children Convention – 11 February 2021 at 8:00 am (Mexico time – CST), 3:00 pm (CET time) in Spanish

The Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law (AMEDIP) is holding a webinar on 11 February 2021 at 8:00 am (Mexico City time – CST), 3:00 pm CET time. The topic of the webinar is the HCCH Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental […]