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Tort Litigation against Transnational Companies in England

This post is an abridged adaptation of my recent article, Private International Law and Substantive Liability Issues in Tort Litigation against Multinational Companies in the English Courts: Recent UK Supreme Court Decisions and Post-Brexit Implications in the Journal of Private International Law. The article can be accessed at no cost by anyone, anywhere on the

Conference on ‘Regulation Brussels I-bis: a standard for free circulation of judgments and mutual trust in the EU’, 21-22 April 2022

The Conference represents the final event of the JUDGTRUST Project, funded by the Justice Programme of the European Union. The objective of the Project is to identify best practices and to provide guidelines in the interpretation and application of Regulation 1215/2012 (BI-bis). The JUDGTRUST Project is coordinated by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut and carried out in […]

Lancaster University Law Conference: Call for Abstracts

LANCASTER UNIVERSITY LAW CONFERENCE Lancaster University, U.K. 3rd June 2022 CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES TO LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY Call for Abstracts After the grand success of our three annual international conferences in 2019, 2020 and 2021 we are happy to announce that we will be organizing this year’s annual international conference (virtual) on the broad theme ‘Contemporary […]

Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development

Posted at the request of Aastha Asthana, Managing Editor of Trade Law and Development Trade, Law and Development Call for Submissions Special Issue “Looking Ahead: Addressing the Challenges Faced by the International Trade Regime” Issue 14.1 | Summer ’22 Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain a […]

United Kingdom Supreme Court confirms that consequential loss satisfies the tort gateway for service out of the jurisdiction

This post is written by Joshua Folkard, Barrister at Twenty Essex.   In FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC v Lady Brownlie [2021] UKSC 45 (“Brownlie II”), the Supreme Court held as a matter of ratio by a 4:1 majority that consequential loss satisfies the ‘tort gateway’ in Practice Direction (“PD”) 6B, para. 3.1(9)(a).   Background […]

Trade, Law and Development – Winter 2021, Vol. XIII, No. 2

Posted at the request of Aastha Asthana, Managing Editor, Trade Law and Development CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS General Issue Issue 13.2 | Winter ’21 The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ’21 Issue of the Journal (Vol. 13, No. 2) in the form of […]

Trade, Law and Development: Call for Submissions

Posted at the request of Sahil Verma, Managing Editor, Trade, Law and Development Special Issue on Trade and Technology: Rebooting Global Trade for the Digital Millennium Issue 13.1 | Summer’21 Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain a constructive and democratic debate on emergent issues in […]

A Dangerous Chimera: Anti-Suit Injunctions Based on a “Right to be Sued” at the Place of Domicile under the Brussels Ia Regulation?

This post introduces my case note titled ‘A Dangerous Chimera: Anti-Suit Injunctions Based on a “Right to be Sued” at the Place of Domicile under the Brussels Ia Regulation?’ which appeared in the July 2020 issue of the Law Quarterly Review at page 379. An open access version of the case note is available