The Sydney Centre for International Law is a holding a conference entitled “Facing Outwards: Australian Private International Law in the 21st Century” on Wednesday, 10 April 2013. A conference flyer may be found here. For further information and registration, click here. The conference description is as follows: Read more…
About Perry Herzfeld
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The latest title in the Oxford Private International Law Series has just been published: Substance and Procedure in Private International Law by Professor Richard Garnett. The OUP abstract reads: When the law of a foreign country is selected or pleaded by a claimant or defendant, a question arises as to whether the issue pertains to […]
The High Court has recently granted special leave to appeal from the decision of the Full Court of Federal Court in PT Garuda Indonesia Ltd v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission  FCAFC 52; (2011) 192 FCR 393; 277 ALR 67, on which James McComish has previously posted. The case concerns the applicability of foreign […]
It is appropriate to note on this blog the recent retirement of J J Spigelman as Chief Justice of New South Wales. A number of his judgments and speeches over the course of his tenure as Chief Justice constitute significant contributions to Australian private international law. They are identified in his chapter entitled ‘Between the […]
Concluding the Australian article round-up, readers may be interested in the following articles raising points about international co-operation on conflicts issues: Read more… Rosehana Amin, ‘International Jurisdiction Agreements and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Australian Litigation: Is There a Need for the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements?’ (2010) 17 Australian International […]
Continuing the Australian article round-up, readers may be interested in the following article and recently published book raising points about conflicts within the Australian federation: Geoffrey Lindell and Sir Anthony Mason, ‘The Resolution of Inconsistent State and Territory Legislatoin’ (2010) 38 Federal Law Review 391: [W]e have chosen to discuss an important aspect of the subject [of federalism] […]
Continuing the Australian article round-up, readers may be interested in the following two articles raising points about arbitration: Andrew Bell, ‘Dispute Resolution and Applicable Law Clauses in International Sports Arbitration’ (2010) 84 Australian Law Journal 116: Choice of law clauses and jurisdiction or arbitration agreements play a critical role in international commerce. They also play […]
Continuing the Australian article round-up, readers may be interested in the following three articles raising points about finance: Read more… Anthea Markstein, ‘The Law Governing Letters of Credit’ (2010) 16 Auckland University Law Review 138:
Continuing the Australian article round-up, readers may be interested in the following three articles raising points about insolvency: Read more… Stewart Maiden, ‘A comparative analysis of the use of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-border Insolvency in Australia, Great Britain and the United States’ (2010) 18 Insolvency Law Journal 63:
Readers may be interested in a range of articles which have been published since the last Australian article round-up in 2010. Over the coming days, I will post abstracts for the articles roughly grouped into themes. Today’s is a general theme. Read more… John Fogarty, ‘Peter Edward Nygh AM: His Work and Times’ (2010) 1 Family […]