Written by Jonathan Fitchen, University of Aberdeen Introduction The
About Thalia Kruger
Thalia Kruger obtained her BA and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Thereafter she completed her PHD at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium on “Civil jurisdiction rules in the EU and their impact on third States” (subsequently published by Oxford University Press under the same title). While working on her PHD, she was a teaching and research assistant at the Law Faculty’s Institute for Private International Law where she tutored and lectured on various aspects of private international law and international business law. She has also participated in a research project funded by the European Commission on “International Civil litigation in Europe and relations with third States”.
Thalia subsequently worked at the Flemish Centre for Minorities where she give legal advice on Private International Law in family matters and then conducted EU funded research on international child abduction for Child Focus, an NGO working with sexually exploited and disappeared children.
Thalia is currently senior lecturer in Private International Law at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and honorary research associate at the University of Cape Town (South Africa).
By Anubhav Das (National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi) and Aditi Jaiswal (Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow) The internet brought significant changes in society, leading to a massive collection of data which necessitated legislation to regulate such data collection. The European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation, 2016(Hereafter GDPR),
Maura Alessandri just published Casebook sui contratti di vendita internazionale (in Italian) She kindly provided the following summary. This year international trade law celebrates the 40th birthday of the “United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods”, adopted in Vienna on 11 April 1980 (hereinafter referred to as “CISG”). Although the CISG […]
by Fieke van Overbeeke, Legal Counsel at the
By Fieke van Overbeeke, Legal Counsel at the
The Pax Moot went totally online this year (OK, no surprises there). The case concerns an employment dispute and environmental damage due to mining in an unidentified African country (see the
Written by Haggai Carmon, Carmon & Carmon, an international law firm with offices in Tel Aviv and a front office in New York. The requirement of parties’ good faith conduct is fundamental in Israeli law and jurisprudence. However, only recently the Supreme Court has applied that doctrine to enforcement of foreign judgments as thus far, only […]
Written by Hetal Doshi & Sankalp Udgata Combining law, computer science and finance in unprecedented ways, “Smart Contract” is the latest addition to the unending list of Internet of Things. Unlike a traditional contract, which only lays out the terms of agreement for subsequent execution, a smart contract autonomously executes some or all of the […]
Written by Sankalp Udgata & Hetal Doshi, National Law University (NUSRL), Ranchi The choice of arbitration as the default system of resolution of commercial disputes, which was initially restricted to the foreign parties is now being reciprocated by even the Indian parties, thus setting the stage for India being a global hub for commercial arbitration. Surprising […]
The POAM project (Protection of Abducting Mothers in Return Proceedings) is co-funded by the European Commission. It would have held an Experts’ Workshop in Milan today, but this event has of course been cancelled. The project partners (the Universities of Aberdeen, Ludwig-Maximilians Munich, JJ Strossmayer Osijek and Milan-Bicocca) wanted to in any event share the […]