Entries by Thomas John

Have your say: the EU opens Public Consultation into the possible accession to the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention

The EU has opened a Public Consultation into a possible accession to the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention. The Consultation will run from 22 June 2020 – 05 October 2020 (midnight, Brussels time). The Consultation is expansive and the target audience is described as follows: businesses and citizens involved or likely to get involved in international […]

A true game changer and the apex stone of international commercial litigation – the NILR Special Edition on the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention is now available as final, paginated volume

On 2 July 2019, the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) adopted the 2019 Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters (2019 HCCH Judgments Convention). The instrument has already been described as a true game changer and the apex stone in international commercial litigation. To celebrate […]

Webinar on COVID-19 and international child abduction

A free webinar to hear experts of MK Family Law (Washington) and Grotius Chambers (The Hague) discuss pertinent issues relating to international child abduction in times of COVID-19.  Date: 8 April 2020 Time: 3 pm (CET Amsterdam) COVID-19 has a significant impact on all aspects of our lives. Since the WHO declared the outbreak a […]

Final days – don’t miss out on submitting your application for an internship with the HCCH!

This is a reminder that the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) seeks high-achieving interns for January to July 2020. An internship with the HCCH offers a unique opportunity to deepen the knowledge of private international law, better understand how the HCCH functions, and contribute to the work of the Organisation. […]

Programme now available: Inaugural global conference on the Judgments Convention

The Permanent Bureau of the HCCH has just announced that the programme for the first global conference on the newly adopted HCCH Judgments Convention is now available via: <http://www.hcchjudgmentshk.org/programme.php> with registrations are now also open. As previously posted, the conference will take place on 9 September 2019 in Hong Kong SAR, People’s Republic of China. […]

Save the date: The first global event on the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention

The HCCH and the Department of Justice of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China jointly organise the Inaugural Global Conference on the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention: The 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention: Global Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments Date: 9 September 2019 Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition […]

Internships available: The HCCH now accepts applications

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) seeks high-achieving interns for January to July 2020. An internship with the HCCH offers a unique opportunity to deepen the knowledge of private international law, better understand how the HCCH functions, and contribute to the work of the Organisation. Interested? Then lodge your application […]