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Journal of Private International Law 10th Anniversary Conference at the University of Cambridge, 3-5 September 2015 – Call for Papers

Building on the very successful conferences held in Aberdeen (2005), Birmingham (2007), New York (2009), Milan (2011) and Madrid (2013), we are pleased to announce that the Journal of Private International Law will be holding its 10th anniversary conference at the University of Cambridge on 3-5 September 2015. We now invite abstracts for the conference. […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (6/2014)

The latest issue (November/December) of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) contains the following articles: Rolf Wagner: “The new programme in the judicial cooperation in civil matters – a turning point?” Since the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty in 1999 the European Union is empowered to act in […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (5/2014)

The latest issue (September/October) of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) contains the following articles: Christian Schall/Johannes Weber: “The precautionary choice of the law applicable to divorce according to Rome III” The Regulation (EU) No. 1259/2010 (Rome III) has put conflict of law rules in cross-border divorce cases on a […]

Research on Child Abduction

Professor Paul Beaumont of the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with Dr Lara Walker of the University of Sussex, has received funding from the Nuffield Foundation to carry out empirical research on Child Abduction in the European Union. The project started on 1st April 2014 and lasts for 20 months. The project concerns the place of adjudication […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (4/2014)

The latest issue (July/August) of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) contains the following articles: Maximilian Hocke: “Characterizing the culpa in contrahendo under Art. 12 Rom II-Regulation” – The English abstract reads as follows: This article explores the scope of Art. 12 Rome II Regulation. According to Recital (30) Rome […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (3/2014)

Recently, the May/June issue of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) was published. Rolf Wagner: “15 years of judicial cooperation in civil matters” With the Treaty of Amsterdam entering into force on 1 May 1999 the European Union has obtained the legislative competence concerning the judicial cooperation in civil matters. […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (2/2014)

Recently, the March/April issue of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) was published. Moritz Renner/Marie Hesselbarth: “Corporate Control Contracts and the Rome I Regulation” The article deals with the law applicable to control contracts within a group of corporations in the sense of §§ 291 et seq. AktG. Here, the […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (1/2014)

Recently, the January/February issue of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) was published.  Heinz-Peter Mansel/Karsten Thorn/Rolf Wagner: “European conflict of laws 2013: Respite from the status quo” The article provides an overview of developments in Brussels in the field of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters from November 2012 […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (6/2013)

Recently, the November/December issue of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) was published. Bernhard Pfister: “Kollisionsrechtliche Probleme bei der Vermarktung von Persönlichkeitsrechten” – the English abstract reads as follows:  Internationally famous celebrities often commercialize their personality rights in different countries. The following article tries to solve the problem, what national […]

Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (5/2013)

Recently, the September/October  issue of the German law journal “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts” (IPRax) was published.  Robert Magnus: “Choice of court agreements in succession law” The EU Regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and authentic instruments in matters of succession and the creation of a European Certificate of Succession […]