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Conflict of Laws of Cultural Property: In Search of the Holy Grail…

by Tamás Szabados, ELTE Eötvös Loránd Universität Budapest In disputes related to stolen or illegally exported cultural property, conflict of laws provisions often play a significant role due to the absence of universally accepted substantive private law rules. This has been analysed in a recent post shared on this blog. In most private international laws, […]

Update HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention Repository

In preparation of the Conference on the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention on 13/14 September 2021, planned to be taking place on campus of the University of Bonn, Germany, we are offering here a Repository of contributions to the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention. Please email us if you miss something in it, we will update immediately… […]

Available now: Full recording of the University of Bonn/HCCH Pre-Conference Video Roundtable on The HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention: Prospects for Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters between the EU and Third Countries

On 29 October 2o20, the University of Bonn and the HCCH co-hosted a video roundtable on the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention.This video roundtable explored the prospects of the Convention from a particular perspective, and this was the perspective of the relations between the EU and third states: neighbouring states, trade partners in particular, but also […]

Out now: Guinchard (ed.), Rome I and Rome II in Practice

This book is devoted to the applicable law to contractual and non-contractual obligations in the European Union as applied before the Courts. It should be a valuable resource for practitioners, the judiciary, and academics who are interested in understanding how EU law is applied on national level. The Rome I and II Regulations are meant […]

Update HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention Repository

In preparation of the Conference on the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention on 13/14 September 2021, planned to be taking place on campus of the University of Bonn, Germany, we are offering here a Repository of contributions to the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention. Please email us if you miss something in it, we will update immediately… […]

ECJ in the case of Ellmes Property Services, C-433/19, on Article 24(1) and Article 7(1)(a) of the Brussels I bis Regulation

On 11 November 2020, the ECJ decided in the case of Ellmes Property Services, C-433/19, on Article 24(1) and Article 7(1)(a) of the Brussels I bis Regulation (for our post on AG Szpunar’s Opinion on the case see here). The Court held that: “1.      Point 1 of Article 24 of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament […]