Entries by Xandra Kramer

Conference on Party Autonomy in Property Law

On 27 and 28 May 2010 a conference on Party Autonomy in Property Law, organized by Erasmus School of Law and Leiden University, will be held at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In international trade practice, the question often arises as to whether party autonomy or, more specifically, a choice of law possibility in […]

Publication: International Jurisdiction and Commercial Litigation.

International Jurisdiction and Commercial Litigation. Uniform Rules for Contract Disputes, by Hélène van Lith, T.M.C. Asser Press (distributed by Cambridge University Press), 2009. This interesting book includes a comprehensive analysis of the basic approaches to international jurisdiction in commercial contracts, and compares the jurisdictional systems of major continental European countries, the UK, the US and the […]

Special Issue Rome II Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht

The latest issue of the Dutch PIL journal Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht (2008, no. 4 – published in December) is dedicated to the Rome II Regulation. It includes the following eleven contributions: M. Wilderspin, The Rome II Regulation; Some policy observations, p. 408-413 Xandra Kramer,

Ruling Dutch Supreme Court on Article 4 Rome Convention

On 17 October 2008, the Dutch Supreme Court delivered a judgment in the case Baros A.G. (Switzerland) v. Embrica Maritim Hotelschiffe GmbH (Germany), concerning the application of Article 4 of the Rome Convention (Hoge Raad, 17 October 2008, No C07/084HR; LJN: BE7628). In 1998 Baros and Embrica concluded a “Bareboat-Chartervertrag” (rental agreement) concerning a hotel […]