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NIKI continued (now in Austria)

Written by Lukas Schmidt, Research Fellow at the Center for Transnational Commercial Dispute Resolution (TCDR) of the EBS Law School, Wiesbaden, Germany The Regional Court Korneuburg has opened a main insolvency proceeding – not a secondary insolvency proceeding that the German provisional administrator has applied for – on the assets of NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH in […]

US Court Refused to Apply the Chosen Chinese Law due to Public Policy Concern

In Fu v. Fu, 2017 IL App (1st) 162958-U, a father brought a claim against his son to revoke an unconditional gift of $590,000 that he donated to his son for the later to pursue an EB-5 Visa to immigrate to the US. Both parties are Chinese citizens and the defendant is currently a resident […]

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CJEU fitting an order issued in a Member State on the basis of a third State judgment within the Brussels I bis Regime, case H Limited, C-568/20

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Virtual Book Launch – Blurry Boundaries of Public and Private International Law: Towards Convergence or Divergent Still?

Further to the announcement of the release of the book edited by Dr Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit and Dharmita Prasad entitled Blurry Boundaries of Public and Private International Law: Towards Convergence or Divergent Still (Springer 2022) earlier in this portal, the editors of the book are organising a virtual book launch to engage further in conversations surrounding […]

Conference: Fundamental Rights in Private International Law – Present and Future in South Africa, Belgium, and The Netherlands

We are happy to share the following information on a conference organised by Robin Cupido (University of Cape Town), Benedikt Schmitz (University of Groningen), and Michiel Poesen (KU Leuven), which will be held in Leuven, Belgium, and online on 16 June 2022 (languages: Dutch and Afrikaans), with funding provided by Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht. The conveners […]