Yearbook of Private International Law Volume XIII (2011)

Yearbook of Private International Law Volume XIII (2011), Edited by Andrea Bonomi, Gian Paolo Romano, Sellier, 2012

The current volume of the „Yearbook of Private International Law” includes three special sections: The first one is devoted to the recent European developments in the area of family law like the proposal on the matrimonial property régimes in its relation with other EU instruments, such as Brussels IIbis or Rome III. Another special section deals with the very hotly debated question of the treatment of and access to foreign law. The third one presents some recent reforms of national Private International Law systems. National reports and court decisions complete the book.

Recent highlights include:
– multiple nationalities in EU Private International Law
– the European Court of Human Rights and Private International Law
– parallel litigation in Europe and the US
– arbitration and the powers of English courts
– conflict of laws in emission trading
– res judicata effects of arbitral awards


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Droit international privé des successions – quel futur en Europe et en Suisse?

On Friday, 19th March 2010, the 22nd Journée de droit international privé, organised by the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (ISDC) and the University of Lausanne (Center of Comparative Law, European Law and Foreign Legislations), will analyse the Commission’s Proposal on Succession: “Droit international privé des successions – quel futur en Europe et en Suisse?”.

The list of confirmed speakers includes Prof. Andrea Bonomi (Univ. of Lausanne), Prof. Paul Lagarde (Univ. of Paris I – Sorbonne ) and Prof. Oliver Remien (Univ. of Würzburg). A detailed programme and further information will be posted as soon as available.