Conflict of Laws

Conflict of Laws

by John O'Brien, Raymond Smith
     
 

The coming into force of the Brussels Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgements in 1987, the Rome Convention in 1991, which replaces the common law rules applicable to international contracts, and the Private International Law Act 1995 have radically altered the English approach to conflict of laws. This book introduces conflict of laws to newcomers and to those who… See more details below

Overview

The coming into force of the Brussels Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgements in 1987, the Rome Convention in 1991, which replaces the common law rules applicable to international contracts, and the Private International Law Act 1995 have radically altered the English approach to conflict of laws. This book introduces conflict of laws to newcomers and to those who need to keep up with the changes. The text considers the problems and the possibilities of conflict adjudication before examining the major areas of conflict law:

jurisdication and the recognition of judgements, the law of obligations, family law and the law of property.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859412855
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Pages:
739
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 3.70(d)

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