International Commercial Litigation: Text, Cases and Materials on Private International Law

International Commercial Litigation: Text, Cases and Materials on Private International Law

by Trevor C. Hartley

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ISBN-13: 9781107486584
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/09/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Trevor C. Hartley is Professor of Law Emeritus at the London School of Economics, where he specialises in private international law and European Community law.

Table of Contents

Part I. Starting Off: 1. Introduction; Part II. Jurisdiction: 2. Jurisdiction: an analysis; 3. Jurisdiction under EC law: basic principles and structures; 4. EC law: special jurisdiction; 5. The traditional English rules; 6. Developments in Canada; 7. US law - an outline; 8. Choice-of-court agreements; 9. Forum non conveniens and antisuit injunctions; 10. Overlapping jurisdiction in EC law; 11. Special topics - I; 12. Special topics - II; Part III. Foreign Judgments: 13. Introduction to Part III; 14. EC law; 15. English law - jurisdiction; 16. English law - defences; 17. The Canadian conflicts (judgments) revolution; 18. US law - some highlights; Part IV. Procedure: 19. Freezing assets; 20. Obtaining evidence abroad - forum procedures; 21. Obtaining evidence abroad - international co-operation; Part V. Choice of Law: 22. Introduction to choice of law; 23. Torts; 24. Contracts - the principle of party autonomy; 25. Contracts - legal policy and choice of law; 26. Regulating business, protecting employees and helping consumers; 27. Foreign currency; 28. Property - tangible movables; 29. Contractual rights and property interests - I; 30. Contractual rights and property interests - II; 31. Contractual rights and property interests - III; Part VI. Extraterritoriality: 32. Introduction to extraterritoriality; 33. Extraterritorial application of US antitrust law; 34. The international response; 35. Extraterritorial application of EC competition law.

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