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European private international law

European private international law
commercial litigation in the EU

  • ISBN: 9781509942077
  • Editorial: Hart Publishing
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
  • Edición número: 3rd ed.
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 24 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 432
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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This classic textbook provides a thorough overview of European private international law. It is essential reading for private international law students who need to study the European perspective in order to fully get to grips the subject.
Opening with foundational questions, it clearly explains the subject's central tenets: the Brussels I, Rome I and Rome II Regulations (jurisdiction, applicable law for contracts and tort). Additional chapters explore the Succession Regulation, private international law and insolvency, freedom of establishment, and the impact of PIL on corporate social responsibility. The new edition includes a new chapter on the Hague instruments and an opening discussion on the impact of Brexit.
Drawing on the author's rich experience, the new edition retains the book's hallmarks of insight and clarity of expression ensuring it maintains its position as the leading textbook in the field.

1. Introduction
1.1. The Concept, Nature and Development of Private International Law
1.2. Sources of Private International Law
1.3. The Three Processes of Private International Law, and Standard 'Connecting Factors'
1.4. Characterisation, Renvoi and the 'Incidental' Issue or Vorfrage
1.5. Forum Shopping and Forum non Conveniens
1.6. The Impact of European Law on the Private International Law of the Member States
1.7. Brexit
2. The Core of European Private International Law: Jurisdiction
2.1. Summary
2.2. Detailed Review of the Regulation
3. The Core of European Private International Law: Applicable Law – Contracts
3.1. Summary
3.2. Detailed Review of the Regulation
4. The Core of European Private International Law: Applicable Law – Tort
4.1. Introduction
4.2. General Principles
4.3. Scope of Application
4.4. Applicable Law – General Rule: Lex Loci Damni
4.5. One General Exception to the General Rule and One Escape Clause
4.6. Specific Choice of Law Rules for Specific Torts – No Specific Rules for 'Protected Categories'
4.7. Freedom to Choose Applicable Law
4.8. Scope of the Law Applicable
4.9. Contract-Related Tort Claims
4.10. 'Overriding' Mandatory Law and Public Order
5. The Insolvency Regulation
5.1. The Overall Nature of and Core Approaches to Insolvency and Private International Law
5.2. Genesis of the Insolvency Regulation
5.3. General Context of the 2015 Amendments
5.4. Scope of Application, Dovetailing with the Brussels I Recast and Overall Aim
5.5. The International Impact of the Regulation
5.6. The Jurisdictional Model: Universal Jurisdiction Based on COMI, alongside Limited Territorial Procedures
5.7. Applicable Law
5.8. Recognition and Enforcement of Insolvency Proceedings
5.9. Powers of the Liquidator/Insolvency Practitioner
6. Free Movement of Establishment, Lex Societatis and Private International Law
6.1. Daily Mail
6.2. Centros
6.3. Uberseering
6.4. Inspire Art
6.5. Cartesio – And its Mirror Image: Vale
6.6. Grid Indus
6.7. Directive 2019/2121: The Cross-Border Conversion Directive
7. Private International Law, Corporate Social Responsibility and Extraterritoriality
7.1. The Role of Private International Law in Operationalising Corporate Social Responsibility
7.2. The United States: Litigation Based on the ATS
7.3. The European Union
7.4. Duty of Care, Attribution and Compliance Strategies
7.5. Conclusion


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