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Towards the Well-Being of the Child Through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium, Macao, China

25-06-2015

The conference "Towards the Well-Being of the Child Through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium, Macao, China" will take place on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 June 2015 at the Macao Sci [details »]


Singapore signs the 2005 Choice of Court Convention

25-03-2015

Today, Wednesday 25 March 2015, during the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference, Ms Thian Yee Sze, Director General of the Legal Group, Ministry of Law, Singapore, signed the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Co [details »]


Republic of Moldova seeks membership to the Hague Conference

25-03-2015

Today, during the Council on General Affairs and Policy, the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law received the official proposal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to admit the Rep [details »]


Approval of the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

19-03-2015

On 19 March 2015, the Members of the Hague Conference on Private International Law formally approved the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts. The Principles, which also comprise a comprehensive Commentary, were develop [details »]


Tajikistan joins the Apostille Convention as 108th Contracting State and becomes 145th Connected State

20-02-2015

This afternoon, Tajikistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention). Following the usual procedural steps, the Conve [details »]


Kazakhstan accedes to the Hague Civil Procedure and Access to Justice Conventions

29-01-2015

On 29 January 2015, Kazakhstan has acceded to the Hague Conventions of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure and of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice. In accordance with its Article 31, the 1954 Convention will enter into force for [details »]


Paraguay Promulgates the Law based on the Draft Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

20-01-2015

On 15 January 2015, Paraguay promulgated Law No 5393 on the Law Applicable to International Contracts (Law), which implements the Draft Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (Draft Principles) (a newsflash publish [details »]