Conference “Cross-border Enforcement of Judgments - An Australian, UK and Global Perspective”, London, (16 November 2015)

On 16 November 2015, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law hosted an event looking at various issues arising in relation with the cross-border enforcement of judgments. In his keynote speech, The Hon RS French AC, Chief Justice of Australia, focused on recent decisions of the High Court of Australia on questions such as the registration and enforcement of foreign...

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Conference "Cross-border child protection: Legal and social perspectives - Towards a better protection of children worldwide - The 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention in practice"

From 21 to 23 October 2015, more than 190 experts in the field of child protection and family law from around the world attended the above-mentioned conference on the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention which took place in the Centre Œcuménique, in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference was organised by the General Secretariat of the International Social Service in co-operation with...

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Conference on “Commercial Private International Law in East and Southern Africa”, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Research Centre for Private International Law in Emerging Countries of the Faculty of Law of the University of Johannesburg organised this event. The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts were presented at the conference. Programme: Conference programme Presentation: Ms Marta Pertegás...

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Conference “Towards A Transnational Approach For Choice of Law Clauses - Presentation of the ICC Study on 'Developing Neutral Legal Standards for International Contracts'", Rome, Italy

The conference, co-organised by the ICC and Unidroit, aims at promoting ICC's recent study on 'Developing Neutral Legal Standards for International Contracts'. Ms Ning Zhao (HCCH) gave a short presentation on the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, in particular on Rules of law (Article 3), given its relevance to the conference topic. ...

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Official Programme available for Service and Evidence Convention Anniversary Event in November

The final programme is now available for this one-day conference on 2 November 2015 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Hague Service Convention and the 45th Anniversary of the 1970 Hague Evidence Convention. A downloadable copy of the programme is available here. As previously announced, the conference, which is entitled: "Service of Process and Taking of Evidence Abroad: The...

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APEC Workshop on effective enforcement of business contracts and efficient resolution of business disputes through the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention

The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Workshop on the effective enforcement of business contracts and efficient resolution of business disputes through the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention was held on Tuesday 1 September 2015 in Cebu, the Philippines, on the margins of the APEC Senior Officials Meetings. The Workshop is organised by the Department of Justice of Hong Kong,...

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Save The Date Notice: Service of Process and Taking of Evidence Abroad: The Impact of "Electronic Means" on the Operation of the Hague Conventions

Save The Date Notice:  Service of Process and Taking of Evidence Abroad: The Impact of "Electronic Means" on the Operation of the Hague Conventions   Monday, 2 November 2015   Gewirz Center 12th floor Georgetown University Law Center 600 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington D.C. The Center on Transnational Business and the Law at Georgetown...

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Hague Conference regional meeting “International Family Law, Legal Co-operation and Commerce: Promoting Human Rights and Cross-Border Trade in the Caribbean through the Hague Conference Conventions"

From 17 to 20 June 2015, more than 100 participants from the region met to expand their knowledge of the work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and its multilateral treaties and other instruments (Hague Conventions), and to discuss the relevance of the Hague Conventions to the Caribbean Region. The meeting was jointly organised by the Hague Conference and the Commonwealth...

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APEC Workshop on effective enforcement of business contracts and efficient resolution of business disputes through the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention

The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Workshop on the effective enforcement of business contracts and efficient resolution of business disputes through the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention will take place on Tuesday 1 September 2015 in Cebu, the Philippines, on the margins of the APEC Senior Officials Meetings. The Workshop is organised by the Department of Justice of Hong...

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Conference “Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution in the Internet Era: Governance and Good Practices”, Geneva (17-18 June 2015)

On 17-18 June the Conference on "Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution in the Internet Era: Governance and Good Practices" was held at the University of Geneva as part of its summer school programme, "Internet L@w". The conference was organised by the University's faculty of law, with the co-operation of Geneva Internet Platform and Geneva Center for...

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