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.
Ms Marta Pertegás...
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.
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (the "Hague Principles").
The Hague Principles affirm party autonomy as a basis for the choice of law in international commercial contracts and thereby strengthen legal certainty and predictability in such international transactions.
The Hague Principles,...
On 30 September 2015, Italy deposited its instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. The Convention will enter into force for Italy on 1 January 2016. The 1996 Convention will then be in force in all Member States...
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...
On 1 October 2015, the District Courts of the Republic of
Slovenia began issuing e-Apostilles as part of the e-APP under the Hague
Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for
Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention). The District Courts will
issue e-Apostilles for both electronic public documents and for paper public
documents which are subsequently...
Today (1 October 2015), the Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (the Convention) has entered into force in 28 States (Mexico and all Members of the European Union, except Denmark). This results from Mexico's accession to the Convention in 2007 and the recent approval of the Convention by the European Union. This momentum is set to encourage other States currently...
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,...
The International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ)
attracted nine new judicial designations in recent months, growing from 91 to
100 judges worldwide. A total of 73 States have now officially designated a
judge to the IHNJ. New States designating to the network include Antigua and
Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia,
Portugal, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts...
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Portuguese translation of Direct Judicial Communications – Emerging Guidance regarding the development of the International Hague Network of Judges and General Principles for Judicial Communications, including commonly accepted safeguards for Direct Judicial Communications in specific cases, within the context of the...