Electronic Commerce and the Internet (Press release including a synthesis of the Round Table’s recommendations)

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA ROUND TABLE ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW The Hague Conference on Private International Law, an intergovernmental organisation whose objective is the unification of private international law norms (essentially conflict of laws, procedure and judicial co-operation), recently held, jointly with the University of Geneva (Switzerland), a Round Table...

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New Hague Convention on the Protection of Adults

From 20 September to 2 October 1999, a Special Commission meeting of a diplomatic character will be held in the Peace Palace (Academy Building) at The Hague to finalise the project on the future Hague Convention on the protection of adults.In the course of Saturday, 2 October 1999, the French and English authentic texts of this Convention, as adopted by the Special Diplomatic Commission, will be...

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Completion of the new Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults

A Special Diplomatic Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, meeting at the Peace Palace from 20 September 1999 until 2 October 1999, drew up a new international convention for the protection in cross-border situations of adults who, by reason of an impairment or insufficiency of their personal faculties, are not in a position to protect their interests. The Convention on...

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Visit of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice of Romania, to the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on private international law

On Wednesday morning, 17 November 1999, the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice of Romania H.E. Mr Valeriu Stoica, paid a visit to the Permanent Bureau of the Conference. Furthermore were present, among others, H.E. Mr Mihnea Motoc, Ambassador of Romania to the Netherlands, and Mrs Cristina Luzescu, Director for International Relations from the Romanian Ministry of Justice, whereas the...

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Accession

On Thursday, 13 January 2000, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the Netherlands deposited the instrument of accession of his country to the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. In the absence of any objection from a State Party, notified to the depositary within a period of six months after the...

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Signature

The Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults was signed for the first time on Thursday, 13 January 2000 by the Netherlands, and thus bears that date....

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