First Meeting of Latin American Judges of the International Hague Network of Judges

The First Meeting of Latin American Judges of the International Hague Network of Judges took place on 4 December 2009. The following Latin American States were represented at the meeting: Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. In addition, other judges that had been invited from Paraguay, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela were in...

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Landmark international seminar on Hague Choice of Court Convention | Seminario internacional sobre el Convenio de La Haya sobre Acuerdos de Elección de Foro

Government officials, judges, and other experts from various Latin American States acknowledge benefits of the Hague Choice of Court Convention and recognise potential for domestic application in harmony with corresponding regional instruments. A Joint Seminar on Choice of Court in International Litigation was held on 8 November 2010 in Brasilia, Brazil. The Seminar, which was...

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U.S. Senate approves Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and other Forms of Family Maintenance

On 29 September 2010, the United States Senate approved the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and other Forms of Family Maintenance. This treaty will make it easier for Americans to recover child support payments from a non-custodial parent living abroad and promotes the establishment, recognition, and enforcement of child support obligations in cases where the...

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Update Hague Family Law Conventions

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 was recently ratified by various EU Member States, namely: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Romania and Spain. The Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the...

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Publication of the Guide to Good Practice under the Child Abduction Convention: Part IV - Enforcement

It is with great pleasure that the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law announces the publication of Part IV of the Guide to Good Practice under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction - Enforcement.  This Guide is based upon the principles of good practice presented to, and supported by, the Fifth...

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70 Members for the Hague Conference

On Wednesday, 14 July 2010, the Republic of the Philippines deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Statute of the Hague Conference, and thus became the 70th Member of the Organisation. One Hague Convention is already in force for the Philippines: that of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption. ...

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Ukraine signs 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

On Wednesday 7 July 2010, Ukraine signed the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. The Child Support Convention has not yet entered into force. Ambassador Korzachenko of Ukraine signs the Convention at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands ...

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