HCCH International Family Law Briefings, June 2014

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents June 2014: Introduction Facilitating the effective implementation and operation of existing Hague Conventions Completion of an EU partnership project...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, December 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents December 2013: Introduction The Hague’s International City of Peace and Justice Missions and related developments in the area of International Family Law Conference...

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HCCH Asia Pacific Week (Hong Kong, 6-11 October 2014)

HCCH Asia Pacific Week is a series of events collectively organised by the Asia Pacific Office of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The week will be centred around three key events: The 2014 Judgments Project Working Group Meeting. The Working...

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Available now: Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements, prepared by Professor Trevor Hartley and Professor Masato Dogauchi. The Oficina de Interpretación y Lenguas of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepared the translation...

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Explanatory Report on the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements by Trevor Hartley and Masato Dogauchi is now available in off-print format on the Hague Conference website. Those interested in acquiring a paper copy should contact the Permanent Bureau at...

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Conference on International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region highlights Hague Conference instruments and initiatives which facilitate the resolution of cross-border legal disputes

From 23 to 24 September 2013, a Conference on International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region took place in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China. The Conference was dedicated to the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (Choice of Court Convention) and the work carried out by the Hague Conference in the area of international jurisdiction and the recognition and...

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IABA encourages States to join the Apostille, Service, Evidence, Access to Justice, and Choice of Court Conventions

In a recent declaration, the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) has recommended that States join the Hague Conventions on international legal co-operation and litigation, namely the Apostille Convention, Service Convention, Evidence Convention, Access to Justice Convention, and Choice of Court Convention. The declaration comes at a time when a number of States, particularly in Latin America,...

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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 organised by the...

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European Community signs Hague Choice of Court Convention

During the Council on General Affairs, the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements was signed by the European Community. As the Czech Republic is presiding the European Union, the Czech Minister of Justice, H.E. Mr Jirí Pospíšil, signed the Convention on behalf of the European Community. Since Mexico had already acceded in 2007, only...

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