HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2016

As part of the HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2016 (held in Tokyo from 27 to 30 June 2016), the Hague Conference on Private International Law, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Waseda University, organised the Asia Pacific Symposium on the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention from 29 to 30 June 2016. The Symposium was attended by over 200 participants, including judges, government...

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Malta IV Conference on Cross-Frontier Child Protection and Family Law

Valletta, Malta: From 2 to 5 May 2016, more than 130 senior government officials, judges and other experts from 34 countries, including Algeria, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Spain,...

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Conference announcement: “Towards a Global Framework for International Commercial Transactions: Implementing the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts”

The University of Lucerne and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) are pleased to announce the holding of the Conference “Towards a Global Framework for International Commercial Transactions: Implementing the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts”. The conference will take place on Thursday 8 and Friday...

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International family law, legal co-operation and commerce: promoting the rule of law and cross-border trade in Central Asia through the Hague Conventions

From 10 to 12 of November 2015, over 40 delegates comprising members of the judiciary, senior officials and experts from the region, together with members of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and of the Deutsche Stiftung für Rechtliche Zusammenarbeit (IRZ), as well as an expert from the German Federal Office of Justice, met in Astana, ...

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Conference “International Symposium hosted by the Doshisha University Research Center for International Transactions and Law”

Conference "International Symposium hosted by the Doshisha University Research Center for International Transactions and Law", Kyoto (19 December 2015) On 19 December 2015, an International Symposium was hosted at the Doshisha University Research Center for International Transactions and Law in Kyoto. The Conference gathered prominent private international law experts from Japan as well as from...

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International Family Law, Legal Co-operation and Commerce: Promoting the Rule of Law and Cross-Border Trade in MENA Countries

From 8 to 9 December 2015, approximately 45 experts from Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as government officials and judges from Germany, academic experts from Canada and the United Kingdom and members of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, met to discuss the relevance of a number of Hague Conventions to the States of the Middle East and North...

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Meeting of the International Hague Network of Judges

From 11 to 13 November 2015, as part of the HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2015, more than 30 Members of the International Hague Network of Judges, representing 19 States from every region of the world, as well as experts from the Commonwealth and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law met in Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China. Members of the Network adopted...

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Global Conference on Child Support and Family Maintenance in Asia-Pacific and Worldwide

Hong Kong: From 9 to 11 November 2015, more than 155 experts from Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, the People's Republic of China (including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR), Croatia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, the United...

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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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