The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce that the Legal Guide to Uniform Instruments in the Area of International Commercial Contracts, with a Focus on Sales (Legal Guide), a joint publication of the Secretariats of UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT and the HCCH, has been officially launched today (video announcement).
The Legal Guide, which was approved by each of the three Organisations in the course of...
The 2015 Hague Principles, which consist of an Introduction, a Preamble, 12 Articles and a Commentary, are now available in Spanish thanks to the translation provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain as a voluntary in-kind contribution. The translation was revised by the Permanent Bureau.
The 2015 Hague Principles were prepared in English and French, which are the official...
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...
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,...
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 will take place 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...
On 8 July 2015, UNCITRAL provided
its endorsement of the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial
Contracts (Hague Principles) during its Forty-eighth session held in Vienna, marking the first instrument of the Hague
Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) to be officially endorsed by
The Hague Principles, which were
adopted on 19 March...
The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased
to announce that the Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish translations of the 12
articles of the Principles on Choice of
Law in International Commercial Contracts ("the Hague Principles") are now
available on the Hague Principles section of the Hague Conference website.
These translations have been kindly provided by...
On 19 March 2015, the Members of the Hague Conference on Private International Law formally approved the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts. The Principles, which also comprise a comprehensive Commentary, were developed by the Working Group on the Choice of Law in International Contracts (chaired by Professor Daniel Girsberger, Switzerland) and unanimously approved...
On 15 January 2015, Paraguay promulgated Law No 5393 on the Law Applicable to International Contracts (Law), which implements the Draft Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (Draft Principles) (a newsflash published on the official Paraguay Government website is available here in Spanish).
In line with the Draft Principles, this Law accepts party autonomy for...