Friday, September 14, 2007

Gottschalk, et al.: Conflict of Laws in a Globalized World

Eckart Gottschalk (Harvard - Law), Ralf Michaels (Duke Univ. - Law), Giesela Ruhl (Max Planck Institute for Foreign Private and Private International Law, Hamburg), & Jan von Hein (Max Planck Institute for Foreign Private and Private International Law, Hamburg) have published Conflict of Laws in a Globalized World (Cambridge Univ. Press 2007). Contents include:
  • Jürgen Basedow, The last Euro-American legal scholar? Arthur Taylor von Mehren (1922-2006)
  • Peter L. Murray, Arthur Taylor von Mehren and the Joseph Story Research Fellowship
  • Michael von Hinden, Building bridges between legal systems - the life and work of Arthur T. von Mehren
  • Ralf Michaels, Some fundamental jurisdictional conceptions as applied in judgement conventions
  • Christian Thiele, The Hague Convention on Choice-of-Court Agreements - was it worth the effort?
  • Martin Gebauer, Lis Pendens, negative declaratory-judgement actions and the first-in-time principle
  • Jan von Hein, Recent German jurisprudence on cooperation with the US in civil and commercial matters: a defense of sovereignty or judicial protectionism?
  • Moritz Balz & Feliz Blobel, Collective litigation German style - the act on model proceedings in capital market disputes
  • Gisela Ruhl, Party autonomy in the private international law of contracts: transatlantic convergence and economic efficiency
  • Eckart Gottschalk, The law applicable to intellectual property rights: is the Lex Loci Protectionis a pertinent choice of law approach?
  • Dietmar Baetge, The extraterritorial reach of antitrust law between legal imperialism and harmonious co-existence: the empagram judgement of the US Supreme Court from a European perpective
  • Matthias Weller, Mandatory elements of the Choice-of-Law Process in international arbitration - some reflections on Teubnerian and Kelsenian legal theory
  • Oliver Furtak, Application of foreign law to determine punitive damages- a recent US Court contribution to Choice-of-Law evolution