Friday, October 5, 2007

Mexico Accedes to Hague Choice of Courts Convention

On September 26, Mexico deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements, thereby becoming the Convention's first Contracting State. In accordance with its Article 31(1), the Convention will "enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of three months after the deposit of the second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession." (Acknowledgement: Conflict of Laws .Net.)