Monday, September 9, 2013

New Volume: Yearbook of Private International Law

The latest volume of the Yearbook of Private International Law (Vol. 14, 2012/2013) is out. Contents include:
  • Doctrine
    • Marc Fallon & Thalia Kruger, The Spatial Scope of the EU’s Rules on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments: From Bilateral Modus to Unilateral Universality?
    • Pierre Mayer, Conflicting Decisions in International Commercial Arbitration
    • Horatia Muir Watt, A Semiotics of Private International Legal Argument
    • Thomas Kadner Graziano, Solving the Riddle of Conflicting Choice of Law Clauses in Battle of Forms Situations: The Hague Solution
    • Sirko Harder, Recognition of a Foreign Judgment Overturned by a Non-Recognisable Judgment
    • Marta Requejo Isidro, The Use of Force, Human Rights Violations and the Scope of the Brussels I Regulation
  • A General Part for European Private International Law?
    • Stefan Leible & Michael Müller, The Idea of a “Rome 0 Regulation”
    • Luís de Lima Pinheiro, The Methodology and the General Part of the Portuguese Private International Law Codification: A Possible Source of Inspiration for the European Legislator?
  • Protection of Personality Rights
    • William Bennett, New Developments in the United Kingdom: The Defamation Act 2013
    • Laura E. Little, Internet Defamation, Freedom of Expression, and the Lessons of Private International Law for the United States
    • Michel Reymond, Jurisdiction in Case of Personality Torts Committed over the Internet: A Proposal for a Targeting Test
    • Thomas Thiede, A Topless Duchess and Caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed: A Flexible Conflict of Laws Rule for Cross-Border Infringements of Privacy and Reputation
  • The Chinese Private International Law Acts: Some Selected Issues
    • Jin HUANG Creation and Perfection of China’s Law Applicable to Foreign-Related Civil Relations
    • Yujun Guo, Legislation and Practice on Proof of Foreign Law in China
    • Yong Gan, Mandatory Rules in Private International Law in the People’s Republic of China
    • Qisheng He, Changes to Habitual Residence in China’s lex personalis
    • Guangjian Tu, The Codification of Conflict of Laws in China: What Has/Hasn’t Yet Been Done for Cross-Border Torts?
    • Wenwen Liang, The Applicable Law to Rights in rem under the Act on the Law Applicable to Foreign-Related Civil Relations of the People’s Republic of China
    • Weidong Zhu, The New Conflicts Rules for Family and Inheritance Matters in China