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Private International Law in Australia 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780409338881
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409327281
Published: July 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £75.00



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Important recent developments in Australian private international law are discussed, together with legislative reforms and significant decisions, particularly of Australian courts. A new chapter on corporate insolvency has been added in this edition.

The book provides an in-depth examination of the following subjects:

  • introduction to private international law
  • jurisdiction and judgments
  • international arbitration
  • choice of law
  • international family law
  • choice of law for obligations
  • choice of property law
  • international company law
An understanding of the fundamental concepts in private international law is becoming increasingly important in legal practice, and the accessible style of this text makes it invaluable to both students and practitioners.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Part 1 Introduction to Private International Law
1. Scope, Development and Purpose

Part 2 Jurisdiction and Judgments
2. Personal Jurisdiction
3. Jurisdiction: Exceptions and Immunities
4. Restraints on Proceedings
5. The Effect of Foreign and Interstate Judgments
6. International Arbitration

Part 3 Choice of Law Method
7. Choice of Law Method 1: The General Part
8. Choice of Law Method 2: Complications and Exceptions
9. Proof of Foreign Law
10. Personal Connections
11. Constitutional Limits on Choice of Law
12. Statutes

Part 4 International Family Law
13. Marriage Validity
14. Separation, Dissolution and Annulment of Marriage
15. Parenting and Custody of Children
16. Property and Maintenance

Part 5 Choice of Obligations Law
17. Contracts
18. Torts

Part 6 Choice of Property Law
19. The Location and Classification of Property
20. Transfer of Property between Living and Corporate Persons
21. Succession to Property on Death

Part 7 International Company Law
22. International Company Law
23. Corporate Insolvency