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Collier's Conflict of Laws 4th ed isbn 9780521735056

Conflict of Laws 3rd ed

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J. G. CollierUniversity of Cambridge

ISBN13: 9780521787819
ISBN: 0521787815
New Edition ISBN: 9780521735056
Published: March 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521782609



This clear and authoritative introduction to the principles of private international law, a complex and rapidly changing area, now appears in a revised and fully updated form. The English conflict of laws is a body of rules whose purpose is to assist an English court in deciding a case which contains a foreign element. In this new third edition, the chapters on tort, jurisdiction, and staying of actions have been almost entirely rewritten. The chapter on the Brussels and Lugano Conventions has been recast and expanded. The growing influence of European Union law on UK private international law is evident in this new edition, which will be a valuable text for students and practitioners alike.

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Subjects:
Conflict of Laws
Contents:
Preface
Table of statutes
Table of cases
Part I. General Principles:
1. Introduction
2. Characteristics of the English conflict of laws
3. Choice of law rules
4. Proof of foreign law
5. Domicile and residence
6. Substance and procedure
Part II. Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments:
7. Jurisdiction of the English courts
8. Staying of English actions and restraint of foreign proceedings
9. Foreign judgments
10. Jurisdiction and judgments in the EU
11. Arbitration
Part III. Law of Obligations:
12. Contact
13. Tort
Part IV. Property and Successions:
14. Property inter vivos
15. Succession
16. Matrimonial property relations
17. Trusts
Part V. Family Law:
18. Marriage
19. Matrimonial causes
20. Children
Guardianship, custody and other orders
Legitimacy and legitimation
Adoption
Declarations as to status
Part VI. Exclusion and Foreign Laws:
21. Public policy
Part VII. Theoretical Considerations:
22. Reasons for and basis of the conflict laws
23. Public international law and the conflict of laws.