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The Conflict of Laws

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Peter StoneReader in Law, University of Essex

ISBN13: 9780582083813
ISBN: 0582083818
Published: March 1997
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This edition includes chapters covering the conflict of laws in: personal connections of individuals; marriage; matrimonial proceedings; children; corporations and insolvency; civil jurisdiction; contracts; tort; foreign judgements; property; and general conflict problems.

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Contents:
Part 1 Introduction.
Part 2 Personal connections of individuals: domicile; habitual residence; dependence on children.
Part 3 Marriage: validity; polygamous marriage.
Part 4 Matrimonial proceedings: English status proceedings; recognition of foreign divorces; separations and annulments; familial financial provision.
Part 5 Children: filial relationships; adoption; child custody and abduction.
Part 6 Corporations and insolvency.
Part 7 Civil jurisdiction - introduction.
Part 8 Civil jurisdiction - basic principles.
Part 9 Alternative fora.
Part 10 Civil jurisdiction - protective or exclusive jurisdiction: protective jurisdiction; exclusive jurisdiction.
Part 11 Civil jurisdiction - forum clauses: jurisdiction clauses; arbitration clauses.
Part 12 Contracts: introduction; ascertainment of the proper law; the scope of the proper law; public policy and mandatory rules; certain particular contracts.
Part 13 Tort.
Part 14 Foreign judgements: introduction; the various enforcement regimes; substantive requirements; arbitral awards.
Part 15 Property: nature and location; immovable property
particular transfers of movable property inter vivos; expropriation; succession on death; trusts; matrimonial property.
Part 16 General conflict problems.