Dicey, Morris & Collins: The Conflict of Laws 14th ed with 4th supplement
Published: December 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print
First published in 1896, Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws is renowned worldwide as the foremost authority on private international law. It explains the rules, principles and practice which determine how the law of England and Wales relates to other legal systems.
Explanation of each rule is followed by comment, and illustration by detailed reference to case law, ensuring it remains an in-depth but accessible research tool.
It provides definitive reference for all practitioners concerned with issues such as contracts made or performed in other jurisdictions or with foreign parties, property situated overseas, disputes relating to torts committed abroad or committed by foreign parties, and personal and family matters involving people in other jurisdictions.
- The 4th Cumulative Supplement was published in December 2010
- The 3rd Cumulative Supplement was published in December 2009
- The 2nd Cumulative Supplement was published in December 2008
- The 1st Supplement was published in December 2007
- The Main Work was pulished in August 2006
- Completely revised and updated to include analysis of all the key legislation and cases since the last edition
- Deals with the impact of the Civil Procedure Rules on private international law
- Includes analysis of judicial decisions from common law jurisdictions as well as detailed consideration of international conventions and EU materials
- Supplemented annually to stay up to date with developments in legislation and case law
The 3rd Cumulative Supplement
brings the work fully up to date since publication of the 14th edition and includes:-
- The decision of the Court of Appeal on the enforcement of foreign public law in Government of Iran v Barakat Galleries.
- The Rome I Regulation on the law applicable to contractual obligations, which enters into force in December 2009.
- The major re-organisation of the CPR rules on jurisdiction and service, which came into effect on October 1, 2008.
- Many recent decisions of the European Court of Justice on jurisdiction and on insolvency.
- The UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-border Insolvency.
- The new EC Regulation of 2007 on service of judicial and extra-judicial documents
- The decision of the European Court in Allianz SpA v West Tankers.Inc (The Front Comor) disapproving anti-suit injunctions in arbitration cases
- The new Council regulation (4/2009) on Maintenance Obligations