International Law - Conflict of Laws

Conflict of Laws

Conflict of laws, often called "private international law" in civil law jurisdictions, is less international than public international law. It is distinguished from public international law because it governs conflicts between private persons, rather than states (or other international bodies with standing). It concerns the questions of which jurisdiction should be permitted to hear a legal dispute between private parties, and which jurisdiction's law should be applied, therefore raising issues of international law. Today corporations are increasingly capable of shifting capital and labor supply chains across borders, as well as trading with overseas corporations. This increases the number of disputes of an inter-state nature outside a unified legal framework, and raises issues of the enforceability of standard practices. Increasing numbers of businesses use commercial arbitration under the New York Convention 1958.

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Conflict Of Laws - Harmonization
... interests may always be better protected by applying a law conceived with international realities in mind ... The Hague Conference on Private International Law is a treaty organization that oversees conventions designed to develop a uniform system ... There is a general recognition that there is a need for an international law of contracts for example, many nations have ratified the Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods, the Rome ...
Social Chapter - Conflict of Laws - Supremacy
... EU law priority cases Van Gend en Loos v Nederlandse Belastingen (1963) Case 26/62 Costa v ENEL (1964) Case 6/64 Amministrazione delle Finanze v Simmenthal SpA (1978) Case 106/77 ... states from maintaining or introducing more stringent laws on working conditions, social policy, consumer protection and the environment, so long as these laws are compliant with the Treaty of Rome ... and the European Court of Justice has encouraged legal interpretation in light of European Union law by courts in member states as alternative to repealing or amending laws of member states which conflict with ...
Evasion (law) - Examples - Conflict of Laws
... At either the characterisation or the choice of law stage, the most usual manipulation involves the way in which the connecting factors are pleaded as between the lex fori and the lex loci so that inconvenient ...

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