[[ pdf ]] Conflict of Laws: A Comparative Approach: Text and CasesAuthor 23usednewfrom – Bilb-weil.de

The Conflict of Laws, also known as private international law, is a field of the greatest importance in an increasingly globalized world The analysis of any legal issue, in a case involvingthan one country, must start with an assessment of which court could potentially hear the case and which law it would apply Contrary to other manuals or casebooks, which focus on the law of one jurisdiction, this innovative casebook offers a comparative treatment of the field On each issue, materials from several jurisdictions are discussed and compared The approach centers on comprehending the common principles of the field, but also highlights the fundamental differences The goal is to train lawyers who not only will know the law of their own jurisdiction, but also will have an understanding of the key differences existing between the main models, and will thus be able to interact usefully with clients from other jurisdictions This casebook systematically presents and compares the laws of four jurisdictions the United States, the European Union, France and England where left untouched by EU harmonization It offers additional insight into rules applicable in China and Japan and also discusses remarkable solutions adopted in a wide range of jurisdictions such as Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada and Tunisia All materials from non English speaking jurisdictions have been translated into English Key features of the casebook written by a leading authority in the fieldcarefully selected extracts from primary and secondary sources build a clear picture of the fieldexpert analytical commentary and questions set the extracts in contextUS, EU, French and English perspectives integrated throughout the text to ensure maximum relevance and encourage students to make comparative assessmentsnumerous references to Chinese and Japanese solutionsleads students through the field from beginning to endperfectly pitched for international students and courses with a global outlook