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Published: 26 June 2014

411 Pages


ISBN: 9780199360840

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Winner of the ASIL Certificate of Merit in a Specialized Area of International Law 2015

Codifying Choice of Law Around the World

An International Comparative Analysis

Dean Symeon C. Symeonides

  • Documents, discusses and celebrates the massive codification of Private International Law (PrIL), or Conflict of Laws that has taken place in the last 50 years
  • Provides a horizontal comparison and discussion of nearly 200 codifications and conventions
  • Compares the answers of these codifications to the fundamental philosophical and methodological dilemmas of PrIL
  • Dispels certain widely held assumptions about PrIL and the art and science of codification in general
  • Covers more than 80 geographically dispersed and culturally diverse countries
  • Includes useful tables, charts, figures, and maps to convey complex information in a user-friendly manner
  • Provides an extensive bibliography to facilitate further research

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