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344 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199812714

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Ristau's International Judicial Assistance

A Practitioner's Guide to International Civil and Commercial Litigation

Second Edition

David W. Bowker and David P. Stewart

  • Jointly published by Oxford University Press and the International Law Institute
  • Provides up-to-date background, explanations, and practical guidance on how to deal with the most important challenges and recent developments in the field of transnational litigation
  • Focuses on the mechanisms for international judicial cooperation and assistance, provided by regional and international arrangements such as the Hague Conventions on service, evidence, apostilles, choice of court agreements, and the enforcement of judgments, as well as regional arrangements within the OAS and the EU
  • Features an advanced analysis of treaties, conventions, and statutes affecting current litigators in cross-border disputes

New to this Edition:

  • Updates the first edition of Bruno Ristau's groundbreaking work, International Judicial Assistance, through the evolution of relevant law (domestic and international) and the increase in the number of transnational disputes involving parties of different countries
  • Includes a wide range of new topics, such as chapters on forum selection, choice of law, authentication, proof of law, enforcement of foreign judgments
  • The book is refocused and takes into account a number of significant developments in the law, including new treaties and conventions