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Published: 09 September 2011

520 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199574711

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The Conflict of Laws

Fourth Edition

CMV Clarkson and Jonathan Hill

  • Covers the basic principles of the conflict of laws in a succinct and approachable style making this an ideal introductory text
  • Explains complex points of law and terminology clearly and without oversimplification, offering both an authoritative and accessible approach to a subject which has changed greatly in recent years
  • Offers comprehensive coverage for undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the Conflict of Laws.
  • Provides analysis of existing legislation in addition to considering reform proposals and theoretical issues.
  • Restructured content better reflects the topic coverage of typical undergraduate courses in Conflict of Laws and allows for extended analysis of the most relevant topics
  • Expanded introductory chapter discusses the major changes to the subject and the theoretical issues surrounding it
  • Fully updated to reflect the emphasis on issues relating to jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in private international law
  • Completely re-written chapter on choice of law relating to non-contractual obligations (Rome II Regulation)
  • Substantially revised chapter on choice of law relating to contractual obligations in light of the Rome I Regulation
  • Revised chapters on habitual residence and matrimonial causes taking account of increasing case-law (both domestic and European) on the Brussels II Revised Regulation.