With cross-border successions becoming increasingly common in the context of the European Union, this timely book offers a systematic practical analysis of how cross-border successions should be treated, including examination of which courts may establish jurisdiction over succession disputes and which law governs such disputes. Studying cross-border successions in the context of estate planning and in the opening and liquidation of a succession, it examines the specificities of the European Certificate of Succession, contextualising it within its interface with the national laws and practice of EU Member States.
As the arbitration of internal trust disputes has attracted significant attention amongst the arbitration and trust law communities in recent years, Arbitration of Trust Disputes provides a timely and comprehensive examination of the ways of overcoming challenges associated with trust arbitration, including human rights and natural justice issues. Including commentary on existing trust arbitration statutes, including the ECHR and the Hague Trust Convention, it draws comparisons between trust and arbitration law in multiple commonwealth jurisdictions to determine how trust arbitration could work in each system, while providing guidance for the drafting of trust arbitration clauses.
This comprehensive Commentary provides an in-depth, article-by-article analysis of the Rome III Regulation, the uniform rules adopted by the EU to determine the law applicable to cross-border divorce and legal separation. Written by a team of renowned experts, private international law scholars and practitioners alike will find this Commentary an incisive and useful point of reference.