Encyclopedia of Private International Law
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Encyclopedia of Private International Law

Edited by Jürgen Basedow, Giesela Rühl, Franco Ferrari and Pedro de Miguel Asensio

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List of Entries

  • Absence (disappearance, presumed death)

    Pedro de Miguel Asensio

  • Account Preservation Order Regulation

    Jan von Hein

  • Adjustment/Adaptation (Anpassung)

    Gerhard Dannemann

  • Adoption

    Patricia Orejudo Prieto de los Mozos

  • Adults, protection of

    Jan von Hein

  • Agency and authority of agents

    Jens Kleinschmidt

  • Air law (uniform law)

    Alexander von Ziegler and Giovanna Montanaro

  • Aldricus

    Pietro Franzina

  • Aliens law (Condition des étrangers, Fremdenrecht)

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Alternative dispute resolution

    Horst Eidenmüller and Helge Großerichter

  • (American) Conflict of laws revolution

    Linda Silberman

  • Antidiscrimination

    Jan D Lüttringhaus

  • Anti-suit injunctions

    Richard Fentiman

  • Arbitration, international commercial

    Luca G Radicati di Brozolo

  • Arbitration, investment

    Jan Asmus Bischoff

  • Arbitration, maritime

    Andrea La Mattina

  • Arbitration, recognition of awards

    Richard Kreindler and Kristina von der Linden

  • Arbitration, (UNCITRAL) Model Law

    Gilles Cuniberti

  • Arrest of vessels

    Chiara E Tuo

  • Assignability/Assignment of claims

    Marta Requejo Isidro

  • Bartin, Étienne

    Samuel Fulli-Lemaire

  • Bartolus

    Pietro Franzina

  • Batiffol, Henri

    Horatia Muir Watt

  • Behavioural economics and Private International Law

    Horst Eidenmüller and Johanna Stark

  • Better law approach

    Mathias W Reimann

  • p. xxBill of exchange

    Matthias Lehmann

  • Bill of lading

    Francesco Munari

  • Bioethics and Private International Law

    Mathias Audit

  • Blocking statutes

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Bonds and loans

    Matthias Lehmann

  • Brussels I (Convention and Regulation)

    Burkhard Hess and Vincent Richard

  • Brussels IIa Regulation

    Cristina González Beilfuss

  • Burden of proof

    Maximilian Seibl

  • Bustamante, Antonio Sánchez de

    Jürgen Samtleben

  • Capacity and emancipation

    Benedetta Ubertazzi

  • Carriage of goods by road, rail and inland waterways

    Monica Brignardello

  • Carriage of goods by sea

    Paola Ivaldi

  • Carriage of passengers

    Marco Lopez de Gonzalo

  • CESL

    Matteo Fornasier

  • Cessio legis

    Marta Requejo Isidro

  • Cheques

    Matthias Lehmann

  • Child abduction

    Cristina González Beilfuss

  • Choice of forum and submission to jurisdiction

    Adrian Briggs

  • Choice of law

    Jürgen Basedow

  • CIDIP

    Cecilia Fresnedo de Aguirre

  • CIEC/ICCS (International Commission on Civil Status)

    Walter Pintens

  • CISG

    Franco Ferrari

  • Civil and commercial matters

    Burkhard Hess and Cristian Oro Martinez

  • Classification (characterization)

    Stefania Bariatti

  • CLIP

    Pedro de Miguel Asensio

  • Collective redress

    Horatia Muir Watt

  • Comity

    Tim W Dornis

  • Commercial agency, franchise and distribution contracts

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Commonwealth of Independent States and Private International Law

    Eugenia Kurzynsky-Singer

  • Companies

    Marc-Philippe Weller and Chris Thomale

  • Companies, transnational groups of

    Moritz Renner

  • Comparative Law and Private International Law

    Ralf Michaels

  • Competition law (antitrust)

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Competition, unfair

    Tim W Dornis

  • Connecting factor

    Heinz-Peter Mansel

  • Constitutional law and Private International Law

    Alex Mills

  • Construction contracts

    Wolfgang Wurmnest

  • Consumer contracts

    Michael Wilderspin

  • Contractual obligations

    Michael Wilderspin

  • Country of origin rule

    Chris Thomale and Marc-Philippe Weller

  • Court of Justice of the European Union

    Hannes Rösler

  • Culpa in contrahendo

    Dário Moura Vicente

  • Cultural objects, protection of

    Matthias Weller

  • Currie, Brainerd

    Linda Silberman

  • Damages

    Jan von Hein

  • Debt recovery, cross-border

    Tanja Domej

  • Dépeçage

    Peter Mankowski

  • Dicey, Albert Venn

    Lawrence Collins (Lord Collins of Mapesbury)

  • Direct action

    Louise Merrett

  • Director’s Liability

    Chris Thomale and Marc-Philippe Weller

  • Divorce and personal separation

    Dagmar Coester-Waltjen

  • Domicile, habitual residence and establishment

    Anatol Dutta

  • Donation

    Anatol Dutta

  • Double taxation treaties

    Markus Heintzen

  • Economic analysis and Private International Law

    Giesela Rühl

  • Ehrenzweig, Albert A

    Kurt Siehr

  • p. xxiElectronic commerce

    Dan Jerker B Svantesson

  • Embargo

    Francisco Garcimartín Alférez

  • Employment, collective bargaining

    Liukkunen Ulla

  • Employment contracts, applicable law

    Matteo Fornasier

  • Employment contracts, jurisdiction

    Matteo Fornasier

  • Employment, industrial disputes

    Ulla Liukkunen

  • Employment, maritime

    Laura Carballo Piñeiro

  • Employment, posting of workers

    Matteo Fornasier

  • Environmental liability

    Katia Fach Gómez

  • Escape clauses

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Estoppel

    Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson

  • European Union and Private International Law

    Jan-Jaap Kuipers

  • Evasion of laws (fraus legis)

    Kurt Siehr

  • Evidence, procurement of

    Maximilian Seibl

  • Expert liability

    Wolfgang Wurmnest

  • Expropriation

    Eva-Maria Kieninger

  • Factoring (uniform law)

    Franco Ferrari

  • Financial instruments

    Matthias Lehmann

  • Financial leasing (uniform law)

    Franco Ferrari

  • Flag

    Duygu Damar

  • Floating choice of law

    Adrian Briggs

  • Foreign law, application and ascertainment

    Carlos Esplugues and Guillermo Palao

  • Foreign law, judicial review

    Carlos Esplugues and Guillermo Palao

  • Formal requirements and validity

    Helmut Heiss and Sascha Drobnjak

  • Forum (and law) shopping

    Franco Ferrari

  • Forum non conveniens

    Richard Fentiman

  • Freedom of establishment/persons (European Union) and Private International Law

    Chris Thomale and Marc-Philippe Weller

  • Freezing injunctions and search orders

    Alexander Layton and Albert Dinelli

  • Freight forwarding contracts

    Johannes Schilling

  • Full Faith and Credit clause

    Symeon C Symeonides

  • Game theory and Private International Law

    Michael E Solimine

  • GEDIP

    Kurt Siehr

  • Globalization and Private International Law

    Horatia Muir Watt

  • Goldschmidt, Werner

    Mario JA Oyarzábal

  • Guarantees

    Matthias Lehmann

  • Guardianship, custody and parental responsibility

    Cristina González Beilfuss

  • Hague Conference on Private International Law

    Marta Pertegás

  • Huber, Ulrik

    Mathijs ten Wolde

  • Human rights and Private International Law

    Patrick Kinsch

  • ICAO

    Alexander von Ziegler and Judith Baumann

  • Immovable property

    Eva-Maria Kieninger

  • Immunity

    Ilaria Queirolo

  • IMO

    Laura Carballo Piñeiro

  • p. xxiiIncidental (preliminary) question

    Andrea Bonomi

  • Injunction

    Richard Fentiman

  • Insolvency, applicable law

    Antonio Leandro

  • Insolvency, cooperation and recognition

    Antonio Leandro

  • Insolvency, jurisdiction and vis attractiva

    Antonio Leandro

  • Insurance contracts

    Helmut Heiss

  • Intellectual property, applicable law

    Dário Moura Vicente

  • Intellectual property, jurisdiction

    Benedetta Ubertazzi

  • Interest and policy analysis in Private International Law

    Mathias W Reimann

  • Internet, jurisdiction

    Pedro de Miguel Asensio

  • Internet, liability

    Pedro de Miguel Asensio

  • Interpretation, autonomous

    Hannes Rösler

  • Interregional/Interstate law

    Cristina Gonzáles Beilfuss

  • Interreligious law

    Imen Gallala-Arndt

  • Ius gentium

    Laurens Winkel

  • Jurisdiction, contracts and torts

    Pietro Franzina

  • Jurisdiction, foundations

    Ralf Michaels

  • Jurisdiction, limits under international law

    Donald Earl Childress III

  • Kahn, Franz

    Kurt Siehr

  • Kegel, Gerhard

    Heinz-Peter Mansel

  • Kinship and Legitimation

    Yuko Nishitani

  • Lease contracts and tenancies

    Christoph U Schmid, Jason R Dinse and Tsubasa Wakabayashi

  • Legal aid

    Xandra Kramer

  • Legalization of public documents

    Christian Hertel

  • Lex fori

    Marta Requejo Isidro

  • Lex maritima

    Andreas Maurer

  • Lex mercatoria

    Gralf-Peter Calliess

  • Liability, capital market

    Herbert Kronke

  • Liability, limitation of maritime

    Bevan Marten

  • Licence contracts

    Axel Metzger

  • Life insurance contracts

    Jan D Lüttringhaus

  • Lis alibi pendens

    Linda Silberman

  • Local data

    Tim W Dornis

  • Lugano Convention

    Sandrine Giroud

  • Maintenance obligations

    Michael Hellner

  • Mancini, Pasquale Stanislao

    Yuko Nishitani

  • Marine insurance

    Pierangelo Celle

  • Maritime law (uniform law)

    Bevan Marten

  • Maritime torts

    Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe

  • Marriage

    Dagmar Coester-Waltjen

  • Matrimonial property

    Walter Pintens and Jens M Scherpe

  • Mediation

    Carlos Esplugues

  • Money and currency

    Caroline Kleiner

  • Multimodal carriage contracts

    Sergio M Carbone

  • Multiple defendants and joint liability

    Christian Heinze

  • p. xxiiiNames of individuals

    Kathrin Kroll-Ludwigs

  • Nationality

    Heinz-Peter Mansel

  • Negotiorum gestio

    Peter Mankowski

  • Nuclear liability

    Wolfgang Wurmnest

  • Online dispute resolution

    Gralf-Peter Calliess and Simon Johannes Heetkamp

  • Optional (facultative) choice of law

    Axel Flessner

  • Overriding mandatory provisions

    Michael Wilderspin

  • Party autonomy

    Horatia Muir Watt

  • Payment Order Regulation

    Wolfgang Hau

  • Personal status

    Anatol Dutta

  • Personality rights

    Jan-Jaap Kuipers

  • Place of performance

    Pietro Franzina

  • Prescription

    Heinz-Peter Mansel

  • Private International Law, foundations

    Giesela Rühl

  • Private International Law, history of

    Kurt Siehr

  • Private International Law, methods of

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Proceedings, law governing

    Wolfgang Hau

  • Products liability

    Thomas Kadner Graziano

  • Proper law (doctrine)

    Alexander Layton and Albert Dinelli

  • Property and proprietary rights

    Louis d’Avout

  • Property and proprietary rights in vessels

    Maria Elena De Maestri

  • Provisional measures

    Wolfgang Hau

  • Public International Law and Private International Law

    Alex Mills

  • Public policy (ordre public)

    Ionna Thoma

  • Rabel, Ernst

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Reciprocity

    Anatol Dutta

  • Recognition and enforcement of judgments (civil law)

    Tanja Domej

  • Recognition and enforcement of judgments (common law)

    Adrian Briggs

  • Recognition of administrative acts

    Dirk Wiegandt

  • Recognition of legal situations evidenced by documents

    Dagmar Coester-Waltjen

  • Registered partnerships

    Patrick Wautelet

  • Regulatory competition

    Giesela Rühl

  • Reinsurance contracts

    Jan D Lüttringhaus

  • Remedies

    Richard Garnett

  • Renvoi

    Michael Sonnentag

  • Restatement (First and Second) of Conflict of Laws

    Symeon C Symeonides

  • Rome Convention and Rome I Regulation (contractual obligations)

    Francisco Garcimartín Alférez

  • Rome II Regulation (non-contractual obligations)

    Andrew Dickinson

  • Rome III Regulation (divorce)

    Patricia Orejudo Prieto de los Mozos

  • Rome IV Regulation (succession)

    Mathijs ten Wolde

  • Sale contracts and sale of goods

    Franco Ferrari

  • p. xxivSalvage

    Laura Carpaneto

  • Same-sex marriages

    Walter Pintens and Jens M Scherpe

  • Savigny, Friedrich Carl von

    Michael Sonnentag

  • Sea waybills and other transport documents

    Giorgia M Boi

  • Security interests in mobile equipment (uniform law)

    Eva-Maria Kieninger

  • Service of documents

    Wolfgang Hau

  • Set-off

    Michael Hellner

  • Small Claims Regulation

    Kathrin Kroll-Ludwigs

  • Social protection and Private International Law

    Eberhard Eichenhofer

  • States, failed and non-recognized

    Alex Mills

  • Story, Joseph

    Ralf Michaels

  • Substance and Procedure

    Richard Garnett

  • Substitution

    Jan D Lüttringhaus

  • Succession

    Andrea Bonomi

  • Surrogacy

    Patricia Orejudo Prieto de los Mozos

  • Taxation, international

    Markus Heintzen

  • Territoriality

    Toshiyuki Kono

  • Torts

    Thomas Kadner Graziano

  • Traffic accidents

    Thomas Kadner Graziano

  • Transport law (uniform law)

    Duygu Damar

  • Transsexual and transgender persons

    Jens M Scherpe

  • Treaties in Private International Law

    Marta Pertegás

  • TRIPS

    Axel Metzger

  • Trust

    Anatol Dutta

  • UNCITRAL

    Franco Ferrari

  • UNIDROIT

    Herbert Kronke

  • Uniform substantive law and Private International Law

    Franco Ferrari

  • Unilateralism

    Stéphanie Francq

  • Unitary intellectual property rights and jurisdiction

    Christian Heinze

  • Unitary intellectual property rights and Private International Law

    Christian Heinze

  • Unjust enrichment (restitution)

    Peter Mankowski

  • Vested rights theory

    Jürgen Basedow

  • Voet, Paulus und Johannes

    Mathijs ten Wolde

  • Wächter, Carl Georg von

    Ralf Michaels

  • West Balkan Convention

    Christa Jessel-Holst

  • WIPO and Private International Law

    Johannes Christian Wichard

  • WTO and Private International Law

    Tim W Dornis