Chapter 9, International Topics, Private International Law

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Private International Law
Generally

FN #270, UNCITRAL Model International Commercial Arbitration Law
FN #271, Hague Conference Conventions
FN #272, Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (US State Department)
FN #273, Treaties in Force (US State Department)
International Business Transactions
FN #278, Francisco A. Avalos & Elisa Donnadieu, An Electronic Guide to Mexican Law (GlobaLex)
FN #282, WorldLII: Categories: Countries
FN #283, Singapore Statutes Online
FN #284, Links to Legal Information Institutes (WorldLII)
FN #285, WIPO Lex (formerly called CLEA)
FN #286, NATLEX (International Labour Organization)
FN #287, Baker & McKenzie Global E-Commerce Law [site no longer available]
FN #288, WorldLII: Categories: Subjects
FN #289, Foreign and International Law Gateways (Harvard Law Library)
Family Law
FN #293, Hague Conference on Private International Law
FN #294, Family Issues (US State Department) (inlcudes marriage and divorce)
FN #296, Child Abduction Section (Hague Conference)
Transnational Dispute Resolution
FN #298, Judicial Assistance (US State Department)
FN #299, Service of Process Abroad (US State Department)
FN #300, Judicial Assistance: Country Specific Information (US State Department)
FN #302, Judicial Assistance in Canada (US State Department)
FN #304, European Judicial Network in Civil and Commercial Matters (EJN)
FN #307, Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil Or Commercial Matters (Hague Conference)
FN #308, International Judicial Assistance, Notarial Services and Authentication of Documents (US State Department)
FN #309, The circular “Obtaining Evidence Abroad” is no longer on the State Department website, see Preparation Of Letters Rogatory
FN #310, Judicial Assistance: Country Specific Information (US State Department)
FN #311, Private International Law (Australia)
FN #312, Enforcement of Judgments (US State Department)
FN #313, Judicial Assistance: Country Specific Information (US State Department)
FN #315, 1958 - Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (UNCITRAL) FN #316, Permanent Court of Arbitration
FN #317, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
FN #318, London Court of Arbitration (LCIA)
FN #319, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
FN #320, The Court of Arbitration for Sport
FN #321, UNCITRAL
FN #322, Transnational Law Digest & Bibliography (TLDB)
FN #326, ICSID Cases
FN #327, Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT)
FN #328, UNCITRAL Contact
FN #334, Gloria Miccioli, International Commercial Arbitration (ASIL's ERG)
FN #335, Jean M. Wenger, Update to International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources (LLRX)

Updated/New Sources & Content

References to page numbers in parentheses refer to pages in the Coursebook.

Section VI.A.1. Inroduction, What is Private International Law?

The Hague Conference on Private International Law has now completed 39 treaties.  (See page 271.)

Martindale-Hubbell’s International Law Digest is no longer published on paper, but only on LexisNexis and on http://www.martindale.com/ (you must register).  (See page 271.)

The electronic version of Foreign Law Guide is now the only version available. (See page 272.)

Section VI.B. International Business Transactions

More recent works include Jorge A. Vargas, Mexican Law for the American Lawyer (2009), and Jorge A. Vargas, Mexican Legal Dictionary (2009).  (See page 273.)

A newer translation of the Mexican civil code is Jorge A. Vargas, Mexican Civil Code Annotated (2009 ed., Thomson West).  (See page 274.)

Martindale-Hubbell’s International Law Digest is no longer published on paper, but only on LexisNexis and on http://www.martindale.com/ (you must register).  (See page 275.)

The E-Transactions Law Resources site is no longer available.  (See page 276 and note 287.)

Jean Wenger has compiled a very comprehensive list of resources on foreign law, with a particularly good list of business law sources.  (See page 277.)

Section VI.D.2.a. Transnational Dispute Resolution, Stages of Litigation, Service of Process

Martindale-Hubbell’s International Law Digest is no longer published on paper, but only on LexisNexis and on http://www.martindale.com/ (you must register).  (See page 280.)

The new European Judicial Atlas in Civil Matters offers country-specific information and electronic forms relating to all stages of litigation.  (See page 281.)

Section VI.D.2.c. Transnational Dispute Resolution, Stages of Litigation, Enforcement of Judgments

The electronic version of Foreign Law Guide is now the only version available. (See page 272.)