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Anglo-American Perspectives on Private International Law

Alan Reed
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Book
Published
Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, c2003.
Language
English
ISBN
0773467378 (hc.)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Marriage capacity. Essential validity of marriage: the application of interest analysis and dépecage to Anglo-American choice of law rules. Introduction ; The current state of the law ; The impediment grounds ; Conclusions
  • Divorce and financial provision. Transnational non-judicial divorces: a comparative analysis of recognition and financial relief under English and U.S. jurisprudence. Introduction ; Recognizing non-judicial divorces in England and the United States ; The effect of transnational proceedings in recognizing non-judicial divorces ; Policy considerations ; Financial relief after an overseas divorce ; Conclusions
  • Forum non conveniens. To be or not to be: the forum non conveniens performance acted out on Anglo-American courtroom stages. Introduction ; The U.S. experience ; The rationale and policy implications of the most suitable forum doctrine ; The English experience ; Relevant factors in the forum non conveniens discretion: solipsistic developments by Anglo-American judiciary ; Reform ; Conclusions ; Postscript
  • Tort jurisdiction. Multistate tort jurisdiction: a comparative analysis of prevailing jurisprudence in the United States and the European union. Introduction ; Shevill v. Presse Alliance S.A.: an appraisal of Article 5(3) jurisdiction ; Shevill: a decision irreconcilable with Voth and English case precedents ; Article 5(3): ramifications of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice ; In personam tort jurisdiction in the United States ; The need for reform of Australian jurisdictional principles predicated on Article 5(3) of the Brussels Convention ; The process of europeanisation: Tolstoy Miloslavsky v. The United Kingdom ; Conclusions
  • Choice of law in tort. The Anglo-American revolution in tort choice of law principles: paradigm shift or Pandora's box? Introduction ; The American revolution ; Interest analysis on trial ; The English revolution in tort choice of law principles ; The escape devices ; Conclusions: lessons from Tribonian's slave
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. A new model of jurisdictional propriety for Anglo-American foreign judgment recognition and enforcement: something old, something borrowed, something new? Introduction ; Jurisdictional competence: Anglo-American perspectives ; A new model of jurisdictional propriety ; Defences to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments: new optimal tests ; The Brussels Convention perspective: residual roles for the defences of fraud, public policy and natural justice ; Conclusions.
Description
xiii, 633 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [575]-600) and index.
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