The United States Signs the Judgments Convention
The United States has signed the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention, joining five other states that have signed the landmark treaty.
Case of the Day: Strategic Technologies v. Procurement Bureau
The case of the day is Strategic Technologies Pte Ltd. v. Procurement Bureau of the Republic of China Ministry of National Defense,  EWCA Civ. 1604. Strategic Technologies had a contract to supply goods to the Taiwanese government. The contract had an arbitration clause requiring arbitration in Taipei and was governed by Taiwan law. A […]
Conference Announcement: The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention—A Game Changer?
The Catholic University of Milan is hosting a conference on April 23, 2020 titled: “The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention—A Game Changer?” The conference is chaired by Fausto Pocar and will feature Gilles Cuniberti, Elena D’Allesandro, Francisco Garcimartín Alférez, Marko Jovanovic, Antonio Leandro, Matthias Weller, and Luca Radicati di Brozolo. The keynote will be delivered by […]
The Judgments Convention Is Here
The Judgments Convention has been adopted! This is the culmination of decades of work to fill one of the biggest gaps in private international law. The immediate prospects for American participation in the Convention are unclear. Indeed, in the days since adoption, only one state, Uruguay, has signed the Convention. But these things take time […]
The Judgments Convention: Let’s Do This!
The Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law will meet beginning tomorrow, and the delegates are expected to adopt the Convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in civil or commercial matters—the long-awaited Judgments Convention. The prospects for American ratification of the new Convention are uncertain. I think we all […]