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Conference Announcement: The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention—A Game Changer?

Posted on February 10, 2020

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 João Ribeiro-Bidaoui, First Secretary of the HCCH. Friend of Letters Blogatory Pietro Franzina is organizing the conference, so it is sure to be well worth your time. You can sign up on the conference website. Highly recommended!

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The Judgments Convention Is Here

Posted on July 17, 2019

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 and we should wait some times—years, probably—before making judgments.

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The Judgments Convention: Let’s Do This!

Posted on June 17, 2019

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 should do what we can to promote the Convention. Here’s why.

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