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Comparative Private International Law (6 ECTS)


Lecturer: K.C. Henckel, LLM

When: Block 2

Brief course description: The three main issues of private international law, applicable law, jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments are the topics that will be dealt with during this class. This will be done from a comparative legal perspective. After a general introductory lecture covering the general theoretical framework of Conflict of Laws, the issues of applicable law in European private international law will be approached. Special attention will be given to the subject matters contractual obligations, torts, corporations, cross border transfer of undertakings. Subsequently, the issue of jurisdiction of courts to adjudicate in the aforementioned subject matters will be approached. A separate lecture will deal with recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Europe.

Teaching method: Lectures

Assessment: Essay exam.

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Laatst gewijzigd:19 december 2017 16:39