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Codifying Choice of Law Around the World: An International Comparative Analysis

Symeon C. Symeonides


This book chronicles, documents, and celebrates an extraordinary development in the history of Private International Law (PIL) or Conflict of Laws---a massive codification movement around the globe in the last 50 years (1962–2012). During this period, we have witnessed the adoption of more PIL codifications, Regulations, international conventions, protocols, and similar instruments (nearly 200) than in all previous years since the inception of PIL. The book provides a horizontal comparison and discussion of these codifications and conventions. After comparing the way they resolve tort and cont ... More

Keywords: codification, private international law, conflict of laws, choice of law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199360840
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360840.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Symeon C. Symeonides, author
Willamette University School of Law