International Academy of Comparative Law

Académie internationale de droit comparé

Greenland approves same-sex marriage

The autonomous Arctic country of Greenland followed the lead of Denmark by legalizing same-sex marriage last May.According to the Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation (KNR), the vote to approve same-sex marriage went as expected and passed by a 27-0 vote – 2... read more

Cuniberti G., ‘Grands systèmes de droit contemporains’

Gilles Cuniberti, ‘Grands systèmes de droit contemporains’ L.G.D.J., ISBN : 978-2-275-03857-5, 3rd Edition, (2015) This guide examines the principal legal systems of the world whose functionning is radically different from the French legal system, and more... read more

Montevideo 2016

Enforcement and Effectiveness of Law

16-18 November

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BlogcomparatumThursday, August 27th, 2015 at 6:27pm
Weekly News Wrap N°19

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM - Mauritania – New Anti-Slavery Law adopted by National Assembly

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM Netherlands: testing the new Dutch referendum law?

⇒ DOCTRINE - Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, N°143

⇒ CASE LAW Argentina: US Court Orders Sanctions in Victory for Creditors

⇒ CASELAW US: Barclays must face class action over Libor

⇒ CASE LAW - US: Puerto Rico requests Supreme Court to overturn restructuring ruling
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BlogcomparatumThursday, August 20th, 2015 at 10:49pm
Weekly News Wrap N°18

⇒ CASELAW - US Court of Appeal affirms the District Court’s confirmation of the arbitral award to Chevron

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM - European Succession Regulation n°650/2012 enters into force

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM - UN rights expert urges Mauritania to repeal bill threatening civil society associations

⇒ DOCTRINE ‘Nuevas Dimensiones de la Participación Política (Derecho comparado)’, E. Pajares (ed.)

⇒ EVENT - CFP Second Workshop on Comparative Business and Financial Law, February 5-6 2016, Davis, California

⇒ EVENT - CFP – “Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives”, April 12-13 2016, Chicago, IL
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BlogcomparatumThursday, August 13th, 2015 at 9:25pm
Weekly News Wrap N°17

⇒ CASELAW Mexico: The Supreme Court opens the way for the adoption by same-sex couples

⇒ CASELAW (Follow Up) Google rejects French demand to globally apply the ‘right to be forgotten’

⇒ CASELAW Italy: Supreme Court on access to evidence in stand alone antitrust damages actions

⇒ CASELAW Irish Court of Appeal clears the way for the introduction of same-sex marriage after referendum

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM Chad: Death penalty for acts of terrorism reinstated six months after it was abolished

⇒ REFORM Abu Dhabi Global Market: new regulations follow very closely the English law model

⇒ DOCTRINE Holger Spamann – ‘Empirical Comparative Law’

⇒ DOCTRINE International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol.64, Issue 03

⇒ DOCTRINE Justice Breyer - 'The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities'
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BlogcomparatumFriday, August 7th, 2015 at 6:13am
EVENT ‘General Principles of Law: European & Comp. Perspectives', 25-26 Sep. 2015, Oxford #20Years #IECL
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BlogcomparatumThursday, July 30th, 2015 at 8:32pm
Weekly News Wrap N°15

⇒ CASELAW Weltimmo: Conclusions of Advocate General Pedro Cruz Villalon on personal data protection

⇒ CASELAW: French Conseil Constitutionnel mostly upholds new surveillance law

⇒ LEGISLATIVE REFORM: France - Human Rights Committee concerned about “excessively broad surveillance powers”

⇒ DOCTRINE Derecho Constitucional Ecuatoriano y Comparado, Rafael Oyarte

⇒ DOCTRINE ‘An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values – Through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law’

⇒ EVENT ‘Int. & Comp. Aspects of Responding to War Crimes: Through Law & Alternative Mechanisms’, Preston, 24 Aug 2015
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Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:20am
DOCTRINE Odello M. & Seatzu F. (eds), “Latin American and Caribbean International Institutional Law”
Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 1:23am
CASELAW Parrillo v. Italy: ECHR on donating embryos obtained from in vitro fertilisation
Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 12:54am
DOCTRINE Cuniberti G., ‘Grands systèmes de droit contemporains’ 3rd Edition
Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 12:54am
DOCTRINE Helfand M. (eds), ‘Negotiating State and Non-State Law: The Challenge of Global and Local Legal Pluralism’
Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at 10:27pm
RT @LSEpublicevents: Investor Protection in TTIP w/ Jan Kleinheisterkamp, Martti Koskenniemi @sdonnan #LSEworks @lselaw…