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

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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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 3:30am
RT @ECHR_Press: Khlaifia et autres c. Italie - Detention et expulsion de migrants tunisiens après le print #ECHR
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 3:29am
CASE-LAW Japan: Tokyo District Court considers Bitcoins are “not subject to ownership”
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 3:29am
LEGISLATIVE REFORM - Greenland approves same-sex marriage
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 3:24am
RT @JurisDiversitas: New publication of Opinio Juris in Comparatione that could be of interest to #comparativelaw scholars:…
Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 8:09pm
EVENT: 4th ‘Jornada nacional de derecho comparado’, Buenos Aires, 10 September 2015