The extraterritorial obligation of States concerning economic, social and cultural rights (video)

According to the American Society of International Law, Economic globalization has meant that States and non-state actors have the power to influence the enjoyment of human rights across the world. Consequently, the access of individuals, groups, and indigenous peoples to these rights may be affected by the extraterritorial acts and omissions of states and other […]

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Recent developments and current trends on Brazilian Private International Law concerning international contracts, by Nadia de Araujo

“Historically, the recognition of party autonomy in Private International Law has not been uniformily recognized. While since 1996, with the enforcement of the new Arbitration Law, party autonomy has been increasingly accepted in terms of international arbitration, jurisprudence on the choice of law and the choice of court clauses does not show the same progress. […]

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Private International Law in Brazil: a brief overview, by Carmen Tiburcio

“Private International Law in Brazil comprises the study of four independent subject matters: 1) nationality under domestic and international law; 2) alien’s rights, also under domestic and international law; 3) determination of the applicable legislation to legal relationships connected with foreign countries; and 4) matters related to jurisdiction in international litigation. In this sense, Private […]

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Reparations on situations of shared responsibility, by Professor Pierre d’Argent (video)

“This lecture surveys the various legal difficulties stemming from situations where several States, which are responsible for a single harmful outcome, are called to make reparation for that injury. This problem is studied in light of the Articles on the Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts (A/RES/56/83).” Click here to watch the lecture (the […]

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