Private International Law
|Course code module||MREC10050|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
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Good command of courses taught in previous academic years.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Good command and in-depth knowledge of private international law. Good understanding of the purpose of private international law, its components and the specific techniques of this particular discipline.
3. Course content
The various subsections of private international law, including the conflict of jurisdictions, conflict of laws and the recognition and enforcement of foreign court decision and authentic instruments, will be dealt with during the course. The lectures will thereby detail the various international (including the multilateral conventions prepared by the Hague Conference of Private International law and the various regulations dealing with private international law) and national instruments of private international law.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
Personal work: Case studies - in group
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparationClosed bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Powerpoint course materials 2008-2009, on-line available at Blackboard and collection of legislation.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Overview of FAQ posted on Blackboard
(Belgian – Dutch – French – English – Swiss) comparative law bibliography on Private International Law posted on Blackboard
Selection of relevant reading listed in the various Powerpoint presentations.
laatste aanpassing: last update: 09/10/2010 22:10 thalia.kruger