BLOGCOMPARATUM

Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

ECtHR renders judgment in Fuchsmann v. Germany

On 19 October 2017, the European Court of Human Rights rendered its chamber judgment in the case of Fuchsmann v. Germany (application no. 71233/13). The Court of held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family...

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Germany: Bundestag adopts new sexual assault Law

The German Bundestag has adopted the a new criminal law regarding sexual assault at the beginning of the month . Accordingly, a sexual act will in the future also be considered as a rape if the victim does not actively defend itself. A crime is therefore also deemed...

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Italy: recognition of same-sex civil unions

Italy's parliament has backed same-sex civil unions in a vote of confidence on 11 may 2016 for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Until this vote, Italy had been the last major Western democracy not to legally recognise gay partnerships. Recognition of same-sex partnership...

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France: New Law on Contracts and Obligations

The French Minister of Justice (garde des sceaux) presented a new reform of the Civil Code concerning the Law of Contracts and Obligations. The stated objective is to reform without upsetting ("rénover sans bouleverser"). The current rules of French contract law...

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Comparative Human Rights Law – Sandra Fredman

Comparative Human Rights Law - Sandra Fredman ISBN: 9780199689415, OUP 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter :"Courts in different jurisdictions face similar human rights questions. Does the death penalty breach human rights? Does freedom of speech...

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Le droit comparé et le droit suisse

Le droit comparé et le droit suisse, Rashid Bahar, Thomas Kadner Graziano,  Schulthess, ISBN : 978-3-7255-8701-8, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "Quelle place donner au droit comparé dans le droit ? A l'heure où le débat sur l'influence des...

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Sprache und Recht bei der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft

Sprache und Recht bei der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft, Wendelin Mayer ISBN 978-3-16-155794-1, 2018, Mohr Siebeck, The summary is reproduced hereafter : "Was bedeutet 'Rechtspersönlichkeit' der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft (SE) und ist dafür relevant, was der...

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Russian Discourses on International Law

Russian Discourses on International Law, P. Sean Morris Routledge, 2018, ISBN 9781138566705 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book...

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Comparative Company Law – A Case Based Approach

Comparative Company Law - A Case Based Approach Editor(s): Mathias M Siems, David Cabrelli, ISBN 9781509909360 - Hart Publishing, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "As attention moves rapidly towards comparative approaches, the research and...

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The Responsive Judge – International Perspectives

The Responsive Judge - International Perspectives, Editors: Sourdin, Tania, Zariski, Archie (Eds.) Springer 2018, ISBN 978-981-13-1023-2, The summary is reproduced hereafter : "This book focuses on the changing role of judges in courts, tribunals, and other forums...

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Ius Commune Prize 2018

The Board of the Ius Commune Research School has decided, as result of the great success of former years, to organize…

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