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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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French Constitutional Council on CETA

On 31 July 2017, the French Constitutional Council rendered its decision on the constitutionality of the Comprehensive economic and trade agreement between Canada, on the one hand, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part (Decision No 2017-749...

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ECtHR renders judgment in Belcacemi and Oussar v. Belgium

On 11 July 2017, the European Court of Human Rights rendered its judgment in the case of Belcacemi and Oussar v. Belgium (application no. 37798/13). The Court held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Articles 8 (right to respect for private and family...

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French Supreme Court on Surrogacy

On July 5, 2017, the French Supreme Court handed down several judgments concerning surrogacy (GPA). As French law prohibits GPA (articles 16-7 and 16-9 of the Civil Code), the Court was led to clarify whether a couple could obtain the transcription to the French civil...

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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 Labour Law

Comparative Labour Law, Edited by Anne Trebilcock, University of Göttingen (Institut für Arbeitsrecht), Germany and former Legal Adviser of the International Labour Organization, Edward Elgar, 2018 Summary: "This comprehensive collection offers an array of...

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Direct Democracy in Comparative Law

Direct Democracy in Comparative Law, Eloy Garcia, Elisabetta Palici di Suni, and Martin Rogoff, 2018, Eleven International Publishing The summary is reproduced hereafter: "Faced with the variety and complexity of the forms that direct democracy takes today, this book...

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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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