THEMATIC REPORTS

International Academy of Comparative Law
THEMATICREPORT
VIENNA, 2014 – XIXth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– Nishitani, Yuko (Ed.), Treatment of Foreign Law – Dynamics towards Convergence? Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 26, 2017, XIII, 643 p.

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– Dinwoodie, Graeme B. (Ed.), Secondary Liability of Internet Service Providers, Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 25, 2017, XII, 386 p.

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– Bermann, George A. (Ed.), Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (The Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention by National Courts), Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 23, 2017, XIV, 1102 p.

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– Kozuka, Souichirou (Ed.), Implementing the Cape Town Convention and the Domestic Laws on Secured Transactions, Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 22, 2017, IX, 380 p.

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– K.B. Brown (Ed.), Taxation and Development – A Comparative Study, Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Series: Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 21, Vol. 21, 2017, XVI, 377 p.

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– Morrison, Fred L. (Ed.), Fiscal Rules – Limits on Governmental Deficits and Debt, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 20, 2016, XII, 353 p.

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– Christophe Jamin, William van Caenegem (eds.), The Internationalisation of Legal Education, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 19, 2016, X, 342 p.

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– Rossella Bottoni, Rinaldo Cristofori, Silvio Ferrari (eds.), Religious Rules, State Law, and Normative Pluralism – A Comparative Overview, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 18, 2016.

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– Başak Başoğlu (ed.), The Effects of Financial Crises on the Binding Force of Contracts – Renegotiation, Rescission or Revision, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 17, 2016, XVII, 344 p.

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– Gregor Thüsing, Gerrit Forst (eds.), Whistleblowing – A Comparative Study, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 16, 2016, XII, 370 p.

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– Verica Trstenjak, Petra Weingerl (eds.), The Influence of Human Rights and Basic Rights in Private Law, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 15, 2016, XIV, 593 p.

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– Roland Norer (ed.), Genetic Technology and Food Safety, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 14, 2016, XIII, 437 p.

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– Olga Cvejić Jančić (ed.), The Rights of the Child in a Changing World – 25 Years after The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 13, 2016, XVIII, 410 p.

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– Axel Metzger (ed.), Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and other Alternative License Models – A comparative Analysis, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 12, 2015, XII, 507 p.

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– Michael Joachim Bonell, Olaf Meyer (eds.), The Impact of Corruption on International Commercial Contracts, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 11, 2015, XII, 410 p.

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– Jaime Rodríguez-Arana Muñoz (ed.), Recognition of Foreign Administrative Acts, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 10, 2015, Approx. 395 p.

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– Ewa Bagińska (ed.), Damages for Violations of Human Rights – A Comparative Study of Domestic Legal Systems, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 9, 2015, Approx. 485 p.

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– Ewoud Hondius, André Janssen (eds.), Disgorgement of Profits – Gain-Based Remedies throughout the World, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 8, 2015, V, 502 p.

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– Sophie Turenne (ed.), Fair Reflection of Society in Judicial Systems – A Comparative Study, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 7, 2015, X, 246 p.

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– Carlos Esplugues, Louis Marquis (ed.), New Developments in Civil and Commercial Mediation – Global Comparative Perspectives, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 6, 2015, XIV, 767 p., 8 illus., 2 illus. in color

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– Susanne Kals (ed.), Company Law and the Law of Succession, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 5 2015, X, 370 p.

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– Eva Steiner, Comparing the Prospective Effect of Judicial Rulings Across Jurisdictions, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 3 2015, XI, 382 p.

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THEMATICREPORT
TAIPEI, 2012 – SECOND THEMATIC CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– Julio César Rivera (ed.), The Scope and Structure of Civil Codes, Springer, Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, Vol. 32, 2013, X, 482 p. 1 illus.

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– Wen-Yeu Wang (ed.), Codification in East Asia, Selected Papers from the 2nd IACL Thematic Conference, Springer, Ius Comparatum – Global Studies in Comparative Law, Vol. 2, 2014, XIV, 248 p.

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THEMATICREPORT
WASHINGTON D.C. 2010 – XVIIIth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– Rainer Arnold (ed.), The Universalism of Human Rights, Series: Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, Vol. 16, 2013, XXIV, 424 p.

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– Allan R. Brewer-Carías (ed.), Constitutional Courts as Positive Legislators, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, September 2011, 900 p.

– Karen B. Brown (ed.), A Comparative Look at Regulation of Corporate Tax Avoidance, Springer, Series: Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, Vol. 12, 2012, XII, 384 p.

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– Aldo Chircop, Scott Coffen-Smout, Moira McConnell, National Studies of the Law Applicable on the Continental Shelf and in the EEZ in the Ocean Yearbook 25, 2011, Brill, Nijhoff, xviii, 876 pp.

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THEMATICREPORT
MEXICO 2008 – FIRST THEMATIC CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– Franco Ferrari (ed.), The CISG and Its Impact on National Legal Systems. Sellier European Law Publishers, 2008, 489 pp.

– Toshiyuki Kono (ed.), The Impact of Uniform Laws on the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Preservation of Cultural Heritag in the 21st Century. Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2010. IX, 786 pp.

THEMATICREPORT
UTRECHT, 2006 – XVIIth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– La confiance légitime et l’estoppel, Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson (dir.), Collection “Droit privé comparé et européen”, Société de législation comparée: Paris, March 2007, ISBN 978-2-908199-53-6.

– Tensions Between Legal, Biological and Social Conceptions of Parentage, Ingeborg Schwenzer (ed.), European Family Law, Vol. 15, Intersentia: Antwerp/Oxford, 2007, xxxii + 392 p.

– The liability of registration authorities / La responsabilité des sociétés de classification, A. Antapassis (ed.), Kluwer Law International Sakkoulas.

– The Characteristics of International Administration in Crisis Area / Les caractéristiques de l’administration internationale dans les zones en crise, Outi Korkkonen (ed.), KGD Research and Publication: Helsinki, 2007.

– Progress and the precautionary principle in administrative law / Les avancées du principe de précaution en droit administratif, Michel Pâques (ed.), Bruylant: Brussels.

– Precedent and the Law, Ewoud Hondius (ed.), Bruylant: Brussels 2007, 517 p.

– Keynote addresses IACL Congress, Utrecht: Eleven Internat. Publ. 2007, 171 p.

– Restricting the legislative power to taxes, 15 Michigan State University International Law Journal v. 3 (2007).

THEMATICREPORT
BRISBANE, 2002 – XVIth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– International e-commerce regulation 2002, ed. A. Fitzgerald & A. Moens, Thomson Lawbook Co, 354 p., ISBN 0-9581176-0-8

– Limits and Control of Competition with a View to International Harmonisation, Jürgen Basedow (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2002. IX, 452 p., ISBN: 9041119671

– Party autonomy : constitutional and international law limits in comparative perspective, George A. Bermann (ed.), New York: Juris Publishing Inc., 2005, 340 p.

– La structure des systèmes juridiques, Olivier Moreteau & Jacques Vanderlinden (dir.), Bruxelles: Bruylant, 2003, 430 p., ISBN 2-8027-1717-0

– Standing to raise constitutional issues: comparative perspectives, Richard S. Kay (ed.), Brussels: Bruylant, 2005, 365 p., ISBN 2-8027-2080-5

– Rights of minority shareholders, Evanghelos Perakis (ed.), Brussels: Bruylant, 2004, 791 p., ISBN 2-8027-1847-9

– Collective agreements and individual contracts of employment, Michal Sewerynski (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2003, 251 p., ISBN 90-411-2190-0

– The Revista de derecho comparado (Buenos Aires, Argentine) has also published spanish versions of the reports from M. et Mrs Ulrich Drobnig, Elena Sanchez Jordan, Mauro Bussani and Gerald McCormack on the following theme: «The present and future of real and personal security law»

THEMATICREPORT
BRISTOL, 1998 – XVth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– La fiducie face au trust dans les rapports d’affaires / Trust vs Fiducie in a Business Context, Madeleine CANTIN CUMYN (dir.), Brussels: Bruylant 1999, 2-8027-1309-4

– La religion en droit comparé à l’aube du 21e siècle / Religion in Comparative Law at the Dawn of the 21st Century, Ernest CAPARROS et Louis-Léon, CHRISTIANS (dir.), Brussels: Bruylant 2000, I.S.B.N 2680276138766

– Droit européen comparé d’Internet /Internet European Compared Law, Georges CHATILLON (dir.), Brussels: Bruylant

– Multimodal Transport. Carrier Liability and Issues related to the Bills of Lading, Aliki KIANTOU-PAMPOUKI (ed.), Brussels: Bruylant 2000, IS.B.N. 2-8027-1310-8

– New Approach to International Commercial Contracts. The UNIDROIT Principes of International Commercial Contracts, M.J. BONELL, The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1999, I.S.B.N. 90-411-1254-5

– Private International Law at the End of the 20th Century : Progress or Regress ? / Le droit international privé à la fin du XXe siècle : Progrès ou recul ?, S. C. SYMEONIDES, The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2000, I.S.B.N. 2-8027-1359-0, I.S.B.N. 90-411-1234-0

– Langue et droit, Erik JAYME (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2000, I.S.B.N. 2-8027-1308-6

THEMATICREPORT
ATHENS, 1994 – XIVth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

– Blanchiment d’argent et Secret bancaire / Money Laundering and Banking Secrecy, P. BERNASCONI (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1996, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0150-0

– La criminalisation du comportement collectif / Criminal Liability of Corporations, H. de DOELDER and K. TIEDEMANN (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1996, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0165-9

– The Use of Comparative Law by Courts, U. DROBNIG & S. van ERP (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1999, I.S.B.N. 90-411-1044-5

– Extinctive Prescription on the Limitation of Actions, E. HONDIUS (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1995, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0029-6

– Les clauses d’exception en matière de conflits de lois et de conflits de juridictions–ou le principe de proximité / Exception Clauses in Conflicts of Laws and Conflicts of Jurisdictions–or the Principle of Proximity, D. KOKKINI-IATRIDOU (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1994, I.S.B.N. 0-7923-3017-X

– Corporate Takeovers Through the Public Markets, P.J. KOZYRIS (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1996, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0184-5

– L’évolution récente du parlementarisme / Developing Trends of Parliamentarism, A. PIZZORUSSO (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1996, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0148-9

– La valeur du témoignage en droit civil / The Probative Value of Testimony in Private Law. H. SAFAI (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1995, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0861-0

– Modern Techniques for Financial Transactions and their Effects on Currency. M.STATHOPOULOS (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1995, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0043-1

– Employees’s Collective Rights in the Public Sector, T. TREU, The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1997, I.S.B.N. 90-411-0390-2

– Ocean Bills of Lading: Traditional Forms, Substitutes, and EDI Systems, A.N. YIANNOPOULOS (ed.), The Hague: Kluwer Law International 1995, I.S.B.N. 0-7923-3361-6

PUBLICATIONS

The body of knowledge contained in the General Reports and the National Reports to the congresses is published in three ways. Firstly, the local organisers of a congress edit a volume containing all general reports. Secondly, most general reporters undertake the laborious task of publishing thematic volumes that comprise their own general report and the national reports on their subject, thus providing legal scholars across the globe with a comparative survey of their topic. Ultimately, national committees in several countries collect the national reports from their jurisdiction and present them to the legal world in a volume of collected papers or in a special issue of a law journal.

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The results of those congresses should be disseminated and be available for legal scholars in a single book series which would make both the Academy and its contribution to comparative law more visible. The series aims to publish the scholarship emerging from the congresses of IACL/AIDC, including: 1. Of the International Congresses of Comparative Law, which take place every 4 years (Brisbane 2002; Utrecht 2006, Washington 2010, Vienna 2014 etc.) and which generate: (a) one volume of General Reports edited by the local organizers of the Congress; (b) up to 30 volumes of selected thematic reports dealing with the topics of the single sections of the congress and containing the General Report as well as the National Reports of that section; these volumes would be edited by the General Reporters of the respective sections; 2. The volumes containing selected contributions to the smaller (2-3 days) thematic congresses which take place between the International Congresses (Mexico 2008; Taipei 2012; Montevideo 2016 etc.); these congresses have a general theme such as “Codification” or “The Enforcement of Law” and will be edited by the local organizers of the respective Congress. All publications may contain contributions in English and French, the official languages of the Academy.