Perspectif Continental Du Droit Anglais Droit Matrimonial Et Droit Successoral (Continental Perspective on English Marital Property Law and Succession Law) (in French)
Alain Laurent P. G. Verbeke
University of Leuven, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law; Harvard Law School; University of Leuven, Faculty of Psychology; Tilburg Law School Department of Private Law and TISCO; Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law; University of Brussels (VUB/ULB) ; Greenille (Attorneys, Notaries and Tax Advisors; Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Rotterdam)
April 3, 2003
Journées d' études Jean Dabin, UCL, 2003
In this conference paper I argue that English and Belgian marital property and succession law, although conceptually very different, are much more similar from a practical point of view. The paradox is that they seem different at first glance, yet appear more similar in close up view. I conclude that both jurisdictions may learn from each other and would benefit taking over some elements from the other, vice versa.
Note: Downloadable document is in French.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: Comparative Law, Marital Property Law, Succession Law
JEL Classification: K11, K12Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 5, 2011
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