Non-State Law in the (Proposed) Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Lauro Gama Jr.
December 12, 2011
EL DERECHO INTERNACIONAL PRIVADO EN LOS PROCESOS DE INTEGRACION REGIONAL, pp. 41-66, D.P. Fernandez Arroyo, J.J. Obando Peralta, eds., Editorial Juridica Continental, 2011
In 2009, the Hague Conference on Private International Law mandated the preparation of an instrument on choice of law in international commercial contracts to a group of experts. The following paper examines the issues canvassed by the Working Group in relation to the designation of non-State law in international contracts. In particular, the paper considers the arguments supporting the proposal to sanction the parties’ ability to designate non-State law to govern their contract, whether or not they have also agreed to submit any eventual disputes to arbitration.
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Date posted: December 19, 2011