Comparative Law and Private International Law

Forthcoming in, Elgar Encyclopedia of Private International Law (Jürgen Basedow et al. eds.)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-50

23 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2016

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Ralf Michaels

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Date Written: September 22, 2016

Abstract

This Encyclopedia entry covers these topics: I. Comparative law II. Comparative private international law Scholarship; Comparison of foundations and individual rules; Application of comparative private international law III. Comparative law in the application of private international law doctrines 1. Characterization; Renvoi; 2. Determining the content of foreign law; 3. Better law; False conflicts; 4. Comparative impairment; 5. Ordre public; 6. Coordination of different laws: adaptation, transposition, substitution 7. Substantive rules in private international law 8. Forum non conveniens IV. Comparative law as the basis of private international law 1. The third school of comparative law 2. Private international law as applied comparative law V. Consequences

Keywords: Adaptation, Better law, False conflicts, Forum non conveniens, Comparative impairment, Interest analysis Ordre public, Renvoi,Transposition, Unification of private international law, Universalism

Suggested Citation

Michaels, Ralf, Comparative Law and Private International Law (September 22, 2016). Forthcoming in, Elgar Encyclopedia of Private International Law (Jürgen Basedow et al. eds.); Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-50. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2842559

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