The article discusses private international law as of July 2011, focusing on the principles of civil law systems, conflict of laws, and jurisdiction. The concept of international judicial assistance, as laid out by the Hague Conference on Private International Law, is also examined. The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law's role as a leader in the field of international commercial arbitration is mentioned.
David P. Stewart,
Private International Law, the Rule of Law, and Economic Development,
Vill. L. Rev.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.villanova.edu/vlr/vol56/iss3/11