Conflict of Laws and International Finance

Volume 6
Philip R Wood

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Examines conflict of law issues in international finance

Contents of Conflict of Laws and International Finance


Governing Law of Contracts
Choice of law
Scope of governing law
Governing law: foreign currency obligations, exchange controls, embargoes
Governing law: attachments, amalgamations, interest, taxation

Jurisdiction over Financial Contracts

Judicial jurisdiction and financial contracts
European Judgments Regulation
Restrictions on judicial jurisdiction
Commentary on financial jurisdiction clauses
Arbitration and financial contracts
Enforcement of foreign judgments
Prejudgment attachments

Security Interests and Property

Governing law of security interests and other property transfers
Arrest and enforcement jurisdiction
Insolvency conflicts for security interests and property

Regulation, Torts and Restitution in Financial Law

Regulatory jurisdiction and governing law
Governing law of prospectus liability and other financial torts
Governing law of restitution
Governing law of trusts in financial transactions

Sovereign Immunity and State Aspects

Principles of sovereign immunity
UK, US and EU immunity legislation
Recognition of states
State succession
International organisations

Insolvency Conflict of Laws

Insolvency conflict of laws: introduction and jurisdiction
Recognition of foreign insolvency stays and representatives
Applicable law of insolvency issues
EU insolvency regulation
UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and implementation

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September 2007

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