Adjudicatory authority in private international law : a comparative study

Von Mehren, Arthur Taylor
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  • Creator by Arthur T. von Mehren ; completed with the assistance of Dr. Eckart Gottschalk
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, [2007] ©2007
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  • Physical Details
    • xxv, 382 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9789004158818, 9004158812
  • OCLC ocn122935875


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The foundations and emergence of jurisdictional theory -- Adjudicatory authority: reasons for its existence and its principal types -- The design of jurisdictional provisions -- The emergence of jurisdictional theory in the United States and Germany -- Basic themes and pervasive issues -- The actor sequitur forum rei principle: are defendants jurisdictionally preferred? Should they be? -- Consent and adjudicatory authority: consequences of splitting causes of action, participating as a litigant, and choice of forum agreements -- Forum shopping and fine-tuning: herein of forum non conveniens, antisuit injunctions, and lis pendens -- Convergence and compromise in private international law: the role of international instruments
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