Chinese conflicts of law : a restatement and legisprudence proposal

Zhu, Shaoming, author

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  • Creator Shaoming Zhu (LLB, Chang' An University; LLM, Beijing Normal University; SJD, Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University)
  • Format Books
  • Publication London : Wildy, Simmonds & Hill, [2018] ©2018
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 303 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0854902473, 9780854902477
  • OCLC on1022715267

Summary

  • "A pioneering systematization of Chinese legislation, regulations, judicial instructions and directives, doctrinal materials, and selected judicial practice relating to private international law, set out in the form of a Restatement, with commentary, followed by a draft Code which distills the best of the material and makes suggestions for improvements or offers a rationale for retaining the existing rules--drawing upon leading worldwide experience and trends. Dr. Zhu offers a learned, insightful, and informed illumination of a singularly obscure and complex domain of Chinese law, offering reasoned solutions or approaches that legal practitioners, academic lawyers, and policymakers will find instructive"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index.
  • Chiefly English with some Chinese.

Contents

  • Foreword / William E. Butler -- Part 1. History -- Historical roots of conflict rules in China -- Philosophical evolution of conflicts of law through a Western lens -- Part 2. Restatement -- Overview -- General provisions -- Limitations on application of foreign law -- Habitual residence -- Civil subjects -- Jurisdiction -- Status -- Inheritance -- Property -- Contract -- Agency -- Trusts -- Tort -- Unjust enrichment and negotiorum gestio -- Intellectual property -- Negotiable instruments -- Maritime matters -- Civil aircraft -- Inter-regional conflicts of law -- Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments -- Part 3. Legisprudence -- The rational paradigm of conflicts of law with Chinese characteristics -- Draft Code on Conflicts of Law of the People's Republic of China
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