Title: Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law Co: 2008 Ed: 14
ISBN: 9780199284382 Author: James Fawcett, Janeen Carruthers and Peter
North
Publisher: Elsevier
Contents 181371
PART I: INTRODUCTION;
 
1. Definition, nature and scope of private international law;
2. Historical development and current theories;
 
PART II: PRELIMINARY TOPICS;
 
3. Classification;
4. The incidental question;
5. Renvoi;
6. Substance and procedure;
7. The proof of foreign law;
8. Exclusion of foreign law;
9. Domicil, nationality and residence;
 
PART III: JURISDICTION, FOREIGN JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS;
 
10. Jurisdiction of the English courts - an introduction;
11. Jurisdiction under the Brussels and Lugano Conventions;
12. The competence of the English courts under the traditional rules;
13. Stays of English proceedings and restraining foreign proceedings;
14. Limitations on jurisdiction;
15. Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments: the traditional rules;
16. Recognition and enforcement of judgments under the Brussels and Lugano Conventions;
17. Foreign arbitral awards;
 
PART IV: THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS;
 
18. Contracts;
19. Non-contractual obligations;
 
PART V: FAMILY LAW;
 
20. Marriage;
21. Matrimonal causes;
22. Declarations;
23. Financial relief;
24. Children;
25. Legitimacy, legitimation and adoption;
26. Mental disorder;
 
PART VI: THE LAW OF PROPERTY;
 
27. The distinction between movables and immovables;
28. Immovables;
29. The transfer of tangible movables;
30. The assignment of intangible movables;
31. Administration of estates;
32. Succession;
33. Matrimonial property;
34. Trusts;
 
Index