Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 249 (1994)


The Academy is an institution for the study and teaching of public and private international law and related subjects. Its purpose is to encourage a thorough and impartial examination of the problems arising from international relations in the field of law. The courses deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law.
All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.
This volume contains:
• Contributing to Progressive Development of Private International Law: the International Process and the United States Approach by P.H. PFUND, Assistant Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
• Les ordres plurilégislatifs dans le droit international privé actuel par A. BORRÁS, professeur à l'Université de Barcelone
• L'ordre public dans les sentences arbitrales par I. FADLALLAH, professeur à l'Université de Paris X.

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Table of Contents - P.H. Pfund
I: General introduction to international unification of private law.
II: How the United States prepares for and participates in international meetings/conferences, follows through to ratify conventions, and seeks to make PIL conventions work.
III: The role of the United States in intergovernmental negotiations and the success of resulting conventions, model laws and rules; major current and future projects; reflections about the usefulness of private law unification/harmonization.
IV: The 1980 United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) as an example of the international and United States domestic processes.
V: The 1993 Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption: problems confronting the United States in its negotiation, and issues needing resolution in connection with United States efforts to ratify and implement the Convention. Conclusion. Bibliography
Table des matiéres - A. Borrás
Introduction. Première partie: La plurilégislation comme phénomène actuel.
La spécificité du phénomène et les matières objet de la plurilégislation.
II. Les conséquences de la plurilégislation: les `conflits internes'. Deuxième partie: Les réponses juridiques aux conflits internes: trois perspectives d'examen aux fins de droit internationl privé.
III. Les conflits internes dans le cadre de l'Etat plurilégislatif. IV. L'interaction des conflits internes et des conflits internationaux. V. Une nouvelle perspectives: les conflits `occultes'. Remarques finales. Bibliographie.
Table des matières - I. Fadlallah
Préliminaire: Les facteurs juridiques du développement de l'arbitrage.
I: La fonction de l'ordre public dans l'arbitrage.
II: La compétence des arbitres au regard de l'ordre public.
III: L'ordre public et le fond.
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