Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 261 (1996)


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:
• International Business Transactions in United States Courts by H.H. KOH, Professor at Yale University, New Haven;
• Citoyenneté de l'Union européenne, nationalité et condition des étrangers par E. PÉREZ VERA, professeur à l'Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid.

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Table of Contents: H.H. Koh I. General introduction. II. The American law of foreign sovereignty, I: The extraterritoriality problem. III. The American law of foreign sovereignty, II: The act of State doctrine, foreign sovereign compulsion, and foreign sovereign immunity. IV. The Federal Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure, I: Jurisdiction to adjudicate and venue. V. The Federal Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure, II: Service and taking of evidence. VI. The Federal Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure, III: Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, decrees, arbitral agreements and awards. Bibliography. Table des matières: E. Pérez Vera Avant-propos. I. Introduction générale. II. Régime juridique de la nationalité des États membres. III. La citoyenneté de l'Union. IV. Garanties des droits des citoyens de l'Union européenne. V. La situation des nationaux des États tiers par rapport au droit communautaire. Bibliographie.