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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws,
this book provides ready access to the law applied to cases involving cross
border issues in Czech Republic. It offers every lawyer dealing with
questions of conflict of laws much-needed access to these conflict rules,
presented clearly and concisely by a local expert.
Beginning with a general introduction, the monograph goes on to discuss the
choice of law technique, sources of private international law, and the
relevant connection with other laws. Then follows clear description and
analysis of the rules of choice of law on natural and legal persons,
contractual and non-contractual obligations, movable and immovable property,
intangible property rights, company law, family law (marriage,
cohabitation, registered partnerships, matrimonial property, maintenance,
child law), and succession law (including testamentary dispositions). The
presentation concludes with an overview of relevant civil procedure, examining
lex fori and issues of national and international jurisdiction, acceptability
and enforcement of foreign judgements, and international arbitration.
Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the
information it provides, make this book a valuable resource for lawyers
handling cases in Czech Republic. Academics and researchers, as well as
judges, notaries public, marriage registrars, youth welfare officers,
teachers, students, and local and public authorities will welcome this very
useful guide, and will appreciate its value in the study of private
international law from a comparative perspective.