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Hague Conference Update: Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law 21 NOV 2012

Hague Conference Update: Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

The Hague may not have been the setting for Olympic sporting glory this summer, but those at the...

The criminalisation of forced marriage across Europe 19 NOV 2012

The criminalisation of forced marriage across Europe

Following the government's announcement that forced marriage will become a criminal offence in...

Statutory declarations agreeing guardianship in Ireland 16 NOV 2012

Statutory declarations agreeing guardianship in Ireland

This article outlines the current position in Ireland in relation to guardianship of children....

A sad death in the family: Owusu, the Maintenance Regulation and the demise of forum conveniens 15 NOV 2012

A sad death in the family: Owusu, the Maintenance Regulation and the demise of forum conveniens

Are forum disputes now obsolete in financial remedy proceedings?  In this article, Duncan Ranton...

Intercountry adoption and the court process in England and Wales 14 NOV 2012

Intercountry adoption and the court process in England and Wales

The term intercountry adoption (ICA) is used in this article to cover all adoptions with a...

A French approach to civil partnerships: le Pacte Civil de Solidarité 13 NOV 2012

A French approach to civil partnerships: le Pacte Civil de Solidarité

PACS was introducted in France by statutory law dated 15 November 1999. Major changes were...

Changing mindsets, changing lives: increasing the visibility of children's rights in cases involving parental incarceration 12 NOV 2012

Changing mindsets, changing lives: increasing the visibility of children's rights in cases involving parental incarceration

The rights of children of parents sentenced to prison and the long-term consequences of the...

Dividing the spoils on divorce: rule-based regulation versus discretionary-based decision 09 NOV 2012

Dividing the spoils on divorce: rule-based regulation versus discretionary-based decision

Notwithstanding the significant variations in processes adopted in the context of asset...

The criminalisation of consensual sexual relationships between adult siblings Stübing v Germany (App No 43547/08) [2012] ECHR 656)and human rights: 08 NOV 2012

The criminalisation of consensual sexual relationships between adult siblings Stübing v Germany (App No 43547/08) [2012] ECHR 656)and human rights:

In April 2012, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Germany had not unjustifiably...