Chart of Private International Law Priorities - A Functional Approach 2000

2000 Victoria, BC

Priority

International Commercial Law

Judicial Co-operation and Enforcement of Judgments

Family Law

Protection of Property

High

Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) - (World Bank) - (B)

Working Group on Electronic Commerce (UNCITRAL) - (A)

Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods (UNCITRAL) - (B)

Draft Convention on assignment in receivables financing (UNCITRAL) - (A)

Draft Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (UNIDROIT) - (A)

Working Group on Arbitration (UNCITRAL) - (A)

Hague project on Jurisdiction, Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments (Hague) (A)

 

Convention on the International Protection of Adults - (Hague) (B)

Convention on Parental Responsibility and Measures of Protection of Children (Hague) (B)

Convention on Intercountry Adoption (Hague) - (B)

 

 

Medium

Questionnaire on the 1958 New York Convention on Foreign Arbitral Awards (UNCITRAL) - (C)

Sixth Inter-American Specialized Conference on Private International Law (OAS) - (A)

Convention on International Leasing and Convention on International Factoring (Unidroit) - (B)

Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Hague) - (B)

Canada-France Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments (Bilateral) - (B)

Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad (Hague) - (B)

Convention on Service Abroad (Hague) - (C)

Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague) - (C)

Possible Convention on Maintenance Obligations (Hague) - (C)

Convention on the Return of Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects (Unidroit) - (B)

Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts - (Hague) - (B)

Low

Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit (UNCITRAL) - (B)

Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (UNCITRAL) - (C)

Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes (UNCITRAL) - (B)

Principles of International Commercial Contracts (Unidroit) - (C)

Inter-American Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts (OAS) - (B)

Model Law on Cross-border Insolvency (UNCITRAL) - (C)

Draft Legislative Guide on Privately Financed Infrastructure Projects (UNCITRAL) -(B)

Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) (UNCITRAL) - (C)

Working Group on Insolvency Law (UNCITRAL) – (A)

Model Law on Electronic Commerce (UNCITRAL) - (C)

Canada-U.-K. Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments (Bilateral) - (C)

Working Group on Domestic Partnerships and Non-marital Cohabitation (Hague) - (A)

 

Convention on the Form of an International Will (Unidroit) - (B)

Convention on the Law Applicable to Successions (Hague) - (B)

ACTIVITY STATUS: (A) - Drafting (B) - Consultation (C) –Monitoring

ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED:

Hague: Hague Conference on Private International Law

OAS: Organization of American States

UNCITRAL: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Unidroit: International Institute for the Unification of Private Law

World Bank

Next Annual Meeting

2017 Conference

Hotel Saskatchewan

Regina, SK

August 13 - 17, 2017
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