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 Brazil. 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 Brazil. 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.
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List of Abbreviations
Chapter 1. History of Brazilian Law
Chapter 2. Scope and Sources of Brazilian Private International Law
Part I. Nationality and Foreigners
Chapter 1. Nationality
Chapter 2. The Legal Status of the Foreigner
Part II. Conflict of Laws
Chapter 1. Classical Principles (Basic Terms)
Chapter 2. The Basic Fields of Private International Law
Part III. International Procedural Law
Chapter 1. Basic Rules of International Procedure
Chapter 2. International Judicial Cooperation
Chapter 3. Arbitration
Part IV. Universalism Versus Unilateralism
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Treaties, Conventions and Uniform Laws