The Hague Service Convention Turns 50 in 2015 – Save the Date!

von Peter Bert

Ted Folkman at Letters Blogatory, along with the Center for Transnational Business and the Law at Georgetown University Law Center, will be hosting an event to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the conclusion of the Hague Service Convention. Here is from Ted: “The event, to be held in Washington on February 19, 2015, will bring together practitioners, central authority representatives, and academics to discuss and celebrate the Convention’s legacy and to look ahead to its future.”

Cartoon courtesey of and copyright by Stu Rees

Here are the Details:

What: The Hague Service Convention at 50 When: February 19, 2015 Where: Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC Who: We will have several panel discussions featuring practitioners, academics, representatives of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and the central authorities of several states. And we hope to have you, too! Why: The Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, concluded in 1965, has, over the past half-century, become one of the most useful tools for the simplification of procedure in cross-border disputes. In the beginning just a handful of states, primarily European and North American, were parties ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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