News from the Centre of Expertise on Latin America

In a lecture delivered on the occasion of the 26th annual meeting of the German-Brazilian Lawyers’ Association (Deutsch-Brasilianische Juristenvereinigung), Dr. Jürgen Samtleben provided an overview of international litigation following the 2016 entry into force of the new Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure. His address, now published in the Max Planck Private Law Research Papers, traces in particular the parallels to corresponding provisions in German legislation. more

Panama’s new PIL statute translated and analysed in RabelsZ

In the issue 82 (2018) of the Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law, Jürgen Samtleben offers an in-depth treatment of the history and content of Panama’s new Code of Private International Law, considering also the relevance of the new law in the Latin American context. Accompanying the article is Samtleben’s annotated German translation of the statute. more

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