With the pending case of Hanan v. Germany, the Grand Chamber has the opportunity to consider anew whether airstrikes fall within the jurisdiction of the Convention, and clarify – once and for all – that Member States cannot do abroad what they cannot do at home.
Commercial and financial transaction documentation commonly refers to the London courts to adjudicate any dispute. After Brexit, this forum clause may be problematic. The HCCC is a solution of sorts - parties may have to reconsider their choice of court.
The High Court of South Africa made a ruling to detain Sudan President Bashir after his departure. However, is South Africa really obliged to satisfy the request of the ICC to arrest him and surrender him to The Hague?
Not all EU Member States recognise the Common European Sales Law’s general principle of good faith and fair dealing. The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (JURI) thus proposes changing the principle’s content and its function.