The aim of this subject is the analysis of the most important principles, instruments and connecting factors of private international law in the context of modern information technologies and the Internet.
The emphasis is given on the problematic aspects of these instruments.
The main objectives can be summarized as follows: to become deeper acquainted with the instruments existing mainly in the European judicial area; to gain the ability to recognise the problematic aspects of this instruments; to become acquainted with the relevant case law ; to obtain the ability to analyze this case law.
Approaches to private international law - traditional and in the online context
Approaches to the Internet, its characteristics
Legal sources (national, international, European), international organizations (UNCITRAL, OECD, Hague Conference on Private International Law)
Theories of Internet Regulation
Analysis of PIL principles, rules and connecting factors
Contractual and non-contractual obligations in the online context
E-commerce, Regulation Rome I
Online consumer contracts, Regulation Rome I
Online delicts/torts, Regulation Rome II
Private international law and intellectual property rigths in the online context
Jurisdictional rules - Brussels I Regulation
Online Dispute Resolutions, online arbitration
SVANTESSON, Dan Jerker B. Private international law and the internet. Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2007. xxi, 440. ISBN 9041125167. info
Seminars and lectures, analysis of the case law, class discussion, homeworks.
Weekly assingnments, home study of case law, class dicussion on problematic aspects.
Language of instruction
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