Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Globalisation, private international law and human rights law
Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg
SummaryPrivate law relations in cross-border contexts have traditionally been governed by private international law. Yet rules vary from country to country, and developments in the field have not kept pace with globalisation. Consequently, in resolving cross-border dispute, courts have been turning to human rights law.