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wm213490tt“VIII Curso Especializado para Funcionarias/os de Estado sobre Utilización del Sistema Interamericano de Protección de los Derechos Humanos” 
Fuente: Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos 
San José, Costa Rica. Hasta el 15 de agosto de 2015, inclusive, se recibirán postulaciones para el “VIII Curso Especializado para Funcionarias/os de Estado sobre Utilización del Sistema Interamericano de Protección de los Derechos Humanos” que se celebrará en San José, Costa Rica, del 28 de septiembre al 3 de octubre de 2015, en el marco del 102 Periodo Ordinario de Sesiones de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos. Está dirigido a funcionarios y funcionarias de cancillerías y oficinas especializadas de derechos humanos del Estado, así como a operadores/as de justicia de América Latina.

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IMG_0900Private International Law Act (Dominican Republic)
Source: Conflict Flaws
On December 18, 2014, the Official Gazette of the Dominican Republic published the Private International Law Act of the Republic, Law 544-14, of 15 October 2014. The Act has been conceived as an all-encompassing one: According to its Art. 1 it aims to “regulate the international private relationships of civil and commercial nature in the Dominican Republic, in particular: the extent and limits of the Dominican jurisdiction; the determination of applicable law; the conditions for recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions“.  The broad approach is confirmed all throughout the text, which not only provides for grounds of jurisdiction, conflict of laws rules or rules on recognition and enforcement, but also for solutions to common practical problems experienced in those areas – such as situations of lis pendens, forum non conveniens linked to the localization abroad of evidence in the case at hand, or the proof of the applicable foreign law. Insolvency and arbitration matters are excluded from the scope of the new Act which, conversely, adopts a wide understanding of PIL – see for instance Art. 11.7, on exclusive jurisdiction for proceedings to establish Dominican nationality. Leer el resto de esta entrada »