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A comparison between the jurisdictional rules in the EU and the US in the light of the Arrest Convention and the possibility to shop for forum


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Title: A comparison between the jurisdictional rules in the EU and the US in the light of the Arrest Convention and the possibility to shop for forum
Authors: Niklasson, Anna-Karin
Issue Date: 2003
University: Göteborg University. School of Business, Economics and Law
Extent: 57 pages
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Degree: Student essay
Abstract: Abstract The 1952 Arrest Convention was created in order to unify the rules relating to arrest of ships around the world. Before the Convention, the rules relating to arrest of ship were governed by the different countries national rules of law. This created problems for the shipping industry as a ship could be arrested in relation to any claim whatsoever if it was permitted by the domestic law of the country where the ship was. Also considering that many countries have exorbitant jurisdicti... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/2216
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