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Conflict of Laws

A guide to researching Conflict of Laws

European Union

Over the course of its history, the European Union has been a center for activity in the area of harmonization of international private law through the development of conventions, directives and regulationsMajor initiatives have been in the private law areas of family law, contracts, sales, insurance, trusts and movable property. 

Other useful websites regarding the harmonization of European private law:

Inter-American Specialized Conferences on Private International Law (CIDIPs)

The Specialized Conferences on Private International Law, known by the Spanish acronym CIDIP, are organized under the auspices of the Organization of American States, and demonstrate the Organization's central role in the organization and harmonization of private international law. There have been six conferences so far, which have produced 26 international instruments.

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