The ILA Reporter is excited to share Part 2 of our interview about the recently released Elgar Companion to the Hague Conference on Private International Law. This text forms part of the Elgar Companions to International Organisations series and was released 19 December 2020. Part 1 is available here for viewing.
The Companion is a guide to the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH). It is a critical assessment of, and reflection on, past and possible future contributions of the HCCH to the further development and unification of private international law, and was written by international experts who have all directly or indirectly contributed to the work of the HCCH.
This interview was conducted by Josephine Dooley, an Assistant Editor of the ILA Reporter, with the editors of the Elgar Companion to the Hague Conference on Private International Law:
- Thomas John, ACIArb, Partner, Grotius Chambers, The Netherlands
- Rishi Gulati, LSE Fellow in Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
- Ben Köhler, Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany
In Part 2, Thomas, Rishi and Ben discuss with Josephine:
- The future of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) as an international organisation.
- Future areas of work for HCCH.
- The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention.
Many thanks to Thomas, Rishi and Ben for taking the time to speak to the ILA Reporter.