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Synonyms for civil law

the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation

the legal code of ancient Rome

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See Rolf Wagner, Die Bemuhungen der Haager Konferenz fur Internationales Privatrecht um ein Ubereinkommen uber die gerichtliche Zustandigkeit und auslandische Entscheidungen in Zivil--und Handelssachen [The efforts of the Hague Conference on International Private Law for a Convention on Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments in Matters of Civil and Commercial Law], 21 PRAXIS DES INTERNATIONALEN PRIVAT--UND VERFAHRENSRECHTS [IPRAX] 533 (2001).
Territorialitat des Rechts: Internationales Privatrecht und die privatautonome Regelung internationaler Sachverhalte.
See Haimo Schack, Perspektiven eines weltweiten Anerkennungs-und Vollstreckungsubereinkommens, 1 Zeitschrift fur Europaisches Privatrecht [ZEuP] 306, 308 (1993).
Agency : Max-Planck-Institut fE-r auslEnndisches und internationales Privatrecht
Kommentar zum schweizerischen Privatrecht, Internationales Privatrecht, (1996), Article 187, paras 69 et seq.
TITO BALLARINO, MANUALE BREVE DI DIRITTO INTERNAZIONALE PRIVATO 3 (2002), GERHARD KEGEL & KLAUS SCHURIG, INTERNATIONALES PRIVATRECHT 310-11 (9th ed.
Siems, "Statistische Rechtsvergleichung" Rabels Zeitschrift fur auslandisches und internationales Privatrecht [forthcoming].
1999 ZEITUNG FUR EUROPAISCHES PRIVATRECHT 414 (describing, from a German law professor's perspective, the "ominous [editorial] role" played by the "well over 300-page long monster .
On the occasion of a teaching engagement I undertook in Germany a little over ten years ago, Reiner Schulze, the executive editor of the then soon-to-be-established Zeitschrift fur Europaisches Privatrecht and current director of the Institut fur Deutsche und Europaische Rechtsgeschichte of the Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat, in Munster, invited me to contribute a brief text in English on the new Quebec Civil Code (which was just about to come into force on 1 January 1994).