Section 1. Remembering Arthur Taylor von Mehren 1. The last Euro-American legal scholar? Arthur Taylor von Mehren (1922 2006) / Jürgen Basedow 2. Arthur Taylor von Mehren and the Joseph Story Research Fellowship / Peter L. Murray 3. Building bridges between legal systems: the life and work of Arthur Taylor von Mehren / Michael von Hinden Section 2. Transatlantic litigation and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters 4. Some fundamental jurisdictional conceptions as applied in judgment conventions / Ralf Michaels 5. The Hague Convention on choice-of-court agreements: was it worth the effort? / Christian Thiele 6. Lis Pendens, negative declaratory-judgment actions and the first-in-time principle / Martin Gebauer 7. Recent German jurisprudence on cooperation with the U.S. in civil and commercial matters: a defense of sovereignty or judicial protectionism? / Jan von Hein 8. Collective litigation German style: the Act on Model Proceedings in capital market disputes / Moritz Bälz and Felix Blobel Section 3. Choice of law in transatlantic relationships 9. Party autonomy in the private international law of contracts: transatlantic convergence and economic efficiency / Giesela Rühl 10. The law applicable to intellectual property rights: is the Lex Loci Protectionis a pertinent choice of law approach? / Eckart Gottschalk 11. The extraterritorial reach of antitrust law between legal imperialism and harmonious co-existence: the Empagran judgment of the U.S. Supreme Court from a European perspective / Dietmar Baetge 12. Mandatory elements of the choice-of-law process in international arbitration: some reflections on Teubnerian and Kelsenian legal theory / Matthias Weller 13. Application of foreign law to determine punitive damages: a recent U.S. Court contribution to choice-of-law evolution / Oliver Furtak.
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