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David Hodson on International Family Law: International endorsement for family arbitration

Date:24 MAY 2013

International Family Law Practice by David Hodson

David Hodson

Family arbitration has been successfully launched in several countries recently and is having a kick-start in those countries where it is presently available but underused.

There has been a recent endorsement and encouragement at the 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights in Sydney Australia in March 2013. The Congress passed the following motion amongst other motions:

This Congress:

  • encourages arbitration as an innovative and useful means and opportunity for resolving private international family law disputes whenever possible and appropriate and alongside other dispute resolution methods; and
  • invites the EU and the Hague Conference to incorporate arbitration as dispute resolution within future family law measures; and
  • ...

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