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I. Introduction
(642 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 33 (1980): Intentional Torts

Completed in September 1977

Stig Strömholm

1. The lex loci commissi as starting point. – The uniform treatment of intentional torts and enterprise liability in the courts and by legal writers, at least during the formative period of private international law, makes it superfluous to enlarge here upon the history of that branch of the conflict of laws. It is sufficient to refer to the survey in the preceding chapter.1

One point should be made, however. Apart from the development in england, where the doctrine of sta…

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Stig Strömholm, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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