Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law
Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 2005
The course of Masato Dogauchi, Professor at Waseda University in Tokyo, has two objectives. One is to provide a brief introduction to choice-of-law rules in Japan. The other is to present a four-step analysis in choice-of-law rules. This method of analysis is considered applicable not only to Japanese rules but also to rules on choice-of-law in any jurisdiction.
Setting up categories of issues and connecting factors also take up a central place in Prof…