Refugees, immigration and expulsion orders
The new US administration and changes in US foreign policy.
The Asian perspective of international law
Drones and international law
The Rule of Law in International Law
Bréxit and public international law
Law of the sea and climate change
Diplomacy of the Wikileaks era
The new geopolitical setting in the Middle East: rivalry Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
A) Studies on recent legislative developments or specific aspects of them, both internally and within the EU or other fora, in particular:
o Succession law, with special reference to the Regulation 650/2012 on inheritance.
o Cross-border insolvency, with special reference to Regulation 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings.
o Economic regime of marriages and registered couples, with special attention to Regulation 2016/1103 on matrimonial economic regimes and Regulation 2016/1104 on patrimonial effects of registered unions.
o Admission of public documents issued by authorities of EU countries, with special reference to Regulation 2016/1191 on simplification of the requirements for the presentation of certain public documents in the EU.
o Bréxit and Private International Law
Studies tracking the interpretation and application of these texts (ECJ case law, national and foreign judicial or other authorities’ practice), the relationships between them (for instance, Regulation 1215/2012 and the Unified Patent Court Agreement; the insolvency regulation 2015 and the Spanish insolvency act 2003 as amended), or with other pieces of legislation (for example Regulation 606/2013 and Directive 2012/29 / EU), fall under this editorial line.
B) Studies touching upon issues of relevance for cross-border relations, in particular:
Competition law and private actions
Law of the new technologies