Cross-Border Recognition in Surrogacy Cases: International Law Between Competition and Harmonization

MEFamily law translates the cultural values of a society into rules for living together. Whereas the growing diversification of family models calls for an adaptation of the provided legal structures, new technologies in the field of reproductive technologies necessitate an adaptation of parentage laws all over the world. The course of legal modernization involves the challenge between regulating the technically possible and maintaining valued cultural traditions. The legal definition of parent-child relationships in particular turns out to be highly controversial as the desire to have a child partially rivals the best interests of the child. Weiterlesen