Succession laws for those who have important connections with more than one country are clarified by the Hague Convention of Oct 20, 1988 on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons. One aspect of the Convention, mandatory survivorship rules, is examined, and possible effects of the testator's choice of law on them are considered.
Carol S. Bruch,
The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons: Do Quasi-Community Property and Mandatory Survivorship Laws Need Protection?,
56 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol56/iss2/8