Cross-Border Litigation and ADR Mechanisms in Disputes Concerning Mobile Computing in the EU
International Journal of Private Law, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2011
13 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Date Written: March 24, 2011
The aim of this paper is to discuss briefly how the EU rules on jurisdiction, choice of law and alternative dispute resolution in civil and commercial matters operate in the context of mobile computing. The article first looks at rules on jurisdiction in commercial disputes, both between businesses and between businesses and consumers. It then discusses the choice-of-law issues applicable to mobile computing. Finally, there is an examination of alternative dispute resolution as an alternative to regular courts in transactions involving mobile computing.
Keywords: mobile computing, jurisdiction, choice of law, consumer protection, ADR
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