The Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Recast) ('Brussels I bis' Regulation)
European Parliament, September 2011
45 Pages Posted: 20 Sep 2011
This note considers several aspects of the reforms proposed by the Commission (COM (2010) 748 final, 14 December 2010) to the current EU legal framework regulating the jurisdiction of Member State courts, and the recognition and enforcement of judgments, in civil and commercial matters, as contained in Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 (the “Brussels I” Regulation). It suggests possible amendments to the Commission’s Proposal, as set out in the Annex. This paper was presented by the author at a hearing on the review of the Brussels I Regulation held at the European Parliament on 20 September 2011. It is a publication of the European Parliament.
Keywords: private international law, European Union, Brussels I Regulation (Regulation (EC) 44/2001), review of Regulation, European Parliament, abolition of exequatur, international legal order, choice of court agreements, arbitration agreements, movable property, right to strike
JEL Classification: K10, K30, K33
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