Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters

P.J. Kuijper, F. Amtenbrink, D. Curtin, B. De Witte, A. McDonnell & S. Van den Bogaert (Eds.), The Law of the European Union, Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International 2018, p. 721-740.

17 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2018  

Xandra E. Kramer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law; Utrecht University School of Law

Date Written: January 1, 2018

Abstract

This chapter discusses the development of judicial cooparation in civil matters as part of the area of freedom, security, and justice. It focuses first on the policy initiatives and legislative developments in the area of judicial cooperation in civil matters. It continues with a more in-depth analysis of Article 81 TFEU as the legislative basis for instruments. Next, the legislative framework is discussed, focusing on the key areas and the instruments as well as the role of the CJEU in the development of this area. Lastly, the current debates and prospects for the further development are addressed.

Keywords: judicial cooperation, private international law, European civil procedure

JEL Classification: K10, K33, K40, K41, K49

Suggested Citation

Kramer, Xandra E., Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters (January 1, 2018). P.J. Kuijper, F. Amtenbrink, D. Curtin, B. De Witte, A. McDonnell & S. Van den Bogaert (Eds.), The Law of the European Union, Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International 2018, p. 721-740.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3206272

Xandra E. Kramer (Contact Author)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law ( email )

3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Utrecht University School of Law ( email )

Janskerkhof 3
Utrecht, 3512 BK
Netherlands

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