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
Date Written: January 1, 2018
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
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