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Building Competence in Commercial Law in the Member States – Study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs

Published the Study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs, at the request of the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI Committee), which sheds light on cross-border commercial contracts and their operation in theory and practice. It describes the legal framework in which commercial contracts operate and analyses […]

Published by the UK Government a new paper on handling civil legal cases that involve EU countries if there’s no Brexit deal – 13 September 2018

On 13 September 2018, the British Ministry of Justice has released a statement regarding how British courts are to handle civil cases in case of a hard (“no deal”) Brexit. As to general civil and commercial matters, the paper indicates that various EU instruments, including Brussels Iaw, would no longer apply.  Instead: “For rules in these […]

Published the First Bulletin of the permanent working group of the Italian Court of Cassation on its application of the European Convention on Human Rights – 6 September 2018

After the stipulation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Italian Court of Cassation and the European Court of Human Rights, taken place in Strasburg on the 11th December 2015, the Court of Cassation has implementd the Memorandum by setting up a permanent working group, composed of a member for each Section, civil and criminal, […]

ELI-UNIDROIT & ERA Conference in Trier (Germany) – 26-27 November 2018 – Registration open

On 26–27 November 2018, a Conference will be organised by the ELI and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNDROIT) in cooperation with the Academy of European Law (ERA) on the ELI-UNIDROIT’s civil procedure project. For those following the project’s developments closely and interested in hearing first-hand reports about the work produced […]

European Court of Human Rights (First Section) – Judgment 6 September 2018 – Dadayan v. Armenia – Proceedings not fair because key witnesses were never heard –   violation of Article 6, parr. 1 and 3 (d) (right to a fair trial and right to obtain attendance and examination of witnesses)

In the judgment issued in the case of Dadayan v. Armenia (application no. 14078/12), the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 6 parr. 1 and 3 (d) (right to a fair trial and right to obtain attendance and examination of witnesses) of the European Convention on Human Rights. […]

Publication of the 2018 edition of the Report on efficiency and quality of European judicial systems by the CEPEJ / Press conference and live streaming, Paris 4 October 2018

A press conference will be organised within the Council of Europe premises in Paris* on 4 October 2018 at 11 am, to mark the publication of the 2018 edition of the Report of the CEPEJ on efficiency and quality of European judicial systems. The CEPEJ report contains the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data collected in 45 Council […]

European Civil Procedure: Current Issues and Future Challenges – Final Conference – Jean Monnet Module on European Civil Procedure, Università degli Studi, Milan 4-5 October 2018

On the 4th and 5th October 2018, the Università degli Studi in Milan will host the Final Conference of the Jean Monnet Module on European Civil Procedure, on the topic “European Civil Procedure: Current Issues and Future Challenges”, with the participation of outstanding speakers from all around Europe. The Conference concludes a three-years long teaching […]

Challenge Accepted! Exploring Pathways to Civil Justice in Europe, ERC conference Rotterdam, 19-20 November 2018 – Open for Registration

Access to civil justice is of paramount importance for enforcing rights of citizens. Key issues in the current efforts to improve access to justice at the EU and national levels regard the digitisation of justice and the use of artificial intelligence in dispute resolution, the privatisation of justice and the multiplication of alternative dispute resolution schemes, the increased […]

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