Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Better Redress for Consumers, Effective Enforcement and Greater Cooperation of Public Authorities in a Fair and Safe Single Market – A New Deal for Consumers in the Communication of the European Commission – 11 April 2018

On 11 April 2018, the European Commission has published a Communication addressed to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee (“A New Deal for Consumers”), containing, inter alia, a plan for a better redress for consumers, effective enforcement and greater cooperation of public authorities in a fair and safe single market. […]

ELI-UNIDROIT Joint Project from Transnational Principles to European Rules of Civil Procedure – Spring Plenary Meeting held in Rome – 9-10 April 2018

 A plenary meeting of the Steering Committee, Co-Reporters and Members of Working Groups and Observers of the ELI-UNIDROIT project on civil procedure took place on 9 and 10 April at UNIDROIT in Rome. The meeting addressed the current working drafts on “Judgements”, “Parties”, and “Lis Pendens and Res Judicata”, as well as the progress of […]

Continued Reform of the European Court of Human Rights Convention System – Better balance, improved Protection – Speech by Mr Guido Raimondi, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Copenhagen, 11 – 13 April 2018

A high-level conference on the reform of the Convention system was held in Copenhagen on 12 and 13 April 2018, at the initiative of the Danish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers. A joint Declaration was adopted at the close of the conference. Speech by the President, Mr Guido Raimondi Copenhagen Declaration  More info

Entry into force of Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights triggered by the French ratification – 12 April 2018 – Procedure to obtain advisory opinions on questions of principle relating to the interpretation or application of the rights and freedoms defined in the Convention, in the context of cases pending before the national courts

France has just ratified Protocol No. 16 to the Convention, thus bringing the instrument into force. Protocol No. 16 will allow the highest courts of the member States of the Council of Europe to request the Court to give advisory opinions on questions of principle relating to the interpretation or application of the rights and […]

Innovating Business Courts: A European Outlook – Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam, 10 July 2018

The Erasmus School of Law of Erasmus University Rotterdam, within the ERC project ‘Building EU Civil Justice’, in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law Luxembourg and the Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution (Utrecht University) will organize on 10 July 2018 a seminar (“Innovating Business Courts: A European Outlook“) on […]

Harmonization of Civil Procedure in Europe: Prospects for an Integration amidst Disintegration? – Inter-University Center Dubrovnik (Croatia) – 28 May – 1 June 2018

13th Public and Private Justice Course and Conference (2018) – Project: Transformation of Civil Justice under the Influence of Global and Regional Integration Processes. Unity and Diversity (6988). Conference co‐sponsored by the Croatian Science Foundation Full programme

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