Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Day: November 28, 2017

Koza Ltd & Anor v Akcil & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1609 – UK Court of Appeal clarifies approach to exclusive jurisdiction provisions (art. 24(2)) of the Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012)) relating to validity of corporate decisions

In the decision rendered in the case Koza Ltd & Anor v Akcil & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1609, the Court of Appeal has held that the English courts had exclusive jurisdiction to hear a claim brought by an English subsidiary company against Turkish domiciled defendants including its parent company. The decision confirms that when […]

European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section) – Scheszták v. Hungary – 21 November 2017 – Violation of Article 6 par. 1 of the Convention – Violation of the adversarial procedure principle

On November 21st 2017, the European Court of Human Rights, in the case of Scheszták v. Hungary (application no. 5769/11) held that there had been a violation of Article 6 § 1 (right to a fair trial) of the European Convention on Human Rights. In 2007 Mr Scheszták, the applicant, filed an action against his former employer, […]

CEPEJ project – Clarifying the new roles of court presidents, chancellors, and legal advisors and legal assistants in Albania

On 14 November 2017, a CEPEJ court coaching project for all 10 pilot courts was launched in Tirana, Albania, to support, at their request, Court Presidents, Chancellors, legal advisors and legal assistants with their concrete understanding of respective roles following the adoption of new laws in this area. The objective of this particular project is […]

3rd Iapl-Mpi Summer School, July 2018 – Privatizing Dispute Resolution and its Limits – Deadline for applications 10 january 2018

The third edition of the International Association of Procedural Law (Iapl) – Max Planck Institute Luxembourg Summer-School will take place in Luxembourg from the 1st to the 4th of July 2018. Up To 20 places will be available for applicants having procedural law and/or dispute resolution mechanisms as their main field of academic interest. Deadline […]

Launch of a Spanish version of the Court’s case-law database HUDOC in the context of the 40th anniversary of Spain’s accession to the Council of Europe

On 23 November 2017, at a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Spain’s accession to the Council of Europe, the Spanish Minister of Justice, Mr. Rafael Catalá Polo, the Jurisconsult of the European Court of Human Rights, Mr. Lawrence Early and the Dean of the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Mr. Alejandro Tiana Ferrer […]

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