Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Day: January 10, 2018

Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law: Diplomat Lawyer – Deadline for applications 22 January 2018

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) is seeking a Diplomat Lawyer, with the following qualifications: Outstanding academic record and expertise in private international law (PIL); Excellent knowledge of the ongoing “Judgments Project” of the HCCH; Other areas of (PIL) expertise: civil procedural law, including issues of jurisdiction in civil and commercial […]

Open Justice Conference – organized by (and hosted at) the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg in cooperation with Saarland University – 1 and 2 February 2018

The Open Justice conference intends to contribute to the ongoing discussion about open justice in a constructive manner, by re-examining the traditional ideas of the principle of the public hearing in light of modern day challenges (especially the growing use of information technologies). Over the two days of the Conference, the participants will explore a variety of […]

CJEU Judgment – C-467/17 – Brigitte Schlömp v Landratsamt Schwäbisch Hall – 20 December 2017 – Lugano II Convention – Art. 62 – notion of ‘court’ – any authorities designated by a State bound by the Convention as having jurisdiction in the matters falling within its scope – an authority is classified as a court based on the functions its carries out rather than on its formal classification under national law – Swiss conciliation authorities may be classified as ‘courts’ for the purposes of the Convention

On 20 December 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment in the case C-467/17 between Brigitte Schlömp v Landratsamt Schwäbisch Hall, stating that, an situations in which it is mandatory to have recourse to conciliation proceedings, a Swiss conciliation authority responsible for dealing with civil actions constitutes a court for […]

European Court of Human Rights (Third Section) – Judgment 19 December 2017 – Sashchenko v. Russia – lack of specific amounts in the text of the judgment shall not be considered per se as an obstacle to enforcement – unreasonably long delay in the enforcement of a binding judgment may breach Article 6 – most appropriate form of redress in respect of the violations found would be to put the applicants as far as possible in the position they would have been if the Convention requirements had not been disregarded – Article 41

On 19 December 2017 the ECtHR (Third Section) issued a decision in the case of Sashchenko v. Russia on application n. 50877/06. Facts of the case: the applicant tried to enforce final domestic judgment against the State On 25 October 2002 the Military Court of the Vladikavkaz Garrison (“the Military Court”) ordered, inter alia, the head […]

Surveys on the functioning of Brussels I – Erasmus School of University Rotterdam, Asser Institute and Leibniz Institute

by Xandra Kramer Researchers from the Netherlands (Erasmus School of University Rotterdam, Asser Institute and Leibniz Institute) are conducting a project on Brussels I-bis, financed by an action grant of the European Commission. We are curious to know how the new rules of the Brussels Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of civil […]

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