Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Day: February 28, 2019

EUROPEAN COMMITTEE ON LEGAL CO-OPERATION (CDCJ) Committee of Ministers adopts guidelines on electronic evidence in civil and administrative proceedings

On 30 January 2019, the Committee of Ministers has adopted guidelines to facilitate the use of electronic evidence in court proceedings. These guidelines are the first such international instrument. Their primary purpose is to help the 47 member states adapt the operation of their judicial and other dispute-resolution mechanisms to address issues arising in relation to […]

“Bi-Annual Conference of the Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V.” – Bucerius Law School, Hamburg – 13-16 March 2019

The bi-annual Conference of the Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V. will take place at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg from 13 to 16 March 2019. The scientific topics of the conference will be: The ELI/Unidroit Principles and Rules of Civil Procedure: A Pathway to a European Model Law? Litigation Funding Current Developments: The […]

New Regulations on Matrimonial Property and Property of Registered Partnerships: Commentary – from Conflict of

From Conflict of by THALIA KRUGER on FEBRUARY 23, 2019 The enactment of Regulations 2016/1103 and 2016/1104, implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes and of the property consequences of registered partnerships, represents a significant step forward in the development of a European […]

CEPEJ European Ethical Charter on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in judicial systems and their environment

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) of the Council of Europe has adopted the first European text setting out ethical principles relating to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in judicial systems. The Charter provides a framework of principles that can guide policy makers, legislators and justice professionals when they grapple with the rapid […]

Call for applications for the 10th edition of the Council of Europe Prize “Crystal Scales of Justice” for innovative practices contributing to the efficiency and quality of justice – deadline 31 March 2019

Created in 2005, the “Crystal Scales of Justice” Prize is a competition aimed at discovering and highlighting innovative and efficient practices concerning the functioning of justice, judicial procedures or the organisation of courts. These practices are conducted in European jurisdictions (for example, initiatives devised by a court president, a registry, a Bar). They are drawn […]

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