Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Month: March 2019

Recent developments in European Consumer Law – National supreme courts and their binding (but not really) decisions – CJEU in Dunai (C-118/17)

Overview The CJEU has published its judgment in the Dunai case (C-118/17) last Thursday, in which it continues to specify the terms of declaring unfair foreign currency-denominated loans, following on the Kásler case. The most interesting part of the judgment is actually the last one – on the competence of national supreme courts in setting binding guidelines for lower […]

IBA Annual Litigation Forum: Disruption in Litigation – New Types of Disputes in a New World Order – Ritz Carlton, Berlin, Germany, 8-10 May 2019

A conference presented by the IBA Litigation Committee Topics include: Collective redress The effect of protectionism and other geo-political forces on litigation Litigation game theory Blockchain/cryptocurrency litigation Speaker opportunities If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Chair / Co-chairs in the Litigation Committee with […]

PhD Defence – The Role of Collective Redress Actions to Achieve Full Compensation for Violations of European Union Competition Law – Leiden, 23 April 2019

Supervisor Prof. T.R Ottervanger Attend PhD defences are free; you do not have to register. PhD dissertations PhD dissertations by Leiden PhD students are available digitally after the defence through the Leiden Repository, that offers free access to these PhD dissertations More info

“Problemi attuali su riconoscimento ed esecuzione delle decisioni nella giurisprudenza italiana ed europea” – Course organized by the Higher School of the Judiciary – Court of Cassation, Rome, 6-7-8 March 2019

On 6-7-8 March 2019, a course focusing on the current problems on recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions in the the Italian and European case law will take place at the Court of Cassation in Rome (Aula Giallombardo), organized by the Higher School of the Judiciary. Full program

CJEU’s decision in the case C‑579-17 – BUAK Bauarbeiter-Urlaubs- u. Abfertigungskasse v Gradbenistvo Korana d.o.o. – Scope of Regulation (EU) N. 1215-2012 – Social security – Application for the issue of the certificate certifying that the judgment delivered by the court of origin is enforceable – Judgment relating to a claim for wage supplements regarding annual leave pay that a social security body has against an employer with respect to the posting of workers – 28 February 2019

On 28 February 2019, the CHEU delivered its judgment in the case C‑579-17 (BUAK Bauarbeiter-Urlaubs- u. Abfertigungskasse v Gradbenistvo Korana d.o.o.), whereby it provided its interpretation on Article 1 of Regulation (EU) N. 1215-2012, stating: “Article 1 of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 [….] must be interpreted as meaning that an action for payment of wage […]

First competition decision for FCA

Following a three-and-a-half-year long investigation, the Financial Conduct Authority has issued its first decision under competition law against three asset management companies for IPO price collusion. In a landmark decision at the end of February 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that three asset management companies – Hargreave Hale, Newton Investment Management and River & Mercantile Asset Management (RAMAM)– had breached competition law, […]

Competition litigation at the crossroads – CDR – 4 March 2019

CDR’s Winter Competition Litigation Symposium combined high-profile speakers, informed debate and a progressive outlook on the key areas of contentious competition law, making it a critical, as well as networking, success. The event opened with a keynote address by Kassie Smith QC, a barrister at Monckton Chambers. Smith gave a clear, concise and comprehensive overview of the […]

Training program on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) – Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies – University of Strasbourg – 5/6 and 26/27 April 2019

Next April 2019 will take place in Strasbourg a training program exclusively devoted to the Unified Patent Court (UPC), organized by CEIPI. The program is divided in two modules of two days each (5-6 and 26-27 April) and will allow participants to go through the institutional aspects of the UPC, the rules of procedure and […]

Non-legislative resolution on the implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the EU institutional framework – European Parliament – 12 February 2019

On 12 February 2019, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution on the implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the EU institutional framework. Among other things, including calling on the Commission to take action at EU level to uphold and fulfil the provisions of the Charter, and to ensure that EU law is […]

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