Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Articles & Papers

X.E. Kramer, Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters, in P.J. Kuijper, F. Amtenbrink, D. Curtin, B. De Witte, A. McDonnell & S. Van den Bogaert (Eds.), The Law of the European Union, Alphen aan den Rijn,  forthcoming 2018, p. 721-740

A. Biard, Collective redress in the EU: a rainbow behind the clouds?ERA Forum May 2018, p. 1-16 (full text)

E.M. van Gelder, A.B. Biard, The  Online Resolution Platform after one Year of Operation: A Work in Progress with Promising Potential, Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht & Handelspraktijken 2018(2), p. 77-82 (full text)

X.E. Kramer, E. Themeli & E.M. van Gelder, Digitalization at Full Speed: Innovating Justice in the Netherlands, in M. Weller & M. Wendland (eds.), Digital Single Market: Bausteine eines Rechts in der Digitalen Welt, Tübingen, forthcoming 2018 (draft author copy)

A. Biard, Monitoring Consumer ADR in the EU – a Critical Perspective, European Review of Private Law 2 (2018), p. 171-196 (full text)

A. BiardSale temps pour l’action de groupe…la nécessaire recherche d’outils alternatifs pour résoudre les litiges de masseRevue Lamy Droit Civil 157 2018, p. 21-26 (full text)

X.E. Kramer, E. Themeli, The Party Autonomy Paradigm: European and Global Developments on Choice of Forum, in V. Lazić & S. Stuij, Brussels Ibis Regulation: Changes and Challenges of the Renewed Procedural Scheme, The Hague/Heidelberg, 2017, p. 27-49 (full text)

F. Trémosa, The state of implementation of the EU Succession Regulation’s provisions on its scope, applicable law, freedom of choice, and parallelism between the law and the courts, JURI Commission, European Parliament, November 2017

Providing a cross-border civil judicial cooperation framework – a future partnership paper – Department for Exiting the European Union – 22 August 2017

European Civil Procedure Research Papers –

A. WallermanHarmonization of Civil Procedure: Can the European Union Learn from Swiss Experiences?, in European Review of Private Law, 2016

A. Wallerman, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Europeanisation of Civil Procedure in Sweden, Chapter in in A. Nylund, B. Krans (eds.), European Union and national civil procedure, Intersentia, 2016

Iryna Izarova, Harmonization of Civil Procedure: First Steps of Ukraine to a Genuine European Area of Justice, in Civil Procedure Review, 2016, Vol.7, n.3, 100-118

Nicolaes Tollenaar, The European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Preventive Restructuring Proceedings, in Insolvency Intelligence, Vol. 30 (5), 2016, 65

Thalia KrugerThe Disorderly Infiltration of EU Law in Civil Procedure, in Netherlands Int’l Law Review, Vol. 63, Issue 1, 2016, 1 – 22

Tamas Szabados, New Hungarian Civil Procedure, in 24 European Review of Private Law, Vol. 24, Issue 6, 2016, 1237 – 1243

Emilia Mišćenić, Croatian Case “Franak”: Effective or “Defective” Protection of Consumer Rights? in Harmonius Journal of Legal and Social Studies in South East Europe, Vol. V, 2016, pp. 184–209, available at:

Emilia Mišćenić, Legal Risks in Development of EU Consumer Protection Law, in E. Mišćenić, A. Raccah, (eds), Legal Risks in EU Law: Interdisciplinary Studies on Legal Risk Management and Better Regulation in Europe, Springer, 2016, pp. 135-163 available at:

X.E. Kramer, Access to Justice and Technology: Transforming the Face of Cross-Border Civil Litigation and Adjudication in the EU, in Karim Benyekhlef, Jane Bailey, Jacquie Burkell & Fabien Gélinas (eds.), E-Access to Justice, Ottawa, 2016, p. 351-375 (full text)

E. Themeli, Sculpturing Adjudication as a Public Good: Competition between Jurisdictions as a Modeling Factor, in M. Duchateau, S. Fikkers, L. Lane & E. van Schagen (eds.), Evolution in Dispute Resolution: From Adjudication to ADR, The Hague, 2016, p. 15-34 (full text)

X.E. Kramer, S. Kakiuchi, Relief in Small and Simple Matters in an Age of Austerity, in H. Pekcanitez, N. Bolayir & C. Simil (eds.), XVth International Association of Procedural Law World Congress Istanbul: Oniki Levha Yayıncılık 2016, p. 121-225 (full text)

X.E. Kramer, European Procedures on Debt Collection: Nothing or Noting? Experiences and Future Prospects, in B. Hess & E. Storskrubb (eds.), Oxford, 2016, p. 97-121 (full text)

A. Biard, R. AmaroResolving Mass Claims in France, report for the project Empirical Evidence on Collective Redress in Europe, BACT-RILE Working Papers Series No 2016-5

Adriani Dori, The EU Justice Scoreboard – Judicial Evaluation As A New Governance Tool, in Working Paper Series, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, WP 2, 2015

Rafał MańkoEuropeanisation of Civil Procedure towards Common Minimum Standards?, in European Union, 2015 [text are copyright by the European Parliament]

Rafał Mańko, Developments of European Civil Procedures, in European Parliamentary Research Service, 1.10.2015 [text are copyright by the European Parliament]

Volume 12 (2015) / Issue 5

Stephan Rammeloo, ‘Law Reform on Cross-Border Civil Procedure in Europe: ‘Companies and Firms’ and EU Regulation 1215/2012 (Brussels I Recast)’ (2015) 12 European Company Law, Issue 5, pp. 234–244

J. Lavelle, The future of cross-border litigation in Europe, in Shipping & Trade Law, 2015(3)pp. 1-3.

A. BiardIudex Non Calculat? Judges and the Magnitude of Mass Litigation from a Behavioural Perspective, European Journal of Risk Regulation 6(4) 2015, p. 597-612

J. Hoevenaars, The Preliminary Reference Procedure: Challenge or Opportunity, Recht der Werkelijkheid 3 2015 (Special Issue on Access to Justice), p. 83-97 (full text)

Chancery Modernisation Review and Update on Implementation

Rolf Sturner, Principles Of European Civil Procedure Or A European Model Code?Some Considerations On The Joint Eli–Unidroit Project,  inUnif Law Rev, 2014, 19 (2): 322-328

L. Visscher & A. BiardDutch Mass Litigation from a Legal and Economic Perspective and its Relevance for France, RILE Working Paper Series 2014/02

X.E. KramerThe Structure of Civil Proceedings and Why It Matters: Exploratory Observations on Future ELI-UNIDROIT European Rules of Civil Procedure, Uniform Law Review 2014, p. 218-238 (full text)

Xandra Kramer, Procedure Matters: Construction and Deconstructivism in European Civil Procedure, Erasmus Law Lectures 33 (inaugural lecture Erasmus School of Law 2012), The Hague: Eleven International Publishing 2013 (full text)

X.E. KramerEnforcing Mass Settlements in the European Judicial Area: EU Policy and the Strange Case of Dutch Collective Settlements (WCAM), in C. Hodges & A. Stadler (Eds.), Resolving Mass Disputes: ADR and Settlement of Mass Claims, Cheltenham,  2013, p. 63-90 (full text)

Council of Europe/European Court of Human Rights, Guide on Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 2013

Zampia Vernadaki, Civil Procedure Harmonization In The Eu: Unravelling The Policy Considerations, in Journal of Contemporary European Research, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2013, 297 ff.

X. KramerProcedure Matters: Construction and Deconstructivism in European Civil Procedure, Erasmus Law Lectures 33 (Inaugural Lecture), Eleven International Publishing, 2013

A.Wallerman, The Impact of EU Law on Civil Procedure, in Tidschrijft voor Civiele Rechtspleging, 2013

A.Wallerman, Happily Ever After? Reflections on Individuals’ Access to Justice under Articles 263(4) TFEU and 6 ECHR, in Europarättslig tidskrift, Magazine article 2012

Burkhard Hess, European Civil Procedure and Public International Law, in Ulrich Fastenrath, Rudolf Geiger, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Andreas Paulus, Sabine von Schorlemer, and Christoph Vedder (eds.), From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma, Part VI, The Judicial Function: balancing individual and community interest, Oxford, 2011

C. H. Van Rhee, Evolución de derecho pocesal civil en Europa: cómo el juez activo se convertió en lo normal, in Revista Chilena de Derecho y Ciencia Política, 2011-2, 2, 11

Frédéric Edel, The length of civil and criminal proceedings in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, in Human rights files, No. 16, Council of Europe Publishing Editions du Conseil de l’Europe, 1996 – 2007

Elena Júdová,  Mateja Bela, New types of European civil proceedings in the Slovak Republic

Peter GottwaldThe European Law of Civil Procedure, in Ritsumeikan Law Review, 2005, N. 22, 37 ss. 

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