The Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Recast) - Contributions by Alexander Layton

15-09-2011

The Note examines a number of the provisions in the European Commission’s proposed recast of the Brussels I Regulation, identifies problems and makes recommendations. The principal provisions discussed concern the proposed abolition of exequatur, the operation of the Regulation in the international legal order, choice of court agreements, and the Regulation’s interface with arbitration proceedings.

The Note examines a number of the provisions in the European Commission’s proposed recast of the Brussels I Regulation, identifies problems and makes recommendations. The principal provisions discussed concern the proposed abolition of exequatur, the operation of the Regulation in the international legal order, choice of court agreements, and the Regulation’s interface with arbitration proceedings.