27th June 2012
This event will be followed by a book launch and wine reception for "The Brussels I Review Proposal Uncovered," edited by Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
The Brussels I Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters is one of the key instruments of European Private International Law. It is currently undergoing a review process.
Various changes have been suggested by the European Commission in the Review Proposal, some of them have been subsequently amended in the legislative process. This event focuses on the latest news from Brussels on the text of the recast.
In addition, the event will highlight and debate several important recent Brussels I decisions.
Robert Bray, European Parliament
Professor Jonathan Harris, Serle Court; King's College London
Professor Andrew Dickinson, University of Sydney; Clifford Chance, London
Professor Marta Requejo, University of Santiago de Compostela
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