Community Competence to Conclude the New Lugano Convention
An interesting article discussing Opinion 1/03 where it has been held that "the conclusion of the new Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (…) falls entirely within the sphere of exclusive competence of the European Community" has been published in the German Law Journal Vol. 7 No. 8: Tristan Baumé: Competence of the Community to Conclude the New Lugano Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgements in Civil and Commercial Matters: Opinion 1/03 of 7 February 2006.
The full article can be viewed here.