DIGI-GUARD – Event on EU civil procedure: Service, Evidence and Brussels I bis Regulations (in Dutch, 3 NOvA education points): 30 November 2023

An event will take place on Thursday 30 November 2023 at Maastricht University in the Netherlands concerning the Service, Evidence and Brussels I bis Regulations. More information is available here.

This event is being organised within the framework of the DIGI-GUARD project, which is co-funded by the European Union under the JUST-2021-JCOO program and which stands for Digital communication and safeguarding the parties’ rights: challenges for European civil procedure.

Among the topics to be discussed will be the electronic service of documents under the Service Regulation, the upcoming digitalisation regulation, and many other practicalities relating to the service of documents within the European Union. It will also discuss the Evidence Regulation and the latest case law under the Brussels I bis Regulation. Finally, it will include breakout sessions where practical examples will be discussed and led by practitioners.

Discussions will take place in Dutch. Participation in this event will confer 3 PO NOvA points to Dutch lawyers.

Please click here to register. Attendance is possible both online and in-person. Please find the program below.*

Actualiteiten EU-procesrecht –betekenen en procederen in burgerlijke en handelszaken in de EU

PROGRAMMA donderdag 30 november 2023

Universiteit Maastricht

Kapoenstraat, Maastricht of online


13:00 – 13:30 Ontvangst

13:30 – 13:50 Digitalisering in het EU-procesrecht: een stand van zaken

Pauline van der Grinten, Ministerie van Justitie en Veiligheid, Nederland

13:50 – 14:00 Het DIGI-GUARD project: relevantie voor de rechtspraktijk

Marta Pertegás Sender, Universiteit Maastricht

14:00 – 14:30 De Betekeningsverordening (Vo 2020/1784): een stand van zaken

Wannes Vandenbussche, Universiteit Gent

14:30 – 15:00 De Bewijsverordening (Vo 2020/1783): een stand van zaken

Cedric Vanleenhove, Universiteit Gent

15:00 – 15:30 Recente rechtspraak over de Brussel I bis-verordening (Vo 1215/2012)

Jona Israël, Universiteit Maastricht

15:30 – 16:00 Pauze

16:00 – 16:40 Praktische oefeningen

Rechterlijke bevoegdheid en de erkenning en de tenuitvoerlegging van beslissingen (Brussel I bis) Betekenen in het buitenland
o.l.v.  Jona Israël, Universiteit Maastricht o.l.v. Bartosz Sujecki, Van Diepen Van der Kroef advocaten

16:40 – 17:00 Discussie (plenaire)

17:00 – 18:00 Borrel

Many other activities (mainly in English) are being held as part of the DIGI-GUARD project, click here for more information.

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Commission. Neither the European Union nor the European Commission can be held responsible for them.”


* This event was due to take place earlier on in June 2023 but because of extraordinary circumstances it had to be rescheduled.