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Online event on 11 and 12 August: Perspectives and Challenges of the New Borderless Law Practice.

The Brazilian Association of Internationalist Lawyers (ABRINTER) will hold on August 11 and 12 its 1st Cycle of Lectures with the theme “Perspectives and Challenges of the New Borderless Law Practice” (in Portuguese).   The event brings 27 lectures on various topics involving law and international private law practice, and celebrates the cooperation protocols signed […]

RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS AWARDING DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF A CHOICE-OF- COURT AGREEMENT: A QUASI ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTION? – The Supreme Court of Greece refers question to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling.

This post was contributed by Eirini Tsikrika, Master 2 Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Ph.D candidate at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens    On the 25th of June the Supreme Court of Greece has rendered a provisional judgment to request preliminary ruling of the CJEU on the question of compatibility of the right to damages […]

Call for papers – The European Legal Forum

Since 2000, the European Legal Forum informs about developments in various areas of the European ius commune. Special emphasis is placed on private international law, European and international civil procedure, family law and successions. The EuLF is directed at an international readership and provides researchers and legal practitioners with in-depth information on current developments in […]

Series of seminars on Multilevel, Multiparty and Multisector Cross-Border Litigation in Europe – Jean Monnet Module – Università degli Studi – Milan

From March 3 to May 13, 2021, the University of Milan will host a series of webinars dealing with cross-border civil and commercial litigation in Europe, as part of the three-year project funded by the European Union and named “Jean Monnet Module on Multilevel, Multiparty and Multisector Cross-Border Litigation in Europe“. The cycle of seminars will be […]

Milan Investment Arbitration Week: 15-20 February 2021

From 15 to 20 February 2021, Università degli Studi di Milano and the European Court of Arbitration, in cooperation with the Law Firms BonelliErede and DLA Piper Italy, organize the first edition of the “Milan Investment Arbitration Week” (MIAW), a series of different events (conferences, round-table debates, legal competitions), held in streaming and related to international investment law […]

New York Convention applies to the recognition and enforcement of Basketball Arbitral Tribunal awards

It has been widely supported in legal scholarship that arbitral awards issued by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal may be recognized and declared enforceable by virtue of the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. A recent judgment rendered by the Thessaloniki Court of first Instance examined a pertinent application, […]

No reciprocity for Swiss and German judgments in Jordan

Two recent rulings of the Supreme Court of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan refused recognition and enforcement of  German and Swiss judgments on maintenance on grounds of no reciprocity. I. First case: No reciprocity with Germany The facts The applicant was the wife of the respondent, both Jordanian nationals. She filed several applications before German […]