Dr Haris P. Meidanis – FCIArb, Meidanis, Seremetakis & Associates Law Firm, Athens, Greece A recent judgment of the Mytilene Court of First Instance raised a very topical issue, related to the acceptance of international jurisdiction by Greek Courts in the case of hotel contracts, nothwistanding the prorogation clause in favour of the court of […]
About Apostolos Anthimos
Attorney at law, Thessaloniki Bar, Greece; Ph.D. in International Civil Litigation (2002); two masters of Laws from the University of Hanover, Germany (1994) and Thessaloniki (1997). Four monographs on Civil Procedure, and Conflict of Laws; various publications on topics related to European & International PIL, Arbitration and Dispute resolution, EU law and Civil Procedure. EJTN and ESDI (Hellenic School of Judges) Instructor; Trainer of Judges, lawyers, and MoJ staff in East & Southeastern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Central & Southeastern Asia; Panelist at the Czech Arbitration Court [.eu ADR] since 2006; editor for PIL, European & International Civil Procedure in the Thessaloniki Bar Review “Armenopoulos”, and Civil Procedure Law Review. Lecturer of Civil Procedure, ADR, and law on Succession at the European University Cyprus (Department of Greek law); Co-editor, www.conflictoflaws.net / www.eapil.org/blog; founding, Board and Steering Committee Member of the European Association of Private International Law; Member of the EU expert group on Modernization of Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters (2018).
Accounts at Academia.edu [https://independent.academia.edu/ApostolosAnthimos]; SSRN [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/ 1735857]; International Civil Litigation in Greece: blog featuring reports on Greek case law [https://icl-in-greece.blogspot.gr].
A Legislative initiative procedure which started nearly a year ago, is coming now to the next level: The European Commission has recently stated its position on the European Parliament non-legislative resolution with recommendations to the Commission on expedited settlement of commercial disputes. The response is featured in a document titled ‘Follow-up to the European Parliament […]
The two volumes of the Luxembourg Reports on European Procedural Law were published early this month. They are the fruits of an evaluation study of national procedural laws and practices in terms of their impact on the free circulation of judgments and on the equivalence and effectiveness of the procedural protection of consumers under EU […]
Dr. Marlene Brosch (Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law) recently published a book on Choice of Law Agreements and Jurisdictional Agreements in EU International Family Law and Succession Law. Here is a brief overview provided by the author: Choice of Law Agreements and […]
I. Introduction It was the 3rd of March 1989, when an announcement was published in the Official Gazette of the Hellenic Republic, stating that the Brussels Convention would finally enter into force on April 1, 1989. Why finally? Because it took the state nearly a decade after the accession to the EC [1.1.1981] to activate […]
Case C-579/17 BUAK Bauarbeiter-Urlaubs- u. Abfertigungskasse v GRADBENIŠTVO KORANA The CJEU published last week a judgment on a request for a preliminary ruling by the Vienna Labour and Social Security Court. The facts of the case are presented under recitals 21-31. The Austrian court referred the following question to the Court: Read more…
Following the signature of Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on March 2, 2017, the Hellenic Republic proceeded yesterday to its ratification. Article 1 of Law 4569/2019 reproduces the English version of the Protocol, coupled with a Greek translation. Articles 2-4 regulate formal issues, such as […]
The recognition of surnames determined abroad by virtue of a judgment or an administrative act has never attracted the attention of academics in Greece. The frequency of appearance concerning reported judgments is also scarce. In practice however, applications are filed regularly, mostly related with non EU-Member States. Until recently, recognition was granted by courts of […]