On 26 January 2018, the European Commission published the second General Report of the study on procedural law undertaken by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. This strand of the study concerned the effect of divergences in national procedural laws on the equivalence and effectiveness of the procedural protection of consumers under EU consumer law. For […]
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].
The first Commentary on the Service Regulation (1393/2007) in Greece has just been published. The volume sheds light on all aspects of cross border service within the EU, approaching the topic both from a domestic and an EU-case law viewpoint. Read more…
The Hellenic Republic is the sole EU Member State which provides for the application of Sharia law in its territory for more than a century. A recent amendment is granting Greek Moslems the right to opt-out, and resort to domestic civil law. At the same time, the new law respects the right to opt-in for […]
By virtue of Article 42 Law 4509/2017, a new provision has been added to the Code of Civil Procedure, bearing the title of the EU Regulation. Article 738 A CCP features 6 paragraphs, which are (partially) fulfilling the duty of the Hellenic Republic under Article 50 EAPO. In brief the provision states the following: Read […]
In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of Greece dismissed a cassation against an appellate decision, confirming the findings of the first instance ruling, which issued a default judgment against an Italian company, following the return of a non-service certificate by an Italian bailiff. The interesting part of the judgment is related to the application of […]
The International Conference “Regulation and Enforcement in the Digital Age” will take place on 16 & 17 November in Nicosia, Cyprus. The conference sessions are the following: Copyright law in the digital era Internet regulation and enforcement Special issues in online data protection Data protection and consumer rights Emerging trends and challenges of e-commerce and […]
The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg (MPI), heading an international consortium, including researchers from the Universities of Florence, Ghent, Heidelberg, Madrid (Complutense), Oxford, Paris (Sorbonne), Rotterdam, Uppsala, Vienna and Warsaw, has undertaken a European Commission-funded Study (JUST/2014/RCON/PR/CIVI/0082) on the laws of national civil procedure of the 28 Member States and the enforcement of European Union law. […]
[The author wishes to thank Justice Hossam Hesham Sadek, Vice President of the Civil and Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation, and reporting judge in the case at hand, for granting access to the Supreme Court’s ruling]. 1. Introduction In a recent ruling (22/05/2017), the Egyptian Court of Cassation tackled with the issue of […]
Prof. Symeon C. Symeonides,Willamette University – College of Law, uploaded recently two articles on SSRN. The Third Conflicts Restatement’s First Draft on Tort Conflicts Abstract This Article discusses the first draft of the proposed Third Conflicts Restatement dealing with tort conflicts. The Draft’s most noteworthy features include: (1) the distinction between conduct-regulating and loss-allocating tort […]
Following the formation of a specialized law drafting committee nearly 4 years ago, the implementation Act on cross border placement of children in accordance with Art. 56 Brussels IIa has been published in the Official State Gazette on June 23, 2017. The ‘Act’ constitutes part of a law, dealing with a number of issues irrelevant […]