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Second Seminar on the Boundaries of European PIL

Boundaries of European Private International Law Seminar n° 2 – Louvain la Neuve: What are the Boundaries between Internal Market and European PIL and among PIL Instruments? 5/6 June 2014 Coordination : Jean-Sylvestre Bergé (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3), Stéphanie Francq (Université catholique de Louvain) et Miguel Gardenes Santiago (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) A demonstration of […]

Polish Decisions on Submission to Jurisdiction

by Michal Kocur and Jan Kieszczynski of Wozniak Kocur, a Polish litigation boutique law firm. The Appellate Court in Lublin, Poland passed two separate decisions that stand by the principle that a challenge to international jurisdiction must be clear, substantiated and made right away in the defendant’s first appearance before the court. In decisions taken on 26 March 2013 (file no. I ACz 151/13) and on 8 October 2013 (file no. I ACz746/13), the court found that raising a defense of lack of jurisdiction based on an […]