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House of Lords (European Union Committee) Report on Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses?

Article Date: 07-08-2017
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The House of Lords (European Union Committee) published on 20 March 2017 its detailed 17th Report of Session 2016–17. The topic is Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses? The report considers the ramifications of Brexit for the EU’s programme of civil justice cooperati... [Read All]

House of Commons (Justice Committee) report on Implications of Brexit for the justice system

Article Date: 03-07-2017
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The House of Commons (Justice Committee) published on 22 March its report on Implications of Brexit for the justice system (Ninth Report of Session 2016–17). It focus notably on Civil Justice. The report recalls that in “civil justice, EU regulations establish procedures on choice of ju... [Read All]

Commercial agents in third States with the principal in the European Union

Article Date: 24-04-2017
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The Court of justice delivered on 16 February 2017 its judgment in case C 507/15, Agro Foreign Trade & Agency Ltd v Petersime NV, which is about commercial agents in third States and the well-known Council Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986 on the coordination of the laws of the Member Sta... [Read All]

The UK is working towards bringing the Unified Patent Court into operation as soon as possible

Article Date: 20-02-2017
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The UK government confirmed on 28 November 2016 it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement. The aim is to enable British businesses to protect and enforce their patent rights across Europe in a more streamlined way – with a single patent and through a sing... [Read All]

Final report into the structure of Civil Courts in England and Wales

Article Date: 12-12-2016
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Lord Justice Briggs delivered its final report into the structure of Civil Courts in July 2016 (Civil Courts Structure Review: Final Report). The report makes a series of recommendations intended to inform the current programme of wider court modernisation being undertaken by HM Courts and Trib... [Read All]

The UK Supreme Court and cross-border accidents

Article Date: 21-11-2016
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On 3 August 2016, the UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Moreno v The Motor Insurers’ Bureau, [2016] UKSC 52. The facts were the following. On 17 May 2011, Ms Tiffany Moreno, a United Kingdom resident, was on holiday in Greece. Walking along the verge of a road, she was struck fro... [Read All]

Leave the EU = leave the UK?

Article Date: 27-06-2016
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The United Kingdom decided on Thursday 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union, with a clear majority of 52%. The consequences will be felt strongly over the months and years to come, both from within the UK (the current UK Prime Minister David Cameron will quit in three months, with the former Lon... [Read All]

The process for withdrawing from the European Union as seen by the UK Government

Article Date: 11-04-2016
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The UK Government released in February 2016 a paper entitled ‘The process for withdrawing from the European Union’. The forthcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union may turn out to be in favour of a Brexit according to the latest survey (The Observer, 3 Apri... [Read All]

Scotland decides to remain part of the UK

Article Date: 22-09-2014
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In a historical referendum held on September 18, 2014, the Scottish people voted by a majority of 55% against breaking the 300-year old political Union with the rest of Great Britain. Had “YES” votes prevailed, Scotland would have become an independent country and would have separated fr... [Read All]
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