Monthly Archives: April 2011

UK opts in to the negotiations on the Brussels I regulation

The United Kingdom Government has opted in to the European Commission's proposal to revise the Brussels I Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. The proposal would repeal and replace the current … Continue reading

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Finality versus reviewability

There is not much connection with European private law (see however, unconvincingly, below) but I do not want the lecture by Chris Himsworth on “Public Law Adjudication: Some Uncomfortable Thoughts” on 7 April and the seminar on Public Law Adjudication … Continue reading

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Promises and contract law

Recent developments in European contract law were prominent in the discussion at the seminar on Promises and Contract Law which was held in Edinburgh on 21st March. Martin Hogg opened the seminar by giving an outline of his projected book on … Continue reading

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