EUROPEAN COMMISSION DEALS BLOW TO UK’S LUGANO CONVENTION HOPES

On 4 May, the Law Society Gazette reported that the UK should not be allowed to join the Lugano Convention, the European Commission has said, in a potentially major blow to judicial cooperation across Europe.  The Convention is an agreement setting out which country’s courts may hear cross-border disputes and which decisions can be enforced.  Losing the Lugano framework means reverting to the national laws of each individual country to decide which court has jurisdiction over a legal issue and whether a judgment will be recognised.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/european-commission-deals-blow-to-uks-lugano-hopes/5108364.article

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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