An article from Dentons on 26 July says that Brexit is prompting companies to ask themselves many legal questions. One of them is the fate of jurisdiction clauses. As the UK withdrawal from the EU prevents the application of the Brussels I bis Regulation to your contract after 1 January 2021, does your jurisdiction clause remains effective?  It says that the answer depends on whether or not the Hague Convention applies.  The article provides a breakdown, and infographic, of the test(s) to apply.

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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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