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Part II Jurisdiction, 12 Exclusive Jurisdiction

From: Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements in Europe: The Brussels I Regulation, the Lugano Convention, and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (2nd Edition)

Trevor Hartley

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 March 2024

12.01 The special feature of exclusive jurisdiction is that it has two aspects: it not only confers jurisdiction on the specified court but also deprives all other courts of the jurisdiction they might otherwise have had. It may arise because of the intrinsic importance of the subject matter for the country concerned, or it may be the result of the choice of the parties. The latter is the case with regard to choice-of-court agreements; these will be considered in a later chapter. Here we will consider the situations in which Brussels and Lugano lay down rules of...
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