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Part III Jurisdiction, Foreign Judgments and Awards, Ch.11 Jurisdiction Under the Brussels/Lugano System

J J Fawcett LLB, PhD, Solicitor, J M Carruthers LLB (Hons), Dip LP, PhD, Solicitor
Edited By: Sir Peter North CBE, QC, MA, DCL, FBA

From: Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law (14th Edition)

James J Fawcett, Janeen M Carruthers
Edited By: Sir Peter North (Consultant Editor)

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Jurisdiction under the Brussels-Lugano Regime — Jurisdiction in insurance contracts — Jurisdiction over consumer contracts — Jurisdiction over contracts of employment — Lis alibi pendens (pending proceedings) — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Jurisdiction under the Lugano Convention
In this chapter, jurisdiction under the Brussels/Lugano system (ie the Brussels I Regulation, the EC/Denmark Agreement, the Brussels Convention and the Lugano Convention) and under the Modified Regulation will be considered. The Brussels I Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters)1 came into force on 1 March 2002.2 It directly applies in all the EC Member States,3 with the exception of Denmark.4 However, under the EC/Denmark Agreement5 the...
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