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Part II Private International Law and Collective Redress, 10 The Impact of the Brussels I Enforcement and Recognition Rules on Collective Actions

Duncan Fairgrieve

From: Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress

Edited By: Duncan Fairgrieve, Eva Lein

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 August 2020

Subject(s):
Class settlements — Class actions — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Public policy
10.01 The objective of the Brussels I Regulation1 is to allow for the free movement of judgments within the Member States in civil and commercial matters by inter alia providing for simplification in the recognition and enforcement of those judgments. Whilst the Regulation as a whole has generally been considered to work successfully in attaining these objectives, it has been considered that there are still some remaining obstacles to the free movement of judgments.2 As a result, there is currently an ongoing reform process, and the European Commission has...
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