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Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress edited by Fairgrieve, Duncan; Lein, Eva (1st September 2012)

Part II Private International Law and Collective Redress, 9 Parallel Litigation and Cross-Border Collective Actions Under the Brussels I Framework:

Justine N Stefanelli

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: 30 May 2020

Subject(s):
Class actions — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Anti-suit injunctions
9.01 The important role of lis pendens in the Brussels I framework was acknowledged by the drafters of the Brussels and Lugano Conventions with specific provisions on parallel litigation in both instruments.2 The lis pendens articles are aimed at supporting the objectives of the Brussels regime by precluding, as far as possible, the non-recognition of a judgment due to its irreconcilability with an earlier judgment involving the same parties.3 9.02 As national boundaries become increasingly blurred, and people, both natural and legal, live their personal lives and...
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