Regulation 1215/2012/EU on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in civil and commercial matters

Better enforcement of judgements abroad: bye bye exequatur! No change for arbitration

1. PURPOSE and GENESIS

Regulation 44/2001/EC was and remains one of the most successful Regulation of the EU acquis communautaire. The recasting of this Regulation was desirable and the improvements are significant. On 6 December 6 2012, the EU Council approved the recast