Tuesday, 7 April 2009

EU: Judgments in civil and commercial matters

This post is aimed at lawyers interested in the enforcement of European judgments.


Commission Regulation (EC) No 280/2009 of 6 April 2009 amending Annexes I, II, III and IV to Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) 7.4.2009 L 93/13.

As from tomorrow the lists in Annexes I to IV concerning these cross-border cases are being replaced by new consolidated versions. The contents of the Annexes at a glance:

Annex I Rules of jurisdiction referred to in Article 3(2) and Article 4(2)

Annex II on the courts or competent authorities to which the application referred to in Article 39 may be submitted

Annex III on the courts with which appeals referred to in Article 43(2) may be lodged

Annex IV on the appeals which may be lodged pursuant to Article 44



Ralf Grahn