Friday, 29 May 2009

EU: Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

The Council of the European Union has approved the signing of the Convention on Choice of Court Agreements concluded at The Hague on 30 June 2005 on behalf of the European Community, subject to the conclusion of the Convention at a later date.

This is the content of Council Decision 2009/397/EC of 26 February 2009 on the signing on behalf of the European Community of the Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, just published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) 29.5.2009 L 133/1.



Ireland and the United Kingdom take part in the decision, but Denmark does not.

The text of the Convention, which applies in international cases to exclusive choice of court agreements concluded in civil or commercial matters, is annexed to the Decision.


Ralf Grahn