- is the first ever English language article-by-article commentary on this very important piece of European legislation,
- combines in-depth analysis with a genuine and truly European perspective, authored by top experts from all over Europe, and
- provides for necessary guidance, as the European Court of Justice will not be passing guiding judgments in the foreseeable future.
This commentary will serve the need of an ever rising number of practitioners concerned with European divorce, custody, or child abduction cases, and it will certainly stir academic discussion all over Europe.The Brussels IIbis Regulation is the magna charta of cross-border divorce and cross-border lawsuits concerning parental responsibility in Europe. It has substantially changed the nature of lawyers' advice to clients in such cases.
The Brussels I Regulation is by far the most prominent cornerstone of the European law of international civil procedure. Its imminence could be easily ascertained by every practitioner even remotely concerned with cross-border work in Europe. However arcane private international law in general might appear to practitioners – the Brussels I Regulation is a well-known and renowned instrument.
A true first:
- The first truly European commentary on the Brussels I Regulation, the fundamental Act for jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement throughout Europe
- The first commentary on the Brussels I Regulation written by a team from all over Europe
- The first article-by-article commentary on the Brussels I Regulation in English