The most important amendments to the Brussels I Regulation as adopted during the recast negotiations are presented and discussed. The author focuses on four subjects: first, the application of Brussels I to cases where the defendant is domiciled outside the EU; second, the abolition of exequatur; third, the improved efficiency of exclusive choice-of-court agreements; and, fourth, the relationship between litigation and arbitration.
- International jurisdiction
- Recognition and enforcement of judgments
- Exclusive choice of court
- Abolition of exequatur
- Recast of the Brussels I Regulation
- European Union (EU)