Application of Brussels I-bis

Database of case-law

This database is part of a research project which assesses the application of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 (Brussels I recast or Brussels I-bis), which became applicable on 10 January 2015, on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (recast) by the national legal orders. This project is funded by the European Commission, DG Justice, information can be found here.

The main function of the database is to identify court decisions from the EU Member States that apply provisions of the aforementioned Regulation and are publicly accessible. The database provides links to the texts of the applicable judgments in their original language as available from a public source, in addition to references to court decisions not available from a public source.

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