Hague Convention

  • Germany’s Position on Pre-trial Discovery Softens!

    … known as the Hague Evidence Convention. The bill that would remove Germany’s reservation pursuant to Article 23 of the Convention* has been introduced into Parliament. It passed the Upper Chamber (Bundesrat) late last year without any objections. What will change? The following provision is to be introduced into the German Act…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 66 Leser -


  • Happy New Year!

    … arbitration clauses stipulating a non-existing arbitral institution (no. 10). Two of the top litigation posts also fall into the classic category – covering Germany’s position on discovery of documents under the Hague Evidence Convention (no. 5) and Germany’s class action, namely its collective action procedure for securities claims, KapMuG (no. 7…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 27 Leser -
  • Hague Service Convention: Austria and Malta to Join

    … The Council of the European Union is expected to adopt a decision authorising Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of November 15, 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. The Hague Service Convention is already in force for all Member States…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 62 Leser -
  • European Union: Progress on the Choice of Court Convention

    … The headline of Friday’s press release was a bit too much, for my taste: “Choice of Court Convention: EU businesses receive a major boost for international trade”, the EU Commission claimed. EU Justice Commissioner Martine Reicherts hailed the Court Convention as “a great example of how justice policy serves to boost economic growth and job…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 21 Leser -


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