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15-05-2014

Justice for growth: cross-border debt recovery and Europe-wide patent protection are now a reality for EU citizens

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European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 15 May 2014 Two important proposals of the European Commission will be signed into law by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union today at 14:00 in Strasburg. The European Account Preservation Order (IP/11/923) and the updated rules for a specialised European patent...
15-04-2014

Justice for Growth: European Parliament paves the way for cross-border debt recovery and Europe-wide patent protection

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European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 Today, the European Parliament voted in plenary to back two initiatives by the European Commission that will cut red tape for companies and contribute to growth in the EU.
02-04-2014

Speech: Quo vadis, European Justice Policy?

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European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Viviane Reding Vice-President, EU Justice Commissioner Speech: Plenary Session of the European Parliament on the Mid-term review of the Stockholm Programme Brussels, 2 April 2014 President, Honourable Members, I would like to thank the rapporteurs Mr Lopez Aguilar, Mr Berlinguer and Mr Casini for their...
12-03-2014

Insolvency: Commission recommends new approach to rescue businesses and give honest entrepreneurs a second chance

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European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 March 2014 The European Commission has today set out a series of common principles for national insolvency procedures for businesses in financial difficulties. The objective is to shift the focus away from liquidation towards encouraging viable businesses to restructure at an early stage so...
17-12-2013

European Parliament committee backs Commission proposal to slash red tape in the Member States

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Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 December 2013 European A key European Parliament committee has today supported proposals by the European Commission to do away with bureaucratic rubber-stamping exercises for citizens and businesses in Europe (IP/13/355).
28-11-2013

Crystal Scales of Justice

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28-11-2013

Prix Balance de Cristal

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29-07-2013

Proposal for a Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in civil and commercial matterspdf(77 kB) Übersetzung für diesen Link wählen 

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29/07/13 - The European Commission adopts the proposal on the amendments to the Brussels I Regulation (recast) aiming at ensuring the coherent application of the Unified Patent Court Agreement and the Regulation.

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19-03-2013

Commission seeks input on improving redress for consumers in cross-border claims

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European Press release Brussels, 19 March 2013 Commission The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on how to improve access to justice for consumers and small businesses in small-scale cross-border disputes.
18-12-2012

Speech - The Common European Sales Law – a useful tool for business

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European Commission Viviane Reding Vice-President of the Commission, European Justice Commissioner Speech - CCBE debate on the proposed Common European Sales Law / Brussels 17 December 2012 Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you very much for inviting me to speak to you today.
12-12-2012

Insolvency: new proposals give businesses a second chance

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Businesses hit by the economic crisis will be thrown a lifeline under a new proposal from the European Commission to modernise Europe’s rules on cross-border business insolvency, helping to give otherwise viable businesses a ‘second chance’.

10-12-2012

Help! My business is collapsing - Euronews Right On Episode

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European insolvency laws are under review

10-12-2012

Who gets what when I die - Euronews Right On Episode

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Succession laws in Europe

10-12-2012

Give me what you owe me! - Euronews Right On Episode

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Debt recovery and Small Claims procedure in Europe

06-12-2012

Ministers adopt Commission’s reform to cut red tape in cross-border court cases

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European Commission Press Release Brussels, 6 December 2012 Businesses and consumers will be able to resolve cross-border legal disputes more easily, thanks to a reform adopted by European justice ministers today. Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU's Justice Commissioner, welcomed the adoption by the Council of the reformed rules to...
20-11-2012

Lithuania is the 15th EU Member State to sign up to enhanced cooperation rules to help international couples

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European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 November 2012 Tomorrow, the European Commission will confirm Lithuania's decision to join the enhanced cooperation procedure allowing international couples to select which country's law would apply to their divorce and legal separation.
20-11-2012

European Parliament backs rules to do away with 27 national rules for recognising judgements in cross-border court cases

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Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 20 November 2012 European The European Commission's proposals to help businesses and consumers resolve cross-border legal disputes more easily received the support of the European Parliament today.
29-10-2012

Regional Court of Antwerp wins the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize

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Regional Court of Antwerp won the the 2012 European Crystal Scales of Justice prize for innovative court practices. The prize was awarded in Vilnius, marking the European Day of Civil Justice, in presence of the Minister of Justice of Lithuania. The jury examined 38 applications from some 18 European States.

11-10-2012

European Parliament committee backs simplifying cross-border court cases for business and consumers

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The EP's Legal Affairs Committee voted to back the reform of rules to determine which national court has jurisdiction in cross-border cases and how court judgements issued in one EU country are recognised and enforced in another.

11-10-2012

European Parliament Committee backs rules to cut red tape for business and consumers in cross-border court cases

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Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 October 2012 European European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU's Justice Commissioner, today welcomed a vote by the European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) to support her proposals to help businesses and consumers resolve cross-border legal disputes more easily.
27-09-2012

Free movement: Commission takes Belgium to Court

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European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 September 2012 The European Commission decided today to refer Belgium to the Court of Justice of the European Union for hindering the right to free movement of children born in Belgium who have one Belgian parent and one parent of another EU Member State...
27-09-2012

Cross-border legal disputes: Commission takes Cyprus and the Netherlands to Court for failing to transpose EU rules

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European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 September 2012 The European Commission is referring Cyprus and the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to notify national measures to implement EU rules easing access to justice in cross-border legal disputes.
30-06-2012

Crystal Scales of Justice

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Call for applications for the European Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for innovative practices contributing to the efficiency and quality of civil justice

30-06-2012

Prix Balance de Cristal

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Appel à candidatures pour le Prix européen « Balance de Cristal » récompensant les pratiques innovantes concourant à l'efficacité et à la qualité de la justice civile

04-04-2012

Information on a call for applications for selection of candidates for Group of Experts on cross-border insolvency

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The Commission hereby invites applications from individuals with a view to establishing a group of experts the Commission with the revision of Council Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings (the "Insolvency Regulation").

19-11-2011

Commission strengthens the justice and fundamental rights dimension of future EU budgets

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European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 November 2011 – People in Europe need to feel at ease when they live, travel, or shop in a Member State other than their own. They should be able to rely on access to justice no matter where they are in the EU.
16-11-2011

Helping international couples. Play video

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There are around 16 million international couples in the EU. The EU is agreeing common rules to simplify their joint property rights, and to let them choose which national law to use in case of divorce.

25-10-2011

European Day of Civil Justice 2011

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On the initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, the European Day of Civil Justice is celebrated every year on 25 October. Judicial institutions of the Member States are invited to actively participate in the celebration of this day, by organising events for a wide public (in particular youth) and judicial professionals. Information is available on the CEPEJ website: www.coe.int/cepej where programmes of the various events will be published.

25-10-2011

Journée européenne de la justice civile 2011

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A l'initiative du Conseil de l'Europe et de la Commission européenne, la Journée européenne de la justice civile se tient chaque année le 25 octobre. Les institutions judiciaires des Etats membres sont invitées à participer activement à la célébration de cette journée, en organisant des manifestations à l'attention du grand public (et notamment de la jeunesse) et des professionnels du droit. Toutes les informations sont disponibles sur le site internet de la CEPEJ: www.coe.int/cepej . Les programmes de ces manifestations seront publiés sur le site internet.

17-10-2011

Clearer patrimonial regimes for international couples: Joint conference of the Commission and CNUE

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Citizens loose time and money figuring out which court is competent and which law applies to their property regime, when they marry or when their marriage or partnership comes to an end because of death or divorce. In Europe, there are around 16 million international couples, and at least 650,000 of them face these questions every year. The European Commission adopted two legislative proposals on 16 March 2011 to bring legal clarity to the property rights for married couples and for registered partnership with an international dimension.

22-07-2011

European Commission takes action to ease access to justice in cross-border legal disputes

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- Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 July 2011 – Settling disputes and disagreements through courts is often costly and time-consuming. Cross-border cases are particularly complex due to different national laws and practical matters like costs or language.
21-06-2011

Children and families to benefit from new EU rules on maintenance payments

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European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2011 - Under new EU-wide rules which apply as of this week, children across the EU will benefit from speedier maintenance payments when families split up. With an estimated 16 million international couples in the EU and 1 million divorces every year,...
08-06-2011

Right of access to a lawyer and communication with a family member: Frequently asked questions

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Brussels, 8 June 2011 How will suspects’ rights be guaranteed by the European Commission’s proposal? The Commission’s proposal sets out European Union-wide minimum standards on the right of access to a lawyer for suspects and accused persons and on the right of people in detention to communicate with a person...
01-06-2011

European Commission welcomes foundation of the European Law Institute

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- Press release European Commission Paris, 1 June 2011 – Viviane Reding, the European Union’s Justice Commissioner, marked the foundation of the European Law Institute as an important contributor to the EU’s wider goal of building a European area of justice.
23-05-2011

Viviane Reding Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner Moving Justice centre-stage Plenary session of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) Lux...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to be taking part in your plenary this morning. I am conscious that I am the first Commissioner with dedicated responsibilities for the Justice portfolio. That brings with it the need to understand the concerns of the legal profession.
06-04-2011

Children in EU to benefit from speedier maintenance payments from abroad

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Brussels, 6 April 2011 The pain of a divorce or separation is all too often made worse by financial and emotional pressure when one parent lives abroad and refuses to provide financial help. With an estimated 16 million international couples in the EU and 30 million EU citizens living in...
16-03-2011

Commission proposes clearer property rights for Europe's 16 million international couples

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Brussels, 16 March 2011 What happens to your house if you get divorced and your spouse is of another nationality? What happens to a joint bank account if the spouse dies? What happens in such cases if you and your spouse have the same nationality, but you have property or...
16-03-2011

Clearer property rights for Europe's 16 million international couples – frequently asked questions

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Brussels, 16 March 2011 What is the problem? With more and more Europeans living in another EU country, the number of international couples (both spouses and registered partners) is on the rise. There are today around 16 million international couples in the European Union.
31-01-2010

The European citizens' initiative

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30-09-2008

The transparency of debtors' assets

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27-01-2004

Hearing on the "Rome I" Green Paper

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