Civil and commercial matters

Overview of civil and commercial law remit of the EU.

Contractual and non-contractual obligations

Information on how the applicable contractual and non-contractual law is determined in the EU.

Insolvency proceedings

EU activities in the area of cross-border insolvency cases.

Assignment of claims

The European Commission proposes to harmonise conflict of laws rules on the third-party effects of assignment of claims.

Freezing a debtor's bank account

New rules on a European account preservation order procedure (EAPO).