This innovative Commentary boasts contributions from internationally renowned experts with extensive and diverse backgrounds, providing a comprehensive, critical, article-by-article and thematic analysis of the EU Regulation No 1503/2020 on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business (ECSPR). Chapters analyse Member States’ adaptation of their legal frameworks to the ECSPR, underlying similarities, divergences, additional problematic issues and residual regulatory fragmentation.
Significantly revised and expanded, this important book addresses the key pieces of EU legislation in the field of e-commerce, including on consumer rights, copyright, electronic identification, open internet access, electronic payments, competition law and digital content.
Written by an experienced European Patent Attorney and scholar, this book sets out in detail the framework for protection of pharmaceutical innovation under the SPC Regulation. With a focus on both biotechnological innovation and secondary innovation, and through extensive reference to the case law, Ulla Klinge surveys the court’s evolving interpretation of legal and technical eligibility for this extended term of protection. This book provides clear and pragmatic tools to reflect and guide future practice, while offering key explanations and insights as to why and how technological developments challenge the legal SPC framework.
The public policy exception in private international law is designed to provide a national backstop in the application of foreign laws. This book provides detailed and practical comparative coverage of the use of public policy in the context of private international law across a number of important jurisdictions spanning three continents.
With cross-border successions becoming increasingly common in the context of the European Union, this timely book offers a systematic practical analysis of how cross-border successions should be treated, including examination of which courts may establish jurisdiction over succession disputes and which law governs such disputes. Studying cross-border successions in the context of estate planning and in the opening and liquidation of a succession, it examines the specificities of the European Certificate of Succession, contextualising it within its interface with the national laws and practice of EU Member States.
This comprehensive Commentary provides article-by-article exploration of EU Regulation 655/2014, analysing and outlining in a straightforward manner the steps that lawyers, businesses and banks can take when involved in debt recovery. It offers a detailed discussion of national practice and legislation in order to provide context and a deeper understanding of the complex difficulties surrounding the procedural system created by the European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) Regulation.
Offering a comprehensive commentary on the Brussels I bis Regulation, chapters outline the origins and evolution of each article before delving into their interpretation in view of the case law of the European Court of Justice. Its exhaustive evaluation of the corresponding case law demonstrates key precedents which can be applied to practical problems in the field related to jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions.