Choice of Forum Clauses and the Brussels I Regulation: The Impact of the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Paul Reid Beaumont

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Abstract

Although published in 2013 this chapter was written based on a paper given in November 2009 and reflects the state of the law then. It describes suggested changes to the Brussels I Regulation to enable the EU to adopt the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention. Some of those changes have since been made by the Brussels I Recast of 2012 that comes into force in January 2015. The EU agreed a Decision in December 2014 to adopt the Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention in 2015.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Brussels I Regulation
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges for Croatian Judiciary
EditorsVesna Tomljenovic, Ivana Kunda
Place of PublicationRijeka, Croatia
PublisherFaculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Pages113-134
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9789536597864
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2013

Keywords

  • choice of court agreements
  • lis pendens
  • substantive validity
  • Gasser
  • insurance contracts
  • declarations

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    Beaumont, P. R. (2013). Choice of Forum Clauses and the Brussels I Regulation: The Impact of the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements. In V. Tomljenovic, & I. Kunda (Eds.), The Brussels I Regulation: Challenges for Croatian Judiciary (pp. 113-134). Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Croatia.