Civil Procedure and EU law: a policy area uncovered
Title: Civil Procedure and EU law: a policy area uncovered
Author: STORSKRUBB, Eva
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Citation: Oxford, New York, Oxford University Press, 2008
This book examines a burgeoning policy area of the EU - the regulation of cross border civil and commercial litigation. The book analyses the EU's specific legislative measures regulating civil procedure and assesses their impact on litigation, particularly due process rights. The policy is then placed in the broader contexts of European integration and the international codification of civil procedure.
Table of Contents:
Introduction; I. Setting the Scene - Background Developments; 2. Introduction; 3. The Doctrine of the ECJ - National Procedural Autonomy v Harmonization; 4. Substantive Regulation - Ad hoc Creation of European Procedural Rules; 5. Rome, Maastricht, Amsterdam and Nice - The Evolution of a Legal Basis; 6. The Broader Context; 7. Conclusion; II. Current Regulation and Initiatives - Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters; 8. Political Impetus; 9. Institutional and Structural Characteristics; 10. Categories of Measures; 11. Transnational Litigation; 12. Further Measures; 13. General Structures; III. The Legitimacy of a Policy Area & Rethinking the Procedural Landscape; 14. Brave New World; 15. The Inside Perspective - "How" and "Why" Regulate?; 16. Looking Outward - Interaction with Procedural and International Development; 17. The Way Forward; 18. Conclusion
Initial version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/6367
Version: Published version of EUI PhD thesis, 2006
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