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European Group of Private International Law’s 2019 Meeting: Minutes and Proposals

The European Group of Private International Law (EGPIL-GEDIP) has published the minutes (in French) of its 2019 Meeting in Katowice.

The topics discussed during the meeting included a proposal for a regulation in divorce matters, a proposal for a regulation concerning the applicable law to in rem rights and choosing a strategy for the codification of the general part of EU private international law.

Some annexes to the minutes are drafted in English, including the proposal for a regulation concerning the applicable law to in rem rights (annexe 2) and a communication on corporate social responsibility (annexe 6). The EGPIL has also published separately a proposal for a regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and recognition of judgments and decrees with regard to divorce and legal separation, with an explanatory memorandum, and a recommendation concerning the need to maintain and develop international cooperation in matters of civil status, in particular by maintaining the conventions of the International Commission on Civil Status (ICCS).

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