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Marburg Group Issues Comments on the Commission’s Proposal on Parenthood

A group of German scholars, consisting of Christine Budzikiewicz (University of Marburg), Konrad Duden (University of Leipzig), Anatol Dutta (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Tobias Helms (University of Marburg) and Claudia Mayer (University of Regensburg), collectively the Marburg Group, reviewed the European Commission’s proposal of 7 December 2022 for a regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition of decisions and acceptance of authentic instruments in matters of parenthood and on the creation of a European Certificate of Parenthood.

The Group, while welcoming the initiative of the Commission issued a paper to suggest some fundamental changes, apart from technical amendments.

The Group’s comment can be found here.