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Judicial Cooperation of the EU in Civil Matters in Its Relations with Non-EU States—A Blind Spot?

  • Matthias WellerEmail author
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Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 70)

Abstract

Mutual trust is the bedrock of the EU’s internal policy regarding judicial cooperation. When it comes to cooperation with third States, however, there seems to be a blind spot. Indeed, despite the increasing importance of foreign trade, most—if not all—FTAs concluded by the EU remain silent on judicial cooperation. Such a result is unfortunate, since the combination of trade agreements and judicial cooperation measures would certainly foster foreign trade. Therefore, this contribution discusses possible options, including grounds of competency of the EU, that could improve the current situation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of BonnBonnGermany

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