“Dieselgate” before the European Court of Justice (Michael McParland QC writes for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog)

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“Dieselgate” before the European Court of Justice (Michael McParland QC writes for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog)


In Verein für Konsumenteninformation (VKI) v Volkswagen AG, the European Court of Justice determined whether the special jurisdiction provisions of article 7(2) of the Brussels I (Recast) Regulation (1215/2012) should be interpreted in a… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

“Dieselgate” VW’s before the CJEU: No smoke without special tort jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation?


The important recent decision in Verein für Konsumenteninformation (“VKI”) v Volkswagen AG (C-343/19) (9 July 2020) (see here) involved an action brought in Austria by an Austrian consumer organisation (VKI)… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

UK/EU tax and customs negotiations: where are we now?


The UK draft agreement with the EU envisages a free trade agreement and some additional agreements. The EU draft agreement contains broader provisions establishing a new partnership. The EU provisions… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Date

The EU Response to Covid-19: the New Temporary Framework of State Aid Control


Read Andrea Biondi’s blog post for EU Law Enforcement on the ‘EU Response to Covid-19’ here.

CategoryNews, Articles Author Andrea Biondi Date

Contemporary Issues in Transatlantic Relations


Timothy Lyons QC will be speaking at City Law School on Contemporary Issues in Transatlantic Relations. The webinar will cover a range of topical issues, with Timothy Lyons QC exploring… Read more »

CategorySeminars Archive Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Date

The Department for International Trade consultation on the UK’s proposed Global Tariff


The Department for International Trade is now consulting on the UK’s proposed Global Tariff. It is vital that businesses in all sectors and of all sizes respond and ensure, so… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Date

High Court refers case on an Irish bankrupt’s claim to his personal pension scheme to Luxembourg


Nugee J has ordered a preliminary reference to the Court of Justice of the EU in a dispute over a bankrupt’s claim to his personal pension scheme which has not… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Deok Joo Rhee QC Date

Success at the Supreme Court: The appeal of the appellant, represented by Zane Malik, involving Zambrano/Chavez-Vilchez principle is allowed


The Supreme Court allows the appeal of Mr Adil Shah from the Court of Appeal’s decision in Shah and Patel v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 2028… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Zane Malik Date

Off to Luxembourg again: Anti-Suit Injunctions and a “Right to be Sued” in your own domicile (Part Deux)


I have written previously about the 23 July 2019 decision of Lavender J. in Gray v Hurley [2019] EWHC 1972 (QB), in which the English court was asked by an… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

VAT in the UK after Brexit – Timothy Lyons QC (Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht (TFR))


Timothy Lyons QC’s article ‘VAT in the UK after Brexit’ has been published in Belgian journal Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht. Please click here to view the article (please note that… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Date

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