• EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 1.1 Resume of Study Aims
  • 1.2 Structure of the Final Report
  • 2. BACKGROUND & KEY ISSUES
  • 2.1 Background and Problem Definition
  • 2.2 Recent Developments and Possible Amendments to Brussels 1
  • 2.3 Impact Assessment Framework
  • 2.4 Overview – Key Issues and Policy Options
  • 2.5 Methodological Approach to the Study
  • 3. ABOLITION OF EXEQUATUR
  • 3.1 Background and Problem Definition
  • 3.2 Analysis of Data on Exequatur Cases
  • 3.3 Review of Policy Options
  • 3.4 Conclusions and Impact Assessment
  • 4. INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER
  • 4.1 Background and Problem Definition
  • 4.2 Feedback from Research on Key Issues
  • 4.3 Review of Policy Options
  • 4.4 Conclusions and Impact Assessment
  • 5. BRUSSELS 1 & ARBITRATION
  • 5.1 Background and Policy Context
  • 5.2 Review of Policy Options
  • 5.3 Feedback from the Survey Work and Consultations
  • 5.4 Conclusions and Impact Assessment
  • 6. CONSUMER CONTRACTS CONCLUDED AT A DISTANCE
  • 6.1 Background – Consumer Contract Concluded at a Distance
  • 6.2 Problem Definition – Consumer Contract Concluded at a Distance
  • 6.3 Perspectives of Consumers and Business
  • 6.4 Brussels 1 and Consumer Contract Concluded at a Distance
  • 7. OVERALL CONCLUSIONS
  • APPENDICES
  • A. List of Interviews
  • B. Detailed Workings –Exequatur Cases & Cost of Proceedings
  • C. EBTP Survey Data
  • D. Resume of Data Availability and Country Fiche
  • E. Key Stakeholder Survey Data
  • Note: Appendices D and E are contained in separate documents