• 1. Introduction
  • 1.1. ‘Judicial cooperation in civil matters’ — building bridges between the judicial systems in the EU
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  • 1.3. Special position of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom
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  • 2. Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement in civil and commercial matters — the Brussels I Regulation
  • 2.1. General Introduction
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  • 3. The European procedures in civil and commercial matters
  • 3.1. Overview
  • 3.2. The European enforcement order for uncontested claims — EEO
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  • 4. Insolvency
  • 4.1. Background
  • 4.2. The European Insolvency Regulation
  • 5. Applicable Law
  • 5.1. Applicable law — the problem
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  • 6. Parental Responsibility and Divorce
  • 6.1. The ‘Brussels IIa’ Regulation
  • 6.2. Applicable Law in Divorce — The ‘Rome III’ Regulation
  • 7. Maintenance Obligations
  • 7.1. Background to the Maintenance Regulation - the Brussels I Regulation and the Hague 2007 Maintenance Convention
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  • 8. Succession
  • 8.1. Background and purposes of the Regulation on Succession
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  • 9. Service of documents
  • 9.1. Background to the Service of documents Regulation
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  • 10. Taking of evidence
  • 10.1. Background to the Taking of Evidence Regulation
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  • 11. Legal Aid
  • 11.1. Background
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  • 12. Mediation
  • 12.1. Settling out of court — alternative methods for resolving civil and commercial disputes in the European Union
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  • 13. Execution of Judgments
  • 13.1. Background
  • 13.2. European Account Preservation Order (EAPO)
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  • 14. Facilitating Judicial Cooperation and Access to Information in practice
  • 14.1. The European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters
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  • List of Instruments referred to in this Guide