Brussels II bis : successes and suggested improvementsBrussels II bis : successes and suggested improvements
Faculty of Law
Personal Rights and Property Rights
Journal of private international law. - Oxford
12(2016):1, p. 132-168
University of Antwerp
EU Regulation 2201/2003 (Brussels II bis) has been in force for ten years. As we celebrate this birthday, the EU legislator has commenced the review procedure. This article reviews the Regulation critically and suggests improvements. The discussion includes the rules on matrimonial matters and those on parental responsibility. Our suggested improvements take the form of proposed provisions for the legislator.