CURIA

Brussels and Lugano Conventions
Regulation 44/2001

- Classification Scheme -



E Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments
E-00 General
E-01 Scope
E-01.01 Civil and commercial matters
E-01.02 Excluded matters
E-01.02.00 Excluded matters - General
E-01.02.01 The status or legal capacity of natural persons, rights in property arising out of a matrimonial relationship and succession
E-01.02.02 Bankruptcy, proceedings relating to the winding-up of insolvent companies or other legal persons, judicial arrangements, compositions and analogous proceedings
E-01.02.03 Social security
E-01.02.04 Arbitration
E-02 Jurisdiction - Basic rule
E-02.00 General
E-02.01 Jurisdiction of the courts of the defendant's domicile
E-03 Exclusion of exorbitant rules on jurisdiction
E-04 Jurisdiction - Defendant not domiciled in a Contracting State
E-05 Special jurisdiction
E-05.00 General
E-05.01 Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract
E-05.01.00 Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract - General
E-05.01.01 Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract - Scope; the term "obligation"
E-05.01.02 Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract - Place of performance
E-05.01.03 Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract - Employment contracts
E-05.02 Jurisdiction in matters relating to maintenance
E-05.03 Jurisdiction in matters relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict
E-05.04 Jurisdiction over a civil claim raised in criminal proceedings
E-05.05 Jurisdiction in disputes arising out of the operations of a branch, agency or other establishment
E-05.06 Jurisdiction in matters of trust
E-05.07 Jurisdiction in matters of remuneration for salvage
E-06 Special jurisdiction in case of related proceedings
E-06.01 Number of defendants
E-06.02 Third party proceedings
E-06.03 Counter-claim
E-06.04 Action in matters relating to a contract and to rights in rem in immovable property
E-06.05 Action concerning the limitation of shipowners' liability
E-07 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - General
E-08 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - Jurisdiction over action against the insurer
E-09 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - Jurisdiction of the courts for the place of the harmful event
E-10 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - Jurisdiction in third-party and direct proceedings brought against the insurer
E-11 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - Action brought by the insurer
E-12 Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance - Prorogation of jurisdiction
E-12.01 Permissibility of agreements conferring jurisdiction
E-12.02 Marine and aviation insurance
E-13 Jurisdiction over consumer contracts
E-13.00 General
E-13.01 Scope
E-13.02 Other party not domiciled in a Contracting State
E-14 Jurisdiction in matters of consumer contracts - Rules of jurisdiction
E-15 Jurisdiction in matters of consumer contracts - Permissibility of agreements conferring jurisdiction
E-16 Exclusive jurisdiction
E-16.00 General
E-16.01 Jurisdiction in proceedings relating to immovable property
E-16.01.00 Jurisdiction in proceedings relating to immovable property - General
E-16.01.01 Short-term tenancy of immovable property
E-16.02 Jurisdiction in proceedings concerning companies or other legal persons or associations
E-16.03 Jurisdiction in matters relating to entries in public registers
E-16.04 Jurisdiction in matters relating to industrial property rights
E-16.05 Jurisdiction in proceedings concerned with the enforcement of judgments
E-17 Prorogation of jurisdiction
E-17.00 General
E-17.01 Agreements of jurisdiction
E-17.01.00 Agreements of jurisdiction - General
E-17.01.01 Agreements of jurisdiction - Scope, content and effects
E-17.01.02 Agreements of jurisdiction - Formal requirements
E-17.02 Jurisdiction agreement in trust instrument
E-17.03 Jurisdiction agreement of no effect if contrary to a mandatory rule on jurisdiction
E-17.04 Jurisdiction agreement for the benefit of only one of the parties
E-17.05 Jurisdiction agreement relating to contract of employment
E-18 Jurisdiction - Entry of appearance by the defendant
E-19 Examination as to jurisdiction and admissibility - Exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of another contracting state
E-20 Examination as to jurisdiction and admissibility - Defendant not entering an appearance
E-21 Lis pendens - Related actions
E-21.00 General
E-21.01 Lis pendens
E-22 Lis pendens and related actions - Related actions
E-23 Declining jurisdiction in case of exclusive jurisdiction
E-24 Provisional, including protective measures
E-25 Recognition and enforcement
E-25.00 General
E-25.01 The term "judgment"
E-26 Recognition
E-26.00 General
E-26.01 Principle of recognition - Application for a declaration of recognition
E-27 Grounds for refusal of recognition
E-27.00 General
E-27.01 Proviso as to public policy
E-27.02 Safeguards for defendants where an appearance is not entered
E-27.03 Judgment irreconcilable with a judment in the State where recognition is sought
E-27.04 Conflicting decision on a preliminary question concerning family law, wills or succession
E-27.05 Judgment irreconcilable with a judgment given in a non-contracting state
E-28 Recognition - Examination as to jurisdiction in particular cases
E-29 Recognition - No review as to substance
E-30 Recognition - Ordinary appeal in the State in which the judgment was given
E-31 Enforcement
E-31.00 General
E-31.01 Order for enforcement
E-32 Application for enforcement - Jurisdiction
E-33 Application for enforcement - Conditions governing the application
E-34 Application for enforcement - Decision
E-35 Application for enforcement - Notice of the decision
E-36 Appeal against an order for enforcement - Time for appealing
E-37 Appeal against an order for enforcement
E-37.00 General
E-37.01 Jurisdiction
E-37.02 Further appeal
E-38 Appeal against an order for enforcement - Stay of proceedings, provision of security
E-39 Appeal against an order for enforcement - Protective measures
E-40 Appeal against refusal of the application for enforcement
E-41 Appeal against refusal of the application for enforcement - Further appeal
E-42 Application for enforcement - Order for partial enforcement
E-43 Application for enforcement - Judgments ordering a periodic payment by way of penalty
E-44 Application for enforcement - Grant of legal aid
E-45 Application for enforcement - Dispensing with provision of security
E-46 Recognition and enforcement - Production of documents
E-46.01 Production of a copy of the foreign judgment
E-46.02 Proof of service in the case of judgments in default
E-47 Enforcement - Production of documents
E-47.01 Proof of service and enforceability
E-47.02 Proof of legal aid
E-48 Recognition and enforcement - Documents - Time for production, equivalent documents, dispensing, translations
E-49 Recognition and enforcement - Dispensing with legalisation of documents
E-50 Enforcement of authentic instruments
E-51 Enforcement of court settlements
E-52 Domicile of a party
E-53 Seat of companies and other legal persons
E-54 Transitional provisions
E-54.00 General
E-54.01 Transitional provisions in maritime matters
E-55 Relationship to other conventions
E-55.00 General
E-55.01 Substitution of other conventions between Contracting States
E-56 Applicability of other conventions between Contracting States
E-57 Conventions in relation to particular matters
E-57.00 General
E-58 Convention between France and Switzerland of 1869
E-59 Conventions concluded with third states
E-60 Territorial scope
E-61 Final clauses
E-70 Protocol to the convention
E-70.01 Special provisions for Luxembourg
E-70.02 Special provisions relating to criminal proceedings and to judgements given in civil matters by criminal courts
E-70.04 Transmission of judicial and extra-judicial documents
E-71 Protocol on the interpretation by the Court of Justice
E-71.00 General 
E-71.01 Jurisdiction of the Court to give rulings on the interpretation of the Convention
E-71.02 Courts which may request preliminary rulings
E-71.03 Obligation and faculty to refer questions requiring a decision
E-71.05 Applicability of the provisions for preliminary rulings under the EC Treaty
E-72 Accession of new Member States to the Convention
E-72.01 Accession Convention of 9 October 1978
E-72.02 Accession Convention of 25 October 1982
E-72.03 Accession Convention of 26 May 1989
E-72.04 Accession Convention of 29 November 1996
E-80 Lugano Convention (Special provisions)
E-80.00 General
E-80.01 Special jurisdiction for employment contracts
E-80.02 Exclusive jurisdiction: short-term tenancy of immovable property
E-80.03 Jurisdiction agreement for employment contracts
E-80.04 Relationship to the Brussels Convention
E-80.05 Violation of jurisdiction rules
E-80.06 Application of a convention in relation to a particular matter
E-80.07 Reservation by Switzerland
E-80.08 Reservation concerning jurisdiction in proceedings relating to immovable property
E-80.09 Uniform interpretation
E-80.10 Accession to the Convention




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