A common interest in common law

Losing UK court judgement recognition in EU would not dim enthusiasm for English law contracts

Brexit negotiators have expressed frustration at the slow pace of progress, but both sides agree on the need to avoid legal uncertainty.

The UK and the other 27 European Union countries have issued position papers expressing a desire to maintain mutual recognition and enforcement of court judgements after Brexit. At the moment, this is guaranteed under the Brussels 1 Regulation for EU countries, plus the Lugano Convention which extends the arrangement to Switzerland, Norway and Iceland.

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