Successive Proceedings Over the Same Cause of Action: A Plea for a New Rule on Dismissals for Lack of Jurisdiction

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1. Introductory remarks: the present state of affairs. – 2. The author’s claim whereby the introduction of a rule on the ‘succession’ of claims in respect of the same of cause of action would be a useful addition to the revised Brussels I Regulation. – 3. The problem with the succession of claims: an overview of its terms. – 4. Why the succession of claims should be a concern for the drafters of the revised Regulation. – 5. The essential features of the proposed new rule. – 6. The new provision: its possible wording.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRecasting Brussels I
EditorsF. Pocar, I. Viarengo, F.C. Villata
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Diritto internazionale privato
  • Lis pendens
  • Litispendenza
  • Private international law

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