European Judicial Law

ldrop2171  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

European Judicial Law
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Alvarez Armas Eduardo (compensates Francq Stéphanie); Francq Stéphanie;
Main themes
In the era of internationalisation of legal sources, one of the core difficulties for practitioners being the identification of the relevant legal source a great deal will be dedicated to the hierarchy of norms among international instruments. The most important legal acts will be presented and their scope of application will be analysed. The course will focus on conflicts of jurisdictions and covers the question of international jurisdiction as well as the recognition of foreign judgments. It will also covers typical procedural issues such as the service of documents, the taking of evidence, the payment order, the European enforcement title etc.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course aims at confronting the students with the basic legal problems of international litigation. It also incentivises students to observe in a critical way current issues raised by international litigations : the role of the judiciary in the era of globalisation, the impact of globalisation on national civil procedure, the relevancy of classical distinction as public law v. private law, etc.
Other information
A general course on private international law is a prerequisite
J.-Y. Carlier, M. Fallon et B. Martin-Bosly, Code de droit international privé, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 5e éd., 2012, 1318 pp.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)

Advanced Master in European Law

Advanced Master in International Law

Master [120] in Law