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EJN in civil and commercial matters

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The European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters (EJN-civil) is a flexible, non-bureaucratic network which brings together national judicial authorities. It aims at simplifying and strengthening judicial cooperation between Member States. In operation since 2002, the EJN-civil improves the practical application and implementation of EU civil justice instruments.


European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters

The EJN-civil facilitates relations between national judicial authorities which results in providing help for people involved in civil and commercial judicial proceedings with a cross-border dimension (relating to more than one Member State).

The EJN-civil also provides citizens with a wide range of information on European, national, and international law in civil and commercial law through the specific content pages, i.e.:

Since its inception, the EJN-civil has been an important instrument for providing support for the implementation of EU civil justice instruments in daily legal practice.

Please visit the following subpages to find more information about the Network:


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Last update: 27/01/2014