Top EU Court Asked If Judgment Rules Apply To BNP Case

Law360, London (December 5, 2017, 6:44 PM GMT) -- The European Union’s top court has been asked whether EU rules governing the recognition of court judgments in member states across the bloc should apply to a bankruptcy dispute involving the Belgian subsidiary of BNP Paribas.

The Supreme Court of the Netherlands has asked the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling on whether a claim for damages against a third party can be covered by an exception in EU law on the recognition of judgments across member states.

At issue will be the interpretation...
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