Brussels I (recast)—background and overview to the changes to CPR provisions [Archived]
Brussels I (recast)—background and overview to the changes to CPR provisions [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Brussels I (recast)—background and overview to the changes to CPR provisions [Archived]
  • Background
  • Areas of importance
  • Other changes
  • Guidance on Brussels I (recast)
  • Amendments to the CPR

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note provides general background and an overview of the amendments to provisions in CPR 6, CPR 74 and Practice Direction 74A required to ensure consistency with the changes to the jurisdiction provisions now found in Brussels I (recast) which applied from 10 January 2015. Detailed information on the changes to the CPR which came into force on 10 January 2015 are set out in Practice Note: CPR changes—January 2015 (Brussels I (recast)) [Archived]. This Practice Note was updated in January 2015 and will not be subject to further update. The links in the Related Documents are to maintained documents and give the up to date position.

Note: Dispute Resolution refers to Brussels I and Brussels I (recast). The provisions within the CPR will refer to the previous Judgments Regulation and the Judgments Regulation respectively.

Background

The CPR Committee made changes to CPR 6, CPR 74 and CPR PD 74A in light of the provisions in Brussels I (recast) which are different to those in the previous form of the regulation, being Brussels I. The amendments re