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Achmea—the final instalment?

Published on: 20 February 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Achmea—the final instalment?
  • What was the background to the judgment?
  • What did the BGH decide?
  • What are the implications of the judgment and the 15 January 2019 declarations?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Following the 15 January 2019 declarations issued by (some) EU Member States on the legal consequences of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) decision in Slovakia v Achmea (Achmea), Hendrik Puschmann, partner of Farrer & Co, and Professor Andreas Geroldinger of Johannes Kepler University Linz reflect on the judgment of the German Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof or BGH) dated 31 October 2018 which, finally and unsurprisingly, set aside the Achmea award. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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