Lugano Convention uncertainty poses ‘serious challenges’ for the private client world

Katie Royals, 29/04/2021

The UK’s bid to re-join the Lugano Convention after Brexit may be thwarted by the EU.

Many, including the UK government, hoped that the UK might obtain admission to the Lugano Convention 2007, however it is being reported that the EU is looking to block the UK’s application.

The Lugano Convention determines which countries’ courts have jurisdiction over cross-border civil and commercial disputes. Not being part of it could have serious implications for the private cli...

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