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May 31, 2017, 10:21 AM
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Anatol Dutta, Professor of Private Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich Keywords: Brexit, international family law, EU law, Brussels IIbis Regulation, Maintenance Regulation, Hague Conventions
The following contribution sketches the implications of the United Kingdom’s exiting of the European Union for international family law from a continental perspective. Although the current European regime of the Brussel IIbis Regulation and the Maintenance Regulation might be replaced, at least in part, by international conventions, there will be changes and uncertainties in cross-border family law cases. The article also points to some legal and political hurdles for future cooperation between the UK and the EU and mourns the loss of the UK perspective in European private international law, in general, and international family law, in particular.