Rome II Regulation, clarifications as to its scope of application
January 2012Paris International Litigation Bulletin no. 2
The creation of Rome II Regulation was arduous, its first years of application have not been simple either. The European Court of Justice recently provided useful clarifications regarding its scope of application in time. Furthermore, it is currently debated whether to enlarge the material scope of application of this Regulation to cover the violation of privacy and rights relating to personality.