The Rome III Regulation

A Commentary on the Law Applicable to Divorce and Legal Separation

Elgar Commentaries in Private International Law series

Edited by Sabine Corneloup, Professor, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France

This comprehensive Commentary provides an in-depth, article-by-article analysis of the Rome III Regulation, the uniform rules adopted by the EU to determine the law applicable to cross-border divorce and legal separation. Written by a team of renowned experts, private international law scholars and practitioners alike will find this Commentary an incisive and useful point of reference.

‘This book makes a significant contribution to the literature on an important, complex and sensitive topic. It is comprehensive, meticulous and well written. It explains how the Rome III Regulation will, or should, operate in practice but, most importantly, it thoughtfully addresses the many questions that the Regulation leaves unanswered.’
– Symeon Symeonides, Willamette University, US

‘As about 13% of divorces in Europe have links with more than one country, the Rome III Regulation covers a significant need in EU law. However, lawyers and judges, particularly, must still spend their time solving problems such as how to avoid forum shopping, and clarifying the relationship with other instruments on related matters such as maintenance obligations. This Commentary, coordinated by Sabine Corneloup with the participation of outstanding specialists, provides an essential tool to help in this difficult task.’
– Alegría Borrás, University of Barcelona, Spain

2020 264 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 577 3 £157.50 £115.00 $157.50 $175.00

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