Proposals for a Regulation on Conflicts Rules in Succession

In October 2009, the European Commission adopted a muchanticipated proposal for a regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and authentic instruments in matters of succession, and the creation of a European Certificate of Succession (Procedure reference COD(2009)0157. The UK and Ireland have not opted in. At the end of April, the German MEP who is the rapporteur on the file for the Legal Affairs Committee produced his draft report.