Small Claims Procedure and Covid-19.


Posted on Lug 2, 2020 in News

Can the small claims procedure be a helping tool to react to some problems arising from the Covid-19? Yes, of course! Let’s think about the non-refund of money paid for a service that cannot be performed, in particular for a travel that we could not realize considering warnings or restrictions at borders. On 13 May the Commission adopted a recommendation on this issue. In the Recommendation on vouchers offered to passengers and...

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On 26 May 2020, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) held an online seminar on ‘Implementation of the European Small Claims Procedure (ESCP) in Belgium: Opportunities and Challenges’. This online event was organised and hosted by Dr. Marco Giacalone, Prof. Gina Gioia, PhD candidate Sajedeh Salehi and Prof. Paul De Hert, as part of a series of activities for the Small Claims Analysis Net (SCAN) project. The main objective of this...

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On the 19 February 2020, the Dissemination Workshop “European Small Claims Procedure – European procedure for the resolution of cross-border small claims”; took place as part of the European project SCAN – Small Claims Analysis Net -. The event was promoted by the Department of Enterprise and Management of the LUISS University of Rome within the European project SCAN – Small Claims Analysis Net –...

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On 7 May 2020 the webinar “European Small Claims Procedure: the Italian experience” took place within the European project SCAN – Small Claims Analysis Net. The event, sponsored by the LUISS University of Rome and organized by PhDs Irene Abignente and Rita Tuccillo, aimed at promoting and disseminating the European Small Claims Procedure (ESCP), so that it becomes a valid and effective resolution tool for legal...

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On May 20th, a webinar about EU Small Claims Procedure was organised at VU Faculty of Law within the frame of SCAN (Small Claims Analysis Net) project. Event was moderated by Assoc. Professor Rimantas Simaitis. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vigita Vėbraitė presented the main aims and rules of the EU Regulation  No 861/2007. Researcher Milda Markevičiūtė gave overview of the SCAN project and its main findings. Judge of Vilnius district court Igoris...

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