The EU directive on mediation in civil and commercial matters and the principle of effective judicial protection

Author:Antonio Maria Marzocco - Michele Nino
Position::Michele Nino, Ph.D., Researcher in International Law, Lecturer of International Law of Armed Conflicts, Faculty of Law, University of Salerno (Italy)

The essay concerns the implications of EU Directive 2008/52/EC regarding mediation in civil and commercial matters on the right of effective judicial protection. After having underlined the importance assumed in the European Union by alternative dispute resolution, the essay examines the stages that led European institutions to the adoption of the Directive on mediation in civil and commercial... (see full summary)

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