Shadows and Illusions in European Private International Law: Reflections on Reflexive Effect

@inproceedings{Layton2021ShadowsAI,
  title={Shadows and Illusions in European Private International Law: Reflections on Reflexive Effect},
  author={Alexa Layton},
  year={2021}
}
Wolfgang Heusel’s retirement from his leadership of ERA over so many years provides a very welcome opportunity to reflect on one of the most difficult and intractable problems in European private international law. This chapter, which is necessarily written from an English lawyer’s perspective, is dedicated to him in celebration of almost two decades of friendship and respect for his generous spirit of inclusivity and enquiry, and in sadness on the eve of the United Kingdom’s calamitous…