The European Account Preservation Order consists of an interim measure at the EU level. It allows the temporary attachment of debtors’ funds in cross-border civil and commercial claims. The EAPO Regulation states that it does not apply to ‘arbitration’. The meaning of ‘arbitration’ is not a settled question among scholars and national courts. In this article, Dr Carlos Santaló Goris, Lecturer at EIPA Luxembourg explores the underpinning debate surrounding the arbitration exclusion, focusing on the interpretation some national courts have made of it.
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