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Free Training Seminar - Practical Experience with the ECS – Hybrid format, 2 June 2023

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On 2 June (9:30- 14:30), the Austrian Chamber of Civil Law Notaries is organising a training seminar on the European Certificate of Succession (ECS) within the framework of the European Notarial Network. The event will be an excellent opportunity to take stock of the experience gained with the EU-wide use of the ECS and to develop the professional exchange on this important topic with notaries from all over Europe.

Interpretation will be provided in German and English. Registration closes on 23 May.


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Conference on the application of Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 – Brussels, 23 March 2023

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On 23 March afternoon, the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE) will hold the closing conference of the “MAPE Successions” project. This project was co-financed by the European Union and aimed to assess the application of Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 on international successions by notaries.

During the two-year long project, more than 2,100 notaries contributed and shared their experiences on a wide range of topics covered by the Regulation. All these data were analysed and discussed by a team of academics and notaries, who will present their conclusions and recommendations at the conference on 23 March in Brussels.

The conference will be organised in a hybrid format (in person or via streaming) and interpretation will be provided in French and English.

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New handbook on the Ukrainian crisis - Practical issues for the notaries of Europe

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The Handbook Ukraine Crisis – Practical Issues for the Notaries of Europe was prepared by the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE) in consultation with the Ukrainian Chamber of Notaries and with the support of the European Commission.

Conceived as a reference tool, the Handbook provides a brief introduction to Ukrainian family, inheritance and real estate law, describes the situation of vulnerable persons, and establishes the basics of company law. Temporary legislative provisions affecting the areas of competence of notaries, information on existing registers and a table with the instruments of Ukrainian law and their condition of validity were also provided.

The main purpose of this Handbook is to get acquainted with the main features of Ukrainian national legislation in the above-mentioned areas and their impact on notarial activity. It is designed to assist EU legal professionals in performing their functions and to assist in the resolution of issues arising during the provision of legal services to displaced persons in the countries of their temporary stay.

The handbook will soon be available in 19 languages.
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