When in Rome, Do As The Romans Do: The Rome II Regulation Is Now in Effect

5 February 2009
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This client update discusses the “Rome II” Regulation that went into effect on January 11, 2009.  Formally titled “Regulation (EC) No 864/2007 on the Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations,” it applies to all EU member states and establishes conflict of law rules in cases of tort/delict and unjust enrichment that cross member state lines.