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The lesson is dedicated to “Concept and assessment of habitual residence in Regulations EU 2016/1103 and 2016/1104” and it is part of the e-learning course "Family and Successions Law issues" undertaken under the Project "GoInEuPlus – Integration, migration, transnational relationships. Governing inheritance statutes after the entry into force of EU succession regulations" co-financed by the Justice Programme of the European Union. The project is coordinated by the University of Florence in partnership with the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, the University of Valencia, the Family Law Center University of Coimbra, the French National Centre for Scientific Research, the Italian Foundation of Notaries, the Foundation De Gasperi and the Association of Italian Matrimonial Lawyers - Florence District, Section for the protection of persons, minors and the family.

Please find more information on the Project website: www.goineuplus.eu

The course deals with cases and issues related to the application of the EU Regulation 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103/2016 on Matrimonial Property Regimes and nr.1104/2016 on Partnership Registered, with a specific focus on Migration: (i) marriage laws stemming from other cultural traditions; (ii) alien contractual schemes on Family Property; (iii) discrimination connected to different degrees of recognition of family models; (iv) non-judicial family break-ups; (v) protection of weaker parties in family break-ups; (vi) reconciling European Laws with religious dimensions of family in other cultural tradition; (vii) family law in Eu Succession regulation; (viii) definitions of habitual residence.

Each lesson is divided into teaching units and is available on the present MOOC platform.

Learning Objectives

The course aims at contributing to a uniform application of the EU Regulation nr. 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103 and 1104/2016 on Family Law through the presentation of practical cases.

Outcomes

The expected result is to reach a greater awareness of the contents of the EU Regulation nr. 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103 and 1104/2016 on Family Law and their application: in the Member States, the EU Member States that have not joined them and third countries.

Course Structure

  • Lesson 1 - Assessment of habitual residence
  • Lesson 2 - Difficulties assessing the habitual residence
  • Lesson 3 - The escape clause and habitual residence issues

Teacher

Afonso Patrao