English or Austrian law after Brexit?

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Jakob Widner comments on an Supreme Court decision regarding the applicable legal situation after Brexit.

The Austrian Supreme Court recently had to decide whether the Brexit referendum has an impact on the issue of which law is applicable to contractual obligations. Although the Supreme Court correctly came to the conclusion that the Rome I Regulation continues to apply to contractual obligations, it seemingly applied this only to court proceedings instituted before the expiry of the Brexit transition period.

The article by Jakob Widner can now be found on LexisNexis!

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