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Spreading the word: UK government backs expanded European Small Claims Procedure

February 2014 saw the UK government back measures to increase the use of the European Small Claims Procedure (“ESCP”). Introduced by EC Regulation 861/2007, the ESCP provides for cross-border claims with a value of up to €2,000 to be brought by legal and natural persons, with recognition of resulting judgments across member states for ease of enforcement. The ESCP provides standard forms and…