Rotterdam, 21st November 2019
The last workshop of the European Land Registry Network took place in Rotterdam on Thursday 21st November.
Contact Points from 23 EU countries participated actively in the discussions and, thanks to the cooperation between the ELRN and the European Judicial Network (EJN), ELRA had the honor to welcome judges from Italy and Spain.
Moderated by Jacques Vos, Contact Point from the Dutch Kadaster, organization host of the event, among other issues, the ELRN Contact Points and Judges discussed about the Proposal for a Regulation on law applicable to the third-party effects of assignments of claims, topic presented by Gabriel Alonso, Spanish land registrar.
In addition, Francisco J. Martín Mazuelos, Judge and Member of the EJN, presented the Judgment of the Court of Justice of 1 March 2018 (Case C-558/16).
Contact Points deepened in two new topics of study: the comparative judicial measures with parallel effects in the LR regarding immovable assets, introduced by Jorge López, Spanish CP, and the Civil liability on the Real Property Register, by Marius Mackevičius, CP from Lithuania.
The afternoon session was moderated by Luisa Clode, ELRA Secretary General and ELRN Coordinator.
David Fridh, Member of the ELRA Board, presented the conclusions derived from the questionnaire on article 28: registering rights derived from acts between a married person and a third party, previously answered by the ELRN Contact Points.
The workshop ended with the presentation of future ELRN working procedures to improve the contact between the Contact points and the information offered to the public.
Brussels, 20th September 2019
The last seminar of the European Land Registry Network was held in Brussels on Friday 20th September with the participation of the Contact Points from 16 EU countries.
Thanks to the cooperation of the ELRN with the EJN, ELRA had the honor to welcome judges from Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain.
Moderated by Luisa Clode, ELRA Secretary General, the ELRN Contact Points and Judges discussed about the follow-up on article 28; registering rights derived from acts between a married person and a third party, topic presented by David Fridh, Member of the ELRA Board.
Fernando de la Puente, ELRA President, presented the impact of the European Certificate of Succession on the Land Registries, and Paula Pott, Judge from Portugal, the judicial and non-judicial functions within the meaning of the EU Succession Regulation.
The Regulation (EU) 2016/1191 on promoting the free movement of citizens by simplifying the requirements for presenting certain public documents in the EU was presented from two different approaches: Marta Rekawek, presented it from the Land Registry perspective, and Judge Peter Trzeciakowski, from a judicial vision.
Finally, Gabriel Alonso, Spanish Land Registrar, presented the Proposal for a Regulation on law applicable to the third-party effects of assignments of claims, whose preliminary questionnaire the ELRN Contact points had already answered.
Brussels, 29th November 2018
The last seminar of the Network in 2018 was held in Brussels last Thursday 29 November with the participation of the all Contact Points of the Network and a new member, the Registry Agency of the Ministry of Justice of Bulgaria represented by Teodora Georgieva.
Special mention for the presence of Katerina Entcheva from DG Justice of the European Commission and her participation in the panel concerning the Regulation on matrimonial property regimen.
Thanks to the cooperation of the ELRN with the EJN, we had the participation of judges from Portugal, Spain and Italy who qualified some aspects related to the practice of recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in the light of the Brussels I Regulation.
At the afternoon session, two speakers presented the property as a fundamental right from two different perspectives: the European Court of Justice and the modern constitutionalism and we closed the Workshop with one of the demanding topics nowadays: Land Registry and new Technologies
Land Registry, Human Rights and the State
- Michele Cuccaro: Land Registry & Human rights by the Court of Justice of the EU.
- Aniceto Masferrer: Property as a Fundamental Right in Modern Constitutionalism: A proposal for an ongoing controversy.
Land Registry with New Technologies
- Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras: Algorithm-driven systems and ‘Smart registrations’: Potential Uses, Possible Limits, and Liability Risks.
- Jacques Vos: Land Registers in the 21st Century; Towards Self Conscious Objects and Object Passports.
- Mihai Taus: Technical issues to be overtaken by LR
Warsaw, 28th September 2018
A European Land Registry Network (ELRN) workshop was organised in Warsaw on 28 September during the meeting held as part of the development of the IMOLA project.
The workshop focused on the study of the Regulation on Matrimonial Regimes and the property consequences of registered partnerships through practical cases presented by four contact points providing different points of view, as well as the presentation of the application of the Brussels I Regulation by judge Michele Cuccaro, from the Court of Rovereto (Italy).
In order to continue the debate on Blockchain and its influence on the legal panorama and more specifically on the land registry, Silvino Navarro, land registrar and expert in the topic, was invited as speaker
Tallin 1st June 2018
Hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Justice, the last Workshop of the European Land Registry Network (ELRN) took place in Tallinn on Friday 1st June.
It was attended by the Contact Points of the ELRN and Judges from Portugal, Spain, Italy and Poland. Special mention should be made by the presence of Vivien White, President of the European Union of Rechtspfleger.
The Workshop was divided into three main parts: the follow up of the European concerning land registration matters, where the Regulation on Matrimonial Property Regimes was discussed, the study of some sentences by the Court of Justice of the EU, such as the Kubicka case (C-218/16), and Blockchain, one of the topics of greatest interest for ELRA.
In addition, the Contact Points discussed about the e-conveyancing questionnaire, launched by the University of Maastricht.
This ELRN Workshop was an excellent opportunity to strengthen relations among the ELRN Contact Points, and design common future plans for the Network.
- Paula Pott: Regulation on Matrimonial Property Regimes
- Gabriel Alonso: Regulation on Matrimonial Property Regimes
- Piotr Trzeciakowski: Judgment of the Court
- Michele Cuccaro: The Controversial impact of ECHR on Land Registries
- Katja Zimmermann: Questionnaire on E-Conveyancing
- Mariam Turashvili:Using Blockchain in Georgia
- Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell:Digital Transformation of Registry System Opportunities of a Technological Ecosystem
- Jacques Vos: Blockchain & Real State
- Ingmar Vali: Blockchain in Land Registry – must or nice to have?