On Thursday 6 December, the CNUE held its last General Assembly of the year. Ongoing legislative issues were at the centre of the discussions: the company law package, the revision of the Brussels IIa Regulation, the revision of the Regulation on the service of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil and commercial matters and the Regulation on the taking of evidence in civil and commercial matters, the European e-Justice Action Plan 2019-2023, etc.
The Presidents of the 22 member notariats also voted to elect the President of the CNUE who will be in office in 2019. Mr Pierre-Luc Vogel, a French notary from Saint-Malo, was unanimously elected. Mr Georgios Rouskas, a Greek notary in Athens and President of the Greek notariat, was elected incoming Vice-President. Pierre-Luc Vogel will succeed Marius Kohler, a German notary, and will officially take up his duties in January 2019 when the transfer of powers will take place in Paris.
Read the CNUE press release on the election of Pierre-Luc Vogel: http://www.notaries-of-europe.eu/index.php?pageID=16833