Denmark accedes to the Choice of Court Convention

On 31 May 2018, the Permanent Bureau was informed that Denmark had deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (Choice of Court Convention) on 30 May 2018. With the accession of Denmark, the Choice of Court Convention now has 31 Contracting Parties, including one REIO. The Choice of Court Convention will enter into force for Denmark on 1 September 2018. At the time of its accession, and in accordance with Art. 21 of the Choice of Court Convention, Denmark made a declaration to exclude certain types of insurance contracts from the Convention’s scope; the declaration may be accessed on the status table of the Convention.

Denmark has been a Member of the HCCH since 1955. It is a Contracting Party to 13 Hague Conventions.