European Commission proposes harmonised matrimonial property regime

The¬†European Commission¬†has adopted proposals for a common property regime for international couples. These include two regulations, one that governs¬†matrimonial property regimes¬†for married couples¬†and a second one that deals with¬†property consequences of registered partnerships. The European Commission has found that 13 % of 2.4 million new marriages and 19 % of the 211,000 registered partnerships have an international dimension. The European …