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The Evolution of European Private International Law - Coherence, Common Values and Consolidation (25th & 26th Nov)

25th November 2014 - 26th November 2014

This event runs on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 November.

Times: 25 Nov 13.30-18:00 (Followed by a reception), 26 Nov 09:30-13:20

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Background

The last decade has seen a number of important legislative developments in the field of European private international law and cross-border litigation, including the Rome I-III Regulations, the Brussels I (Recast) and Brussels II bis Regulations, the Succession Regulation, and other instruments in the area of civil procedure.

As these legislative initiatives were introduced at different stages and with different objectives, the question is whether they constitute a coherent legal framework with common legal concepts, which has fostered the development of common values and principles, or whether they need consolidation or even a new structure.

The aim of the conference is to assess the European framework for conflict of laws and jurisdictions and to reflect on the possible directions of its future evolution.

Participants

  • Stavros Brekoulakis, Queen Mary University of London
  • Gilles Cuniberti, University of Luxemburg
  • Georgios Dimitropoulos, Max Planck Institute Luxemburg
  • Richard Fentiman, University of Cambridge
  • Jonathan Fitchen, University of Aberdeen
  • Stephanie Francq, Université catholique de Louvain
  • Pietro Franzina, University of Ferrara
  • Francisco Garcimartin, University Autonoma Madrid
  • Trevor Hartley, London School of Economics
  • Adam Johnson, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Christian Koller, University of Vienna
  • Matthias Lehmann, University of Bonn
  • Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Katja Lenzing, European Commission
  • Ulrich Magnus, University of Hamburg
  • Marta Pertegas, Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • Marta Requejo, Max Planck Institute Luxemburg
  • Pippa Rogerson, University of Cambridge
  • Helene van Lith, Sciences Po Paris
  • Janet Walker, Arbitration Place and Outer Temple

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Sponsored by

Event convened by Dr Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Professor Stavros Brekoulakis, CCLS, Queen Mary University of London.

CPD points

This event is accredited for 6.5 CPD points.

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £125
  • Full-time Academic - £95
  • Full-time Student - £55

Non-members:

  • Individual - £210
  • Full-time Academic - £160
  • Full-time Student - £95

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

Contact

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