14th June 2017
Time: 17:30-19:30 (Registration open from 17:00)
Followed by a drinks reception
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This event is organised as part of the Commission's ongoing review of the Product Liability Directive, with representatives from the European Commission, as well as from EY Law Milan, the contractor undertaking the study of the PLD. The review of the Directive includes a formal evaluation designed to examine the key features of the Directive-defect, product, defences etc - to determine whether they "are still fit for purpose." A particular concern is whether the Directive is adapted to advances in technology, including Cloud technology, robotics, autonomous systems, Internet of Things, defective apps, and non-embedded technology.
- Hans Ingels, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission
- Christian Busca, EY Law, Milan
- Mark Behrens, Shook Hardy Bacon
- Rod Freeman, Cooley LLP
- Marcus Pilgerstorfer, 11 KBW
Event convened by Dr Duncan Fairgrieve, Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law & Director, Product Liability Forum and Tort Law Centre, BIICL
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This event offers the equivalent of 2 CPD hours.
Registration and Pricing
Free to attend for members of the Product Liability Forum. For all other attendees the following fees apply:
- Individual - £55
- Full-time Academic - £35
- Full-time Student - £20
- Individual - £95
- Full-time Academic - £60
- Full-time Student - £35
N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.
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