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French Commerical Code & British Commerical Law within a Global Market-Place 'Celebrating the Bicent

6th June 2007

This international conference, jointly organized with the Franco-British Law Society, will be a prestigious event, bringing together high-caliber speakers form Britain and France including, Monsieur Daniel Tricot Président de la Chambre Commerciale de la Cour de cassation and Lord Phillips LCJ. Various topics of commercial law will be covered, including commercial contracts and the attractivity of Civil Law systems.

This event is been hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in conjunction with the Franco- British Lawyers Society Limited.

Topics Include:

  • Where should commercial law be going?
  • Stock markets and the Law
  • Commercial contracts
  • Is the common law dead and is the civil tradition forging ahead?
  • Regulating the legal profession
  • Dispute resolution / Fora of dispute will the courts always trump the arbitrators?
    Mediation and other processes? Jurisdiction shopping.
  • Competition Issues

This Event is Kindly Sponsored by:


4.5 CPD hours may be claimed by both solicitors and barristers through attendance at this event

There will be a dinner that will be held at the Reform Club. Cost to attend the event dinner: £65 per person. The Reform Club in Pall Mall is one of the finest Victorian buildings in the country, a palatial masterpiece by Sir Charles Barry that has remained largely unchanged since it was completed in 1841.

To book for this event and dinner click here or email eventsregistration@biicl.org

Click here to view the programme.

Further details will be published shortly. In the interim, should you have any queries please contact Faria Medjouba: f.medjouba@biicl.org for further details.

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