10th May 2012
THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED
Of great importance in financial-services law, the assignment of claims raises difficult questions for private international law (conflict of laws), especially as regards third-party rights. Although the Rome I Regulation contains provisions dealing with the relationship of the three primary parties (the creditor, the debtor and the assignee), it does not cover the rights of third parties. This is because when the negotiations were being conducted, there was insufficient time to find a solution that was acceptable to all concerned. For this reason, the matter was left open, but Article 27(2) of the Regulation requires the Commission to report back on the problem. This report, which should have been submitted in 2010, is now in the process of being written. The lecture seeks to analyse the issues, and consider the options available to the Commission and Member States.
Welcome: Professor Catherine Redgwell, General Editor of the ICLQ, Professor of International Law, University College London
Speaker: Professor Trevor Hartley, Professor of Law Emeritus, London School of Economics
Closing remarks: Professor Robert McCorquodale, Joint General Editor of the ICLQ, Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
When founded in 1952, the ICLQ was the only journal which offered the reader coverage of comparative law as well as public and private international law. Since then it has maintained its pre-eminence as one of the most important journals of its kind and it continues to offer practitioners and academics wide topical coverage without compromising rigorous editorial standards.
Under the general editorship of Professor Catherine Redgwell and Professor Robert McCorquodale, the journal continues to attract scholarship of the highest standard from around the world. Articles are submitted by both members and non-members of the Institute and the Editors continue to welcome contributions which are selected on the basis of excellence, reflecting the independence of the Quarterly and the Institute as a whole.
This will be the Second Annual Lecture following its inauguration in 2011 as a celebration of 60 years of the ICLQ as the flagstone publication of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
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