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PLF Event: Applying Product Liability rules to online platforms

Date: 11 May 2021

Time: 17:30-19:00 (BST)

Venue: Online


Event Details

This seminar will examine this topical theme by reviewing the emerging US case law finding platforms / online marketplaces strictly liable in products cases (such as the Bolger v. Amazon, California Courts of Appeal), and comparing with ongoing discussions in a European context (such as the ELI Model Rules on Online Platforms).

Speakers include:

  • Prof. Christoph Busch, University of Osnabruck
  • Prof. Catherine Sharkey, New York University School of Law
  • Discussants will include Prof. Geraint Howells, NUI Galway and Visiting Professor of Commercial Law, University of Manchester

Event convened by Prof. Duncan Fairgrieve, Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law and Director, Product Liability Forum.

Pricing and Registration

Free to attend for members of the Product Liability Forum. PLF Members wishing to attend should register by emailing Prof. Duncan Fairgrieve.

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.


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