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Duncan Fairgrieve

Biography Duncan Fairgrieve is Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law and Director of the Product Liability Forum  at the Institute. He is also Professor of Comparative Law at Université de Paris Dauphine in France. Duncan Fairgrieve is a leading comparative lawyer, with research interests spanning both comparative private and public law, with specific focus on three specific areas, comparative administrative law (with a particular interest in state liability), comparative law of…

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Convergence and divergence in global data protection law

EVENTS Convergence and divergence in global data protection law (online) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-organised by    Event Details There is strong evidence for a growing convergence in the world's data protection laws. Significant new data protection legislation has recently been adopted…

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Convergence and divergence in global data protection law (in person)

EVENTS Convergence and divergence in global data protection law (in person) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-organised by     Event Details There is strong evidence for a growing convergence in the world's data protection laws. Significant new data protection legislation has recently been adopted…

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COVID-19 - Test for the World’s Legal Systems

Study by The International and Comparative Law Research Center  The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has not only become a global health and economic challenge but has also raised the questions of the sufficiency of emergency regulations at the international and national levels and the selection of the most effective response measures. The results of this research can be used to improve existing regulation, introduce the best approaches and practices for the prevention and response to emergencies,…

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Damages Claims for Mass Data Breaches: Uk and European Perspectives

EVENTS Damages Claims for Mass Data Breaches: UK and European Perspectives Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Sponsored by: Event Details In light of the recent hearing before the UK Supreme Court in the case of Lloyd v Google, this event will look across the Channel in order to assess the developing European…

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PLF Event: Applying Product Liability rules to online platforms

EVENTS PLF Event: Applying Product Liability rules to online platforms Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    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…

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BIICL Guidelines – Constructive resolution of business legal disputes post COVID-19

Small businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and key to economic recovery post COVID-19 and Brexit. Yet many of them struggle to obtain payment on time, or sometimes at all, and end up facing a difficult choice: to pursue payment by the often slow process of going to court, with the outlay of cost and valuable management time and effort, and the risk of damaging important commercial relationships, or to walk away from money that is rightly theirs. COVID-19 has increased these difficulties…

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Class, Intersectionality, the Right to Housing and the Avoidable Tragedy of Grenfell

The avoidable tragedy of Grenfell Tower starkly raises the issues of class and intersectionality, an area which has, until now, received insufficient analysis. This chapter excavates, inter alia, three issues surrounding class, intersectionality and the Grenfell Tower tragedy: the nature of class as a concept; its implications in constituting a ground of discrimination under the Equality Act 2010; and its relationship with intersectionality. The reasons behind the insufficient attention…

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BIICL expands Breathing Space initiative by publishing guidelines in seven languages

BIICL is proud to announce the expansion of the Breathing Space initiative as Concept Note 3 the BIICL Guidelines are translated into seven additional languages Concept Note 3 is a set of guidelines published in September 2020 by a group of leading commercial lawyers which set out practical ways in which corporates might be encouraged to adopt a more conciliatory approach to COVID-19 related contractual disputes without prejudicing or altering parties' legal rights. Helen Dodds, former Global…

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Breathing Space- Concept Notes on the effect of the pandemic on commercial contracts

The Breathing Space Concept note arose out of a meeting on 7 April 2020 hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, attended by Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Sir David Edward, Sir William Blair, Professor Spyros Maniatis, Professor Malik Dahlan and Keith Ruddock. It was felt that in the emergency situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic, a universal challenge, a debate should happen as a matter of priority on the necessary…

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Law and Change in a Pandemic World

EVENTS Law and Change in a Pandemic World Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised in Cooperation with  Event Details This event marks the start of a series on "Law and Change" initiated by BIICL in cooperation with Singapore Management University (SMU). The first seminar looks mainly at how the pandemic…

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The Representative Actions Directive – a class action for Europe?

EVENTS The Representative Actions Directive - a class action for Europe? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details This webinar will examine the recently-adopted EU Representative Actions Directive and consider its impact on cross-border and domestic collective redress actions across Europe.…

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Resource Pack: Force majeure and hardship in commercial contracts cross-border and comparative perspectives

RESOURCE PACK Force Majeure and Hardship in Commercial Contracts: Cross-border and Comparative Perspectives     Webinar Details On 8 April 2020 this webinar examined the legal consequences of a party's inability to perform a contract due to events outside their control, by comparing and contrasting a series of different juridictions including the US, France and the UK. An analysis was made of the issue of force majeure / and hardship…

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Product Liability Forum | Compensation Schemes for COVID-19 vaccines: UK, comparative and international perspectives.

EVENTS Product Liability Forum | Compensation Schemes for COVID-19 vaccines: UK, comparative and international perspectives. Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details This seminar will focus on the topic of compensation for potential adverse events caused by CV-19 vaccines. There have been…

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Concept Note 3 on the Effect of the 2020 Pandemic on Commercial Contracts

Concept Note 3 is a continuation of BIICL's "Breathing Space" series, which considers how the legal and business communities might respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to foster economic recovery. The Concept Note 3  proposes a set of practical guidelines which might be adopted to encourage a more conciliatory approach to contractual disputes that may arise, and which seek to avoid and/or minimise protracted legal disputes, without prejudicing or altering parties' legal rights. The…

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Concept Note 2 on the effect of the 2020 pandemic on commercial contracts - September 2020 Update

Following the introduction of the initial concept note BIICL has released and updated version of Concept Note 2. Concept Note 2  shows in detail which steps should be taken to minimise the risk of a deluge of disputes and to increase the prospect of constructive outcomes. Concept Note 2 argues, among other things, that the best policy approach in the case of many contracts is for the law: To support negotiated solutions to make viable contracts blighted by the pandemic work; To bring…

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“Breathing Space” Concept Note 3 On guidelines for the resolution of disputes following the 2020 pandemic

This Concept Note is a continuation of BIICL's "Breathing Space" series, which considers how the legal and business communities might respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to foster economic recovery.  Concept Note 2 looked more closely at the private law response to the pandemic, specifically in the context of contractual disputes, and how existing legal principles may be applied in the context of COVID-19 related disputes, as well as how existing dispute resolution mechanisms…

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BIICL Releases Updated Concept Note

Extending the Breathing space concept BIICL has released an updated version of Concept Note 2 Concept Note 2 shows in detail which steps should be taken to minimise the risk of a deluge of disputes and to increase the prospect of constructive outcomes. Concept Note 2 argues, among other things, that the best policy approach in the case of many contracts is for the law: To support negotiated solutions to make viable contracts blighted by the pandemic work; To bring contracts made unviable…

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Force Majeure and Hardship in Commercial Contracts: Cross-border and Comparative Perspectives

WEBINAR Force Majeure and Hardship in Commercial Contracts: Cross-border and Comparative Perspectives Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location      Event Details The objective of this webinar is to examine the legal consequences of a party's inability to perform a contract due to events outside their…

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Bringing claims for mass data-breaches

EVENTS Bringing claims for mass data-breaches Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Sponsored by Event Details In light of increasingly high-profile cases concerning remedies for data breaches, this event will consider the different perspectives on accountability for mass data-breaches. Convened by the British…

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Course: Comparative Business Law

EVENTS Course: Comparative Business Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-organised in partnership with: Event Details BIICL is working with ESCP Europe Business School on this 30 hour course on Comparative Business Law. Taught by BIICL and ESCP staff and legal practitioners, the course provides an excellent…

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Understanding Assignments: English, comparative and private international law

EVENTS Understanding Assignments: English, Comparative and Private International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event Details The law of equitable assignment within English law simulates the effects of what would be termed 'assignment' in Civilian jurisdictions. Based on the work…

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Short Course: Cross-border Dispute Resolution

EVENTS Short Course: Cross-border Dispute Resolution Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event Details This three-day programme is focused on current developments and strategies in cross-border dispute resolution. Cross-border dispute resolution is a part of the practice of almost every commercial…

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PLF Meeting: Domestic Appliances and Product Liability

EVENTS PLF Meeting: Domestic Appliances and Product Liability Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Speakers include: Pierre Chalançon, APPLiA (Home Appliance Europe ) and Vorwerk & Co, who will discuss the current regulatory & litigation environment for white goods, as well as the impact…

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PLF meeting: New Regulatory Landscape for Products post-Brexit

Time: 17:00-19:30 Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP The event is run jointly with the MHRA and the Public Law Project, and will bring together leading experts to examine the recent products-related Statutory Instruments and their impact on the regulation of products post-Brexit in spheres such as medicines (Human Medicines (EU Exit Regulations) 2019), chemicals (REACH etc (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations…

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PLF Meeting: Is the Product Liability Directive Fit for Purpose: the Challenges of New Technology

Time: 17:15-19:30 (Registration from 16:45) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP This event will bring together domestic & international speakers to consider the challenges posed by new technology to the PLD. This was a central issue in the European Commission's recent Fifth Report on the Directive, as raised by the preceding public consultation which illustrated that there were concerns about whether the Directive…

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Doors open for First Hearing of International Chamber at Paris Court of Appeal

Doors open for First Hearing of International Chamber at Paris Court of Appeal Written by Duncan Fairgrieve (BIICL;Université de Paris Dauphine) and Solenn Le Tutour (avocat, Barreau de Paris) Read More 

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Collective Redress in the EU, Central & South East Europe

Time: 17:30-19:00 (Registration open from 17:00) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP This seminar takes the recent developments at an EU level in respect of Collective Redress mechanisms as the context for examining the development of mechanisms for resolving mass disputes in the regions of Central Europe and South East Europe. Leading speakers will discuss whether existing collective redress procedures provide…

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Remedies for Damage Caused by Vaccines: A Comparative Study of Four European Legal Systems

Remedies for Damage Caused by Vaccines: A Comparative Study of Four European Legal Systems By Leonora Rajneri , Jean-Sébastien Borghetti , Duncan Fairgrieve , Peter Rott , European Review of Private Law , 2018 Issue 1, pp. 57-95 Abstract: The most important public health consideration of vaccination. This study explores the approach to vaccine damage cases in four different European countries (France, Germany, Italy and the UK), examining the variety of different mechanisms for providing…

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Briefing Note on the Discount Rate applying to Quantum in Personal Injury Cases

Briefing Note on the Discount Rate applying to Quantum in Personal Injury Cases : Comparative Perspectives This briefing note examines the discount rate applying to quantum in personal injury claims from a comparative law perspective focusing on Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Spain and South Africa. These jurisdictions represent common and civil law jurisdictions, a diverse geographical spread as well as a range of approaches and rates. The research highlights…

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And Then There Were Eleven: Some Context on the Supreme Court Sitting En Banc in the Article 50 Case

And Then There Were Eleven: Some Context on the Supreme Court Sitting En Banc in the Article 50 Case By Joe Tomlinson, Jake Rylatt and Duncan Fairgrieve Read More  

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Comparative Law in Practice

Comparative Law in Practice, Contract Law in a Mid-Channel Jurisdiction By Duncan Fairgrieve Published by  Bloomsbury Professional This book provides a comparative study of contract law, examining the interaction of common law and civil law approaches to contract law Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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Punitive Damages in Europe and a Plea for the Recognition of Legal Pluralism

Punitive Damages in Europe and a Plea for the Recognition of Legal Pluralism By Erdem Buyuksagis, Ina Ebert, Duncan Fairgrieve, Renee Charlotte Meurkens, Francesco Quarta This multi-author article aims to demonstrate that, despite the traditional understanding that tort law should serve the sole purpose of remedying the harm caused as precisely as possible, there are growing indications in several continental European legal systems that damages awards are not entirely immune from extra-compensatory,…

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Courts and Comparative Law

Courts and Comparative Law Mads Andenas & Duncan Fairgrieve (Editors) While the role of comparative law in the courts was previously only an exception, foreign sources are now increasingly becoming a source of law in regular use in supreme and constitutional courts. There is considerable variation between the practices of courts and the role of comparative law, and methods remain controversial. In the US, the issue has been one of intense public debate and it is still one of the major…

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Corporate Governance Post-Enron: Comparative and International Perspectives

Editors: Joseph Norton, Jonathan Rickford and Jan Kleineman Published: November 2006 ISBN-10: 1-905221-07-X ISBN-13: 978-1-905221-07-3 Cover: Paperback Pages: 501 No sooner than the Enron scandal (and other major US corporate failures unfolded) it became apparent the sundry issues of corporate governance that were being brought into question and deliberation were not simply issues peculiar to the US corporate governance context (which are covered in detail in this volume by leading US experts),…

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Enforcement Agency Practice in Europe

Editors: Mads Andenas, Burkhard Hess and Paul Oberhammer Assistant Editor: Hugo Warner Published: July 2005 ISBN-10: 0-903067-69-2 Cover: Paperback How far is Europe from an area of 'free movement' of judgments in the same way that there is free movement of goods, persons, services and capital? Just as the free movement of goods has required the harmonization of standards relating to the manufacture and distribution of goods, the free movement of judgments will require the harmonization of procedural…

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Comparative Confidentiality in Psychoanalysis

Published: September 2004 ISBN-10: 0-903067-98-6 Cover: Paperback Pages: 82 This timely study is the result of research carried out by members of the International Psychoanalytical Association and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. It gives a clear analysis of the extent to which the confidentiality of patients undergoing psychoanalytic treatment is protected by the law across seven jurisdictions: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, England and Wales, Germany, Italy, and the…

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Comparative Law before the Courts (Paperback edition)

Editors: Guy Canivet, Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve Published: June 2004 ISBN-10: 0903067897 Cover: Paperback Comparative law is increasingly recognized as an essential reference point for judicial decision-making. The English courts have long been open to considering how legal problems are solved in other jurisdictions and there have been parallel developments across the Channel. Comparative law is gaining in utility and relevance in the decisions of the courts. This book is thus extremely…

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Common Principles of Tort Law

Author: Gert Bruggemeier Published: May 2004 ISBN-10: 0-903067-82-X Cover: Paperback Art 288 (2) EC, on liability of the EC and its organs, refers to the common principles of tort law in the Member States. There are at least two good reasons for looking into these general principles: 'In nearly all developed Western legal orders, tort law is determined through judge-made law, which these days requires a comparative orientation by means of principles and systemized casuistry' The various attempts…

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Comparative Law Facing the 21st Century

Editor: John Bridge Published: January 2001 ISBN-10: 0-904281-16-7 Cover: Paperback Pages: 1111 This is an indispensable repository of information and comparative analysis. A collection of general reports delivered at the XVth International Congress of Comparative Law held in Bristol in 1998. They cover the entire field of legal study ranging over legal history and philosophy, civil and commercial law, public and private international law, intellectual property, labour law, public law and human…

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Cross-border Insolvency

Published: January 1990 ISBN-10: 0-90428127 Cover: Paperback Pages: 314 Amended and updated papers originally presented at the Colloquium of the United Kingdom National Committee of Comparative Law held in Aberystwyth in 1989.

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