Category Archives: Conferences and Seminars

The Inevitability of the Decline of the Concept of Title in the American Law of Personal Property Security Rights: Henry Gabriel, Oxford, 7 June 2017

Although originating from principles of English contract and property law, the American law of personal property security rights, responding to the commercial needs and practices of eighteenth and nineteenth century America, developed in various jurisdictions to offer a set of security devices that met with mixed receptions … (more)

The Frontiers of Public Law: Melbourne Law School, 11-13 July 2018

“The conference may be of interest to private lawyers. As has become customary, the interrelationship between public law and private law forms one aspect of the overarching theme, while more generally the convenors aim to encourage discussion and debate of public law issues among those drawn from different legal disciplines. Furthermore, in 2018 the Public […]

Call for Papers and Panels: UK IVR Annual Conference: Law, Rationality and the Market: University of Sheffield School of Law, 17-18 November 2017

We welcome contributions to the theoretical and practical understanding of the relationship between law, rationality and markets in topics including, but not limited, to the following areas: Legal and Political Theory; International Economic and Global Justice; Human Right Law, including Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Social, Cultural and Economic Rights; Competition Law, including its relation […]

‘Digital Single Market: Key points of civil law and civil procedure’, EBS Law School Wiesbaden, Germany, 22-23 June 2017 (conference language: German)

On May 6 2015, the European Commission presented its Digital Single Market Strategy. Its aim is to further develop the ‘Digital Agenda’ as a part of the overall strategy ‘Europe 2020’, which was adopted in June 2010 by the European Council. Thereby, the European Union intends to create a special digital single market in order […]

Call for Papers: The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform – The interface between public international law and substantive contract law – IALS, London, 20 October 2017

Recent years have seen new European EU and academic proposals and legislation in regard of contract law. Examples are CESL, PECL and the DCFR but also the UK Consumer Rights Act 2015. These are either based on a universal notion of contract or deal predominantly with consumer contracts. Is there therefore a need to focus […]

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) 2017: London Business School, 17-18 November 2017

The Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) is pleased to announce its sixth conference, to be held at the London Business School, Sussex Place Regents Park, Friday November 17th and Saturday November 18th, 2017, ending by mid-afternoon on Saturday. This conference is being organized in conjunction with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) … […]

‘Conference Report: First German conference for Young Scholars in Private International Law’

“On April 6th and 7th, 2017, the first German conference for young scholars interested in Private International Law took place at the University of Bonn. The general topic was ‘Politics and Private International Law (?)’. The conference was organized by Susanne Gössl, Bonn, and a group of doctoral or postdoctoral students from different universities …” […]

Call for Papers: International Conference of the Faculty of Law at the University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 19-20 September 2017

Invitation to the International Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Law at the University of Plovdiv celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Faculty of Law, 19-20 September 2017, Plenary Hall of Municipality Council. You may submit a paper for a collected work and/or confirm participation in the conference … (more)

Contract Law and the Moral Limits of Markets: CSECL International Summer School, University of Amsterdam, 28 June – 1 July 2017

From Wednesday June 28 – Saturday July 1 the Summer School Contract Law and the Moral Limits of Markets will take place at the Amsterdam Law School. Junior scholars and advanced students will have the opportunity to explore questions on moral limits of markets from a legal, contractual, standpoint together with Aditi Bagchi, Hanoch Dagan, […]

Re- De- Co-dification? New Insights on the Codification of Private Law in Europe: Maastricht University, 12 May 2017

“The Roundtable will address recent developments and new perspectives on the codification of private law from a comparative law viewpoint. Scholars from six jurisdictions from Europe will share their insights on the main alterations and challenges that the codification phenomenon has experienced since the beginning of the twenty-first century …” (more) [Benedikt Schmitz, M-EPLI Blog, […]