Category Archives: Conferences and Seminars

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, […]

The Canadian Law of Obligations: Innovations, Innovators, and the Next 20 Years: University of British Columbia, 5-6 May 2017

The Canadian Law of Obligations Conference organizers are delighted to announce that registration is now open. The Conference marks the retirement of the distinguished professor and legal scholar Joost Blom, in recognition of Prof Blom’s contributions to the Canadian law of Obligations as both a scholar and a teacher … (more)

‘The Future of the Law of Restitution for Unjust Enrichment in Ireland’: Niamh Connolly, Trinity College Dublin, 30 March 2017, 2pm

Dr Niamh Connolly is a lecturer at University College London, where she moved from Trinity College Dublin in 2016. Her principal research and teaching interest is in unjust enrichment law. She is interested in how Irish private law compares to that of England and Wales, and in differences in legal culture that affect the substantive […]

‘The Not So Beautiful Game: The Liability of Football Clubs for Sexual Abuse’: Newcastle Law School, 8 May 2017, 16:00-18:30pm

… Criminal charges will be brought at the conclusion of these investigations where sexual abuse is proven to have occurred. Questions will also be raised as to the liability of the football clubs to compensate the victims of the sexual abuse. This seminar will explore the prospective liability of the football clubs to compensate the […]

Call For Papers: Consumers as Sustainable Market Actors: University of Sheffield, 6 July 2017

The conference intends to think critically about the role which consumers can play for the promotion of greater sustainable development. It invites papers that discuss how consumers already contribute to the promotion of sustainable development and how consumers could do this better if, for example, amendments to the law were made. The conference is open […]

‘Liability v. Innovation: Unpacking key connections’: Keele University, 4 May 2017

The fifth seminar in the series, ‘Thinking outside the box: Strict liability and offsetting risk’, will take place at Keele University on 4 May 2017. This seminar will question the received wisdom that shapes the Medical Innovation Bill, namely: (a) fault-based liability, (b) full compensation and (c) the patient’s best interest as a governing principle […]

eConveyancing and Title Registration Conference: NUI Galway, 7-8 April 2017

“This international conference brings together leading authorities on eConveyancing and title registration drawn from academia, practice and the Property Registration Authority. It comes at a critical time in the development of eConveyancing and title registration in Ireland, England and Wales and other international jurisdictions. The Conference will be chaired by Miss Justice Mary Laffoy of […]

‘The Use and Abuse of Trusts and Other Wealth Management Devices’: Singapore Academy of Law, 27-28 July 2017

“The Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, Singapore Management University, York Law School and the Singapore Academy of Law will convene the second conference in the Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management series from 27-28 July 2017 in Singapore.  The theme of the conference is ‘The Use and Abuse of […]

‘Frontiers of Commercial Equity’: UNSW Sydney, 18 May 2017

10.00-10.05am: Welcome, Prof Simone Degeling, UNSW Law and Journal of Equity. 10.05-11.05am: Justice Mark Leeming, New South Wales Court of Appeal, ‘Overlapping Claims at Common Law and in Equity – An Embarrassment of Riches?’ 11.05-11.30am: Morning Tea. 11.30am-12.30pm: Jessica Hudson, UNSW Law, ‘Equitable Ownership and Restitution of Misapplied Trust Property’ … (more)