Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Financial Law Amity Symposium: Singapore, 11-12 February 2019

The Centre for Banking & Finance Law (CBFL) at the National University of Singapore will be holding a banking and finance symposium on 11–12 February 2019. Speakers have been drawn from a wide range of jurisdictions, currently including China, Hong Kong, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore, South Africa and the UK. They will present recent/current […]

Call for Papers: ‘Autonomy in Private Law: Past, Present, Future’: Private Law Junior Scholars Conference, Tel Aviv, 19-20 June 2019

“Autonomy has long stood as the central pillar of conventional scholarship in private law. Much of private law, as depicted in these accounts, is built around the ideal-typical vision of autonomous agents as the relevant legal subjects, and frequently, private law is also claimed to realize and enhance autonomy. The assumption of the existence and […]

Call for Papers: ‘Judges in Utopia: Civil Courts as European Courts’

We would like to invite young scholars to submit a paper for the upcoming conference entitled ‘Judges in Utopia: Civil Courts as European Courts’, which will take place in Amsterdam on 7 and 8 November 2019. Proposals addressing the following issues and themes are particularly welcome, as are inter-disciplinary, theoretical and case-study based approaches: the […]

The ‘Acceptable’ Cartel? Horizontal Agreements under Competition Law and Beyond: London School of Economics and Political Science, 22 March 2019

The optimal treatment of potentially restrictive horizontal agreements is one of the most discussed and disputed questions within contemporary competition law. Taking as its starting point the centenary of McEllistrim v Ballymacelligot Co-op, a House of Lords decision on the restraint of trade doctrine, this one-day workshop will explore regulatory approaches to horizontal coordination in […]

Call for Abstracts: Canadian Law of Obligations Conference, University of New Brunswick, 10-11 May 2019

“Plan to attend the second Canadian Law of Obligations conference on May 10-11, 2019 at the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law in Fredericton, NB. The conference will bring together established and new scholars and practitioners in areas of Contracts, Torts and Restitution. Its aim is to promote scholarship and collaboration in this area […]

LSE Private Law Forum 2018-19

Wednesday 21 November, 4pm Peter Turner (Cambridge), ‘Lex Sequitur Equitatem: Fusion and the Penalty Doctrine’ Thursday 13 December, 4pm Dan Priel (Osgoode Hall), ‘The Impossibility of Independent Corrective Justice’ Thursday 7 February, 12pm Prince Saprai (UCL), ‘Contract Law Without Foundations: Towards a Republican Theory of Contract Law’ Thursday 28 February, 1pm Aness Webster (Nottingham, Philosophy), […]

Call for Papers: Law Property and Society: ALPS 10th Annual Conference: Syracuse University New York, 16-18 May 2019

“The Association for Law, Property and Society (ALPS) is an organization for those engaged in scholarship on all aspects of property law and society. Its annual meeting brings together scholars from different disciplines and from around the world to discuss their work and to foster dialogue among those working in property law, policy, planning, social […]

‘Indeterminacy In The Duty Of Care Analysis’: Justice Russell Brown, Trinity College Dublin, 22 November 2018

The Honourable Russell Brown, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, will deliver a keynote lecture on the topic of ‘Indeterminacy in the Duty of Care Analysis’ to launch the Palles Society for Private Law. Christopher Palles was an unrivalled master of the common law. He was Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland […]

Recreating Copyright Law – Redesigning Design Law – Rebranding Trademark Law – Reinventing Patent Law: ATRIP Conference, Nashville, 25-28 August 2019

“There have been, and continue to be, many efforts—perhaps too many—to reform IP law. Those efforts tend to go into two, somewhat opposite directions. One is to reform the laws that have been on the books for decades or more, though efforts to change fundamentals or historical aspects of copyright, trademark and patent law are […]

‘Oxford Law Special Lecture Series – The Common Law and Finance: Perspectives from the Bench’

“It is now twenty years since the publication of La Porta et al’s ‘Law and Finance’ paper in the Journal of Political Economy. Although the methodology used in early law and finance papers attracted various criticisms, the finding that levels of investor protection vary systematically by legal family and are strongest (at least for some […]