Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘Fault-based and Strict Liability: Chinese and European Perspectives’ – Vienna, 18 October 2019

“While it seems safe to say that all European legal systems, as well as the Chinese Tort Liability Law, endorse liability based on fault, they differ in their attitude towards liability in the absence of that foundation. A thorough examination of the relatively cautious use of strict liability found in the Chinese Tort Liability Law […]

Call for Papers: ‘State Accountability under Private, Public, and International Law’: London School of Economics and Political Science, 9 November 2019

The accountability of states for unlawful actions they commit or wrongful losses they inflict presents theoretical and practical challenges. For instance, the applicability of certain doctrines is contested; the line between a wrongful or unlawful action, and a permitted one, can be blurry; and procedural hurdles can frustrate potential claims. This conference, which will be […]

Call for Papers: Machine Lawyering: Digitally Reconceiving Contracting, Regulation and Property: Hong Kong, 16-18 January 2020

“The form, speed and nature of contracting, regulation and property are experiencing dramatic change through algorithmic processing of data. This confluence of technology and commerce has taken shape in Fintech, Regtech and more general forms of automation. The first phase of the academic and regulatory literature has sought to understand these technologies and bring their […]

Early Career Workshop: Sheffield Institute for Corporate and Commercial Law, Bartolomé House, 16 October 2019, 13:00-18:30

Sheffield Institute for Corporate and Commercial Law is organising an early career workshop presenting three papers by centre members, followed each by external discussants. All welcome, attendance is free. 13:00 Welcome 13:10-14:40 Ms Katherine Cousins ‘The commercial interest in the reintroduction of the income tax’. Chair: Professor Sarah Blandy; academic discussant: Professor Jane Frecknall-Hughes (Nottingham […]

‘Save the date and register now for the 2nd Conference on European Private International Law taking place in Aarhus in 2020!’

“Since the entry into force of the Treaty of Amsterdam in 1999, the European Union has adopted an impressive number of regulations in the field of Private International Law. As a result, Private International Law has gradually become a truly European discipline. However, a truly pan-European forum to discuss issues of European Private International Law […]

‘Conference on the Application of the Succession Regulation in the EU Member States in Katowice’

“On 12 September 2019, the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland) will host an international conference on the Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council – the Succession Regulation and on the various issues relating to the succession matters within the European area of freedom, security and justice …” (more) […]

Call for Papers: Zagreb International Conference on the Law of Obligations, 12-13 December 2019

Organised by the Department of Law at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, the first Zagreb International Conference on the Law of Obligations will be held in Zagreb on the 12th and 13th of December 2019. The conference welcomes proposals from scholars and practitioners in the field of the law of obligations. […]

Call for Papers: Italian Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference, University of Milan (La Statale), 19-21 December 2019

ISLE-SIDE invites contributions on all aspects related to Law and Economics, such as Bankruptcy, Behavioural Law and Economics, Competition Policy and Antitrust Law and Economics, Corporate Governance and Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law and Economics, Constitutional law, Constitutional Political Economy and Social justice, Family Law and Economics, History of Law and Economic Thought, Institutional […]

Conference honouring Helmut Koziol, Ulrich Magnus and Pierre Widmer: Amsterdam, 7 November 2019

On the 7th of November 2019 the Dutch Association for Liability Law and the Law of Remedies will devote a conference to honour the major contributions of three giants in the realm of liability law: Professor Helmut Koziol, Professor Ulrich Magnus and Professor Pierre Widmer. Three distinguished experts – Professor Ernst Karner, University of Vienna […]

‘European Conference on Mediation in Cross-Border Succession Conflicts’: Leipzig, 26 June 2019

“The European Conference on Mediation in Cross-Border Succession Conflicts invites mediators, legal practitioners, researchers, policymakers and citizens who are interested in succession mediation and cross-border mediation. The EU-funded project FOMENTO (Fostering mediation in cross-border civil and succession matters) aims to contribute to foster a widespread use of mediation as a cost-effective solution to prevent and […]