Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘The Future of Copyright in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’: Book Launch, Zoom, 24 January 2022

Book Launch with comments by: Peter Menell (UC Berkeley School of Law); Giuseppina D’Agostino (York University, Osgoode Hall Law School); Stavroula Karapapa (University of Essex School of Law) … (more, registration)

‘Summary of the Ius Commune Workshop on Contract Law’

“The Ius Commune Workshop on Contract Law took place on 25 November with its main theme being Empirical Research in Contract Law. During the workshop, five presenters reported on either their fully-fledged projects or shared ideas on early-stage studies. Just as in any other field of law, researchers investigating issues related to contract law approach […]

‘Virtual workshop on “Smart Court in Cross-Border Litigation”’

“Max Planck Institute invites you on Tuesday, 4 January 2022 at 11 am (CET) to a virtual workshop in our series ‘Current Research in Private International Law’. Zheng Sophia Tang (Wuhan University) will be speaking on ‘Smart Court in Cross-Border Litigation’ …” (more) [Sophia Tang, Conflict of Laws .net, 1 January]

‘JPIL-SMU Virtual Conference on Conflicts of Jurisdiction on 23 to 24 June 2022 and postponement of the biennial JPIL Conference until 2023’

“The Journal of Private International Law and the Singapore Management University will hold a virtual conference on 23 to 24 June 2022. The theme of the conference is Conflicts of Jurisdiction. The conference is designed to assist with the ongoing work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) on Jurisdiction. The speakers are […]

‘New Trends in Costs and Funding of Civil Justice’: online seminars

The financing of litigation is at the heart of securing access to justice, and the seminars aim to discuss developments in costs and funding in Europe and at the global level. From December 2021 – June 2022, the team of the Vici project ‘Affordable Access to Justice’ at Erasmus School of Law will organize an […]

‘Great Debates in Legal History: okay, and what is in it for us?’

“What can we learn from the ‘Great Debates’ in legal history? Or more specific, what could the participants of the Workshop Ius Commune in the Making: Great Debates in the History of Law (25 November 2021) learn about these debates? What shaped and still shapes great debates? Institutions are crucial. The first panel contained a […]

Call for Papers: ‘Torts Law Reform in Asia and Beyond’ – CCTL Obligations Lab Asia Conference

The CCTL Obligations Lab Asia at CUHK LAW will hold an online conference on ‘Torts Law Reform in Asia and Beyond’ on Friday, 13 May 2022, 2 to 7:30pm (Hong Kong time). The conference explores how jurisdictions in Asia and beyond, both through case law and statutory reform, respond to the constant need to keep […]

‘Judges and lawyers call for curbs on misuse of SLAPPs’

“Senior judges and lawyers on a panel chaired by former Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger have called for legal reforms to curb ‘strategic lawsuits against public participation’ (SLAPPs). Detailed reform proposals from the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom were launched in London last week, including a pre-action protocol for SLAPPs and […]

‘Conference report: “The Fashion Marketplace: Law and Policy”’

“… The event was, as ever, chaired by PermaKat Prof Dr Eleonora Rosati together with Giulia Gasparin, and the calibre and range of the speakers was bound to result in lively discussion; with panellists from marketplaces such as Amazon, Zalando and Etsy engaging in discussion with brand and consumer voices as well as private practice […]

Lloyd v Google – Supreme Court judgment Webinar’

“The Supreme Court’s judgment in Lloyd v Google is to be handed down next Wednesday. However the appeal is decided, the judgment of the Supreme Court will constitute a watershed moment in the development of the law on data protection, both within and beyond the field of data protection class actions …” (more) [Panopticon, 4 […]