Conference on Current Developments in European Family Law and Law of Succession

From the conference website: Lawyers are required to deal ever more with legal questions arising from cross-border family and parental responsibility cases. The following topics will be discussed:
Parental responsibilities: The application of the Brussels II Regulation in judicial practice in the Member States; Hague Convention on protection of children and Brussels II bis; Family mediation; Opportunities and limitations of cross-border mediation in family matters.
Cross-border supervision: Hague Convention on international protection of adults. Current developments in the member states: Divorce and its consequences; Descent and custody; Recognition of formalised same-sex relationships in Europe; Current issues in Europe; New legal framework for marriage issues in the EU; Regulation of matrimonial property regime on the Community level; Developments in European law of succession.

Target audience: Lawyers, especially those specialising in family law and law of succession, notaries, judges, academics.

This conference to be held in Trier, 1-2 October 2007, is organised by ERA. The conference programme can be downloaded from the conference website.

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  • duncan goodwin February 28, 2008, 4:45 pm

    Was there ever a report published of the results of the 1-2 Oct 2007 conference organized by ERA please. If so please let me know how to access it. I’m particularly interested in whether one day one will, as a french resident UK National, be able to leave one’s estate to whom one wishes.

  • Georg Philip Krog February 28, 2008, 8:38 pm

    Hello Duncan Goodwin. The documentation from the conference is password protected. The proper way to aqcuire a password would be to ask the conference organiser Dr Angelika Fuchs:http://www.era.int/web/en/html/nodes_main/4_1649_459/4_1087_666/5_1070_1239/5_1070_1240.htm