Max Planck Post-Doc Conference on European Private Law

by Giesela Ruehl on April 9, 2012

On 7 and 8 May 2012 the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law Hamburg hosts the forth Max Planck Post-Doc Conference on European Private Law. It invites European Junior Scholars to present and discuss their research work.

Further information is available here. The programme reads as follows:

MONDAY, 7 MAY 2012

  • 8.30   Accreditation
  • 8.50   Opening Statement, Reinhard Zimmermann
  • 9.00   Error communis facit ius. Application and Distortion of a Roman Law Principle in Western and Eastern European Private Law Codifications, Péter Bónis
  • 9.30    Unwinding of Failed Contracts, Joke Baeck
  • 10.00  Discussion
  • 10.45   Coffee Break
  • 11.00   Roman Law in Comparative Perspective: Acquisitive Prescription, Jelle Erik Jansen
  • 11.30   Functionalism in Personal Property Security, Hano Ernst
  • 12.00  Discussion
  • 12.45   Lunch
  • 14.00  Estonia – a Test-Country for Common European Sales Law, Karin Sein
  • 14.30   Discussion
  • 14.55   New Developments as to Internet Related Infringements – Interest Analysis within the Frames of the Brussels I Regulation, Ulf Maunsbach
  • 15.25   Discussion
  • 15.50   Coffee Break
  • 16.05   Law Applicable to Cross Border Defamation, Justyna Balcarczyk
  • 16.35   The Country of Origin Principle after eDate Advertising, Jan-Jaap Kuipers
  • 17.05   Discussion
  • 19.00   Dinner at the Max Planck Institute
  • 20.30   Closing Discussion

TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2012

  • 9.00    Private International Law and Federalism. A Comparative Perspective (EU / US), Jeremy Heymann
  • 9.30    Party Autonomy in the Field of Non-Contractual Liability Covered by Motor Vehicle Compulsory Insurance,Georgina Garriga
  • 10.00  Discussion
  • 10.45   Coffee Break
  • 11.00   Exitprocedures for Minority Shareholders in Private Companies, Claartje Bulten
  • 11.30   Is Corporate Law a Catalyst for Hedge Fund Activism? A Cross-Border Empirical Analysis, Dionysia Katelouzou
  • 12.00   Discussion
  • 12.45    Lunch
  • 14.00   The Duty of Loyalty and the Corporate Opportunity Doctrine, Corrado Malberti
  • 14.30    Risk and Regulation of Share Ownership: Different Kinds of Shares and Control-Enhancing Mechanisms (CEMs), Veikko Vahtera
  • 15.00   Discussion
  • 15.45    Coffee Break
  • 16.00   Enforcement of Stock Exchange Rules: Highlightening the Interplay between Civil Law, Administrative Law and Penal Law, Nina Reiser
  • 16.30    Discussion

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