Journal of Private International Law Conference 2007

We are pleased to announce the
Journal of Private International Law Conference 2007
to be held in a purpose-built conference theatre in the Business School at the University of Birmingham
on Tuesday 26 – Wednesday 27 June
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Programme

Tuesday 26th June 2007

9am – 10.30am Postgraduate Forum

Mihail Danov, “Jurisdiction of English Courts in EC Competition Law Claims”, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Richard Frimpong Oppong, “Out of the Cold? Africa and Private International Law”, Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia, Canada

Martin P. George, “Characterisation of Liability between a Carrier and a Third Party Holder of the Bill of Lading: Article 5(1) of the Brussels I Regulation”, Postgraduate Teaching Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, University of Birmingham, England

Helena Kasanová, “Administrative Cooperation in the Light of the Forthcoming Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance and the Proposed Council Regulation on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions and Cooperation in Matters Relating to Maintenance Obligations”, Slovak Ministry of Justice and Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, Trnava, Slovakia

Ruth Lamont, “The Europeanisation of Private International Family Law: The Unforeseen Consequences of Regulation 2201/2003”, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, University of Liverpool, England

10.30am – 11am Tea/Coffee Break

11am – 12.30pm Postgraduate Forum

Ivana Kunda, “The Choice of Law Issues Concerning the Intellectual Property Rights Infringement”, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Veronika Gaertner, “Extra-judicial Divorces and the Principle of Mutual Recognition”, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Guangjian Tu, “Finding a Proper Nexus for Constructing Specific (Special) Rules of Jurisdiction with Respect to Commercial Contract and Tort Cases – a Comparative Study of the American Approach and the European Approach”, Ph.D. Graduate, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Elisabeth Coureault, “Conflict of Laws and Software (or How the Proposal for a Rome II Regulation Could Remain a Beta)”, Ph.D. Candidate and Postgraduate Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Law, University of Nancy 2, France

Justin Borg Barthet, “Theories of the Firm and Connecting Factors”, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

12.30pm – 2pm Lunch [Including a Journal Editorial Advisory Board Meeting]

2pm – 4pm Contract

Nadia de Araujo, “New Developments in Private International Law in Latin America: the Need for a Convention on the Law Applicable to International Consumer Contracts in the Americas and the Organisation of American States Initiative for the Next Inter-American Specialised Conference on Private International Law”, Professor of International Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Orkun Akseli, “Assignment of Receivables, Conflict of Laws and Facilitation of Credit”, Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Newcastle, England

Franco Ferrari, “The Applicable Law in the Absence of Choice: the Proposed Rome I Regulation”, Professor of International Law, Department of Law, University of Verona, Italy

Andrew Dickinson, “A Critical Analysis of the Law Applicable to Contractual Agency”, Solicitor Advocate, Clifford Chance LLP, London; Visiting Fellow in Private International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

4pm – 4.30pm Tea/Coffee Break

4.30pm – 6pm Jurisdiction and Enforcement

Michael Karayanni, “The Quest for Creative Jurisdiction: the Evolution of Personal Jurisdiction Doctrine by Israeli Courts towards the Palestinian Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority”, Edward S. Silver Chair in Civil Procedure Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

David Stewart and Anna Conley, “E-mail Service on Foreign Defendants: Time for an International Approach?”, Assistant Legal Adviser (Private International Law), U.S. Department of State, Washington, USA; and LL.M. Candidate, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada

Stephen G.A. Pitel, “Enforcement of Commercial Non-Monetary Orders”, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada

6.30pm – 7.30pm Keynote Address

With the Right Honourable Lord Hope of Craighead, House of Lords and Professor Jonathan Harris, School of Law, University of Birmingham

7.30pm – onwards Drinks Reception and Dinner

Wednesday 27th June 2007

9am – 10.45am Arbitration / Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

Hew Dundas, “The New York Convention and the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards: Emerging Trends”, President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, England

Ioanna Thoma, “The Law Applicable to Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration”, Lecturer in Law, School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, London, England

Sophia Tang, “Interrelationship of Jurisdiction and Choice of Law”, Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Pippa Rogerson, “Further Reflections on the Interrelationship of Jurisdiction and Choice of Law”, Fellow and Tutor, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, England

10.45am – 11.15am Tea/Coffee Break

11.15am – 12.45pm Family

Andrea Schulz, “The Enforcement of Return Orders under the Hague Child Abduction Convention”, First Secretary, Hague Conference on Private International Law

J.A. Pontier, “Left Behind Children and Left Alone Mothers: Reconsidering the 1980 Hague Convention on International Child Abduction”, Professor of Law, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Aude Fiorini, “Rome III – A Step Too Far in the Communitarisation of Family Law?”, Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

12.45pm – 2pm Lunch

2pm – 4pm International / Property

Charles T. Kotuby Jr, “Private International Law before the United States Supreme Court: the Function and Exercise of Certiorari Power in the Shaping of Multilateral Rules and International Norms”, Associate, Jones Day Law Firm, USA

Monika Pauknerová, “Czech Republic: Tradition, New Experience and Challenges in Private International Law“, Professor of Law, Law Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Sophie Vigneron, “Conflict of Laws and the Illicit Art Trade: Determining the Law Applicable to Restitution of Illegally Exported Cultural Property”, Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Kent, England

Anna Gardella, “Lex Rei Sitae in the Modern Liquidity Era”, Assistant Professor of Law, Università Cattolica di Milano, School of Law, Italy

4pm – 4.30pm Tea/Coffee Break

4.30pm – 6pm General Principles

Christopher Forsyth, “A Moderate Defence of Renvoi”, Professor of Public Law and Private International Law, and Fellow of Robinson College, University of Cambridge, England

Alexander Mills, “Relative and Absolute Public Policy in Private International Law”, Slaughter and May Lecturer in Law, and Fellow of Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, England

Mary Keyes, “The Interaction of Statutes with Choices of Forum and Law”, Associate Professor, Griffith Law School, Australia

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