BIICL event: Matrimonial Property Regimes in the Conflict of Laws: A European Regime?


As part of the BIICL’s 2007-2008 Seminar Series on Private International Law the BIICL organizes on Monday 16 June 2008 17:30 to 19:30 (at British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Council Chamber, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5JP) a seminar titled “Matrimonial Property Regimes in the Conflict of Laws: A European Regime?” The aim of the seminar is to bring together the leading academics and practitioners in this area is to stimulate further discussion of the European Commission’s consultation on the conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes in England & Wales. It brings together a group of experts and will provide a useful and timely domestic platform for the legal practice and academia to address two questions: (1) what are good reasons to establish a single, comprehensive legal instrument on matrimonial property regimes for at the European level, and (2) how can the interests of the practice in England & Wales, and of predominant importance, the interests of clients, be guaranteed optimally in this process? For more information about the seminar, its Chair, speakers and sponsor, have a look at the website.