BIICL event: Private International Law – Challenges for Today’s Markets


The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) hosts an event titled “Private International Law – Challenges for Today’s Markets“ as part of the Herbert Smith Private International Law Seminar Series at the BIICL.

What is this event about? This conference shall offer a platform to exchange views of different industry sectors on current Private International Law problems they encounter. The speakers will deal with various issues such as the difficult new rules in the Rome I regulation on financial market contracts, current Private International law problems arising in the field of Swaps and Derivatives and in the Energy sector and will look in a more general way at the pitfalls of Private International Law for business contracts between important market players.

Date: Tuesday 9 February 2010, 17:00 to 19:00

Location: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square,London, WC1B 5JP

Chair: Lord Justice Rix, Royal Courts of Justice

Speakers: 1) Joanna Perkins, Secretary to the Financial Markets Law Committee, 2) Edward Murray, Partner, Allen & Overy London; Chair of the ISDA Financial Law Reform Committee, 3) Murray Rosen QC, Partner, Herbert Smith LLP, 4) Matthew Evans, Chief Counsel, BG Group plc