On March 8-9, 2012, the Academy of European Law will host a conference on New Legislative Proposals on Cross-Border Litigation in Trier.
The conference will analyse the most important recent EU initiatives in the field of civil procedure: Brussels I, ADR & ODR, Collective Redress and Freezing of Bank Accounts.
Recast of the Brussels I Regulation: state of play
European Commission: Karen Vandekerckhove
Danish EU Presidency: Jens Kruse Mikkelsen
Analysis of the most topical issues
Brussels I and collective redress
Hands-on experience with mass claims
A coherent approach to European collective redress
ADR and ODR
What member states, consumers and business need to do to establish effective ADR systems
What changes does the Directive on ADR bring? How will the new EU-wide ODR platform work in practice?
ADR & ODR: a win-win solution for consumers and business alike?
ADR and the rule of law: a critical approach
EU Wide Freezing of Bank Accounts
The Draft Regulation Creating a European Account Preservation Order (EAPO)
Marieke van Hooijdonk
What protection does the debtor receive?
Assessment of the proposal
The Common Law Perspective
Panel discussion: Who pays the costs? What will be the next steps?
Introduction by Jérôme Carriat
The full programme can be found here.