The French supreme court for private and criminal matters (Cour de cassation) will host three conferences on European private international law in the coming months.
The first conference will take place on June 14th and will focus on the law applicable to obligations (Rome I and Rome II). The speakers will be Professor Paul Lagarde and Justice Jean-Pierre Ancel (former president of the division of the Cour de cassation specialised in PIL matters).
The second conference will take place on September 27th and focus on Jurisdiction and Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Brussels I). The speakers will be Professor Catherine Kessedjian and Michael Wilderspin (European Commission).
The third conference will be held on October 25th and will focus on family law (le couple et l’enfant). The speakers will be Professor Marc Fallon and Justice (formerly professor) Françoise Monéger (Division of the Cour de cassation specialised in PIL matters).
All conferences will be held in French, from 6 to 8 pm on Thursdays. Admission will likely be free.