5th Conference of the Commission on European Family Law


On 29-31 August 2013, the 5th Conference of the Commission on European Family Law will be held in Bonn, Germany, organized by the Institute for German, European and International Family Law, University of Bonn, and the Käte Hamburger Centre for Advanced Study ‘Law as Culture’.

Under the title “Family Law and Culture in Europe: Developments, Challenges and Opportunities“, the conference aims to enhance the exchange of ideas and arguments on comparative and international family law in Europe. The conference is open to both academics and practitioners.

Topics include matrimonial property regimes in Europe, non-formalized relationships and parental relations. The CEFL Principles on European Family Law regarding Property Relations between Spouses will be presented and discussed. Particular attention will also be paid to the conflict of laws in Europe. The recent proposals for EU regulations on matters regarding matrimonial property regimes and property relationships of registered partners will be analyzed. Andrea Bonomi will talk about “The proposed EU PIL Regulation for Spouses”, Milos Hatapka on “The proposed EU PIL Regulation for Registered Partners”.

For further details and registration, visit the website http://www.cefl2013.org/.