Territorial Laws in a Global Era


On November 22 and 23 the Research Project “The Architecture of Regulatory Competition” at the University of Helsinki will host a seminar on “Territorial Laws in a Global Era”. The programme reads as follows:

Friday, 22 November 2013

  • 8.45 – 9.15 Registration and Coffee
  • 9.15 – 9.30 Opening
  • 9.30 – 11.30 Session I
    Erin O’Hara O’Connor: Law markets in global commerce (Key note)
    Jan Smits: Law as a package: On the limits of choice
  • 11.30 – 12.30 Lunch
  • 12.30 – 14.30 Session II
    Giesela Rühl: Competition for contract laws: Fiction or reality? Dream or nightmare?
    Teemu Juutilainen: Competition theory for property law: From fragments to whole
  • 14.30 – 15.00 Coffee
  • 15.00 – 17.00 Session III
    Peter Cserne: National judicial styles: Do they persist and do they matter in a global law market?
    Katri Havu: No-one’s law at the interface of EU rights and national remedies and procedure – insights
  • 18.00 Seminar dinner at Spis (http://spis.fi/)

Saturday, 23 November 2013

  •  9.00 – 11.00 Session IV
    Gralf-Peter Calliess: Transnational private law: Between uniform law, legal pluralism, and competition of jurisdictions
    Lécia Vicente: Bringing the essence of lex mercatoria back: Evolving business practices, networking of market agents and competition as sources of European company law
  • 11.00 – 12.00 Lunch
  • 12.00 – 14.00 Session V
    Elaine Fahey: The EU as a direct and indirect rule-exporter and standard bearer: Between theory and practice
    Emilia Korkea-aho: Implementation of territorial laws in a global era: An emerging arena for regulatory competition