Save the date: Conference on Punitive Damages and European Private International Law in Milan, 11 May 2018


On 11 May 2018 the Department of Italian and Supranational Public Law of the University of Milan will host a conference  on Punitive Damages and European Private International Law: State of the Art and Future Developments, in cooperation with the Interest Group on Private International law of the Italian Society of International Law and with the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale.

The conference takes inspiration from a recent revirement of the Italian Corte di Cassazione (Cass., S.U., 5 July 2017, No 16601) and aims at analysing the private international issues involved by the recognition of  punitive damages within European legal orders.

Speakers and discussants include:

  • Giulio Ponzanelli (Università cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
  • Lotte Meurkens (Maastricht University)
  • Pietro Franzina (University of Ferrara)
  • Chiara Tuo (University of Genova)
  • Amélie Skierka (Wilmer Hale LLP)
  • Antonio Leandro (University of Bari)
  • Astrid Stadler (Universität Konstanz)
  • Olivera Boskovic (Université Paris Descartes)
  • Alex Mills (University College London)
  • Giacomo Biagioni (University of Cagliari)
  • Cedric Vanleenhove (Ghent University)
  • Wolfgang Wurmnest (Universität Augsburg)
  • Ornella Feraci (University of Siena)

The complete programme is available here.

Admission is free. Participants are kindly asked to register by 4 May 2018 here.

For information please contact