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Conference on Jurisdiction Clauses on November 21 in Paris

Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2) University will host a conference on November 21 on jurisdiction clauses: “La clause attributive de juridiction : de la prévisibilité au désordre”. The first part of the conference is dedicated to the factors of disorder, such as the application of the clauses in financial matters, the implications of personal data protection, and other […]

Movement of persons and their personal status in a globalized world: Conference in Lyon (France) on 11-12 October 2018

The University of Lyon III will host the conference “La circulation des personnes et de leur statut dans un monde globalisé” on 11 and 12 October 2018. After a short introduction on the stakes and the historical aspects of the law on such movements, the first day will address the principles governing those movements (Human rights, EU rights, […]

What protection for unaccompanied minors ? Colloquium in Paris on June 21

Thanks to Héloïse Meur, Lilia Aït Ahmed and Estelle Gallant for this post. On June 21, 2018 a full-day colloquium will take place in Paris on the protection of unaccompanied minors at the former Courthouse. The colloquium will see the participation of prestigious speakers from institutions dealing with the issue of unaccompanied minors : • French […]

The ECtHR rules on the compatibility with the right to respect for private and family life of the refusal of registration of same-sex marriages contracted abroad

By a judgment Orlandi and Others v. Italy delivered on December 14 the ECtHR held that the lack of legal recognition of same sex unions in Italy violated the right to respect of private and family life of couples married abroad. The case concerned the complaint of six same sex-couples married abroad (in Canada, California and […]