Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Gemelli 1, 20123 Milan - Room G.127
Scadenza iscrizioni: 26/04/2023
The conference is concerned with the rules that govern the conclusion, interpretation and application of international treaties, as they apply to bilateral and multilateral treaties in the field of private international law. Reference is made to treaties relating to jurisdiction, applicable law, the recognition of judgments and international judicial assistance (private international law stricto sensu), as well as to treaties laying down uniform rules of substantive private law that are intended to govern cross-border situations.
The aim of the conference is two-fold: to encourage specialists of private international law to reassess the importance of the issues that surround the coming into existence of private international law treaties and their operation under public international law; and to discuss whether, and to what extent, the law of treaties applies in the area of private international law in a way that reflects the peculiar features of private international law (e.g., the fact that private international law rules apply to relations in the realm of private law, basically before domestic authorities, such as civil courts, notaries, civil status officers, etc.).
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5th May, 2023
10.30 Welcome address
STEFANO SOLIMANO, Dean of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
GILLES CUNIBERTI, University of Luxembourg, President of the European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL)
PASQUALE DE SENA, University of Palermo, President of the Italian Society of International Law and EU Law (SIDI)
10.45 Opening presentations
CATHERINE BRÖLMANN, University of Amsterdam
PATRICK KINSCH, University of Luxembourg
11.45 THE CONCLUSION AND ENTRY INTO FORCE OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: HANS VAN LOON, former Secretary-General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Panelists: JEAN-MARC THOUVENIN, University of Paris Nanterre; Secretary-General of The Hague Academy of International Law; ANTONIO LEANDRO, University of Bari
13.00 Lunch break
14.15 THE OBSERVANCE, APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: SERGIO CARBONE, University of Genova (Emeritus)
Panelists: LUIGI CREMA, University of Milan; PEDRO DE MIGUEL ASENSIO, Complutense University of Madrid; PAUL BEAUMONT, University of Stirling
16.30 Coffee break
17.00 THE AMENDMENT AND SUCCESSION OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: CATHERINE KESSEDJIAN, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Emerita)
Panelists: JAN WOUTERS, KU Leuven; ANDREA SCHULZ, German Federal Ministry of Justice
18.15 Key-note speech: MACIEJ SZPUNAR [TBC], First Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union
18.45 End of day one
6th May, 2023
9.00 THE MANAGEMENT OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: BURKHARD HESS, Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law
Panelists: JAN KLABBERS [TBC], University of Helsinki; ALEX MILLS, University College London
10.10 Coffee break
10.30 AVOIDING, EXITING AND LITIGATING COMMITMENTS ARISING FROM PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: ETIENNE PATAUT, University Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne
Panelists: MALGOSIA FITZMAURICE, Queen Mary University of London; CHIARA TUO, University of Genova; ZENO CRESPI REGHIZZI, University of Milan
12.00 Round-table THE ROLE OF IGOs IN THE ELABORATION, IMPLEMENTATION AND COORDINATION OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW TREATIES
Chair: FAUSTO POCAR, University of Milan (Emeritus)
Participants: LUCA CASTELLANI, Secretary of Working Group IV (Electronic Commerce) - Uncitral; NICOLAS NORD, Secretary-General of the International Commission on Civil Status; ANDREAS STEIN, Head of Unit (Civil Justice) at the European Commission Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (Civil and commercial justice); IGNACIO TIRADO, Secretary-General of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (Unidroit); [additional participants TBA]
13.30 Concluding remarks: STEFANIA BARIATTI, University of Milan
13.45 End of the conference
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Registration opens: 24th January 2023
Early Bird closes: 20th March 2023
Regular registration closes: 26th April 2023
Fees are as follows:
(°)The discounted fee applies to anybody enrolled as a PhD student at the time of registration, as well as to PhDs who defended their thesis on or after 1 February 2023.
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The registration fee includes entrance, lunch, coffee breaks and workshop materials.
Under the auspices of EAPIL, the European Association of Private International Law, and SIDI, the Italian Society of International and EU Law.
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