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February 24th, 2017 | PILIM Final Conference – Private International Law: Embracing Diversity – The University of Edinburgh at St. Trinnean’s Room, St. Leonard’s Hall

Registration required – Register at: www.law.ed.ac.uk/events  Attendance Fee: £40.00 per attendee

Panel 1: Private International Law and the Challenges of a Global Age  Chair: Neil Walker, University of Edinburgh

Panel 2: Private International Law and the Management of Diversity – Chair: Gerry Maher, University of Edinburgh

Panel 3: Special Challenges in Integrated Markets – Chair: Jose Maria de Dios Marcer, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Panel 4: Exploring Ways Forward – Chair: Marta Requejo Isidro, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

Keynote Address: Private International Law as the Ethics of Engaging the Other, Ralf Michaels, Arthur Larson Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

Private International Law: Embracing Diversity – Edinburgh, February 24th 2017

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Private International Law: Embracing Diversity

The Conference celebrates Private International Law as ethics of engaging the other. Exploring a variety of private international law themes, this one-day conference will bring together world-renowned academics and experienced private international lawyers from a wide range of jurisdictions and institutions. The experts will discuss topics such as international jurisdiction, international judicial cooperation, cross-border family issues, cross-border consumer protection, private international law of succession and labour migration, from a range of national and regional perspectives; and reflect on the role of international treaties, international institutions and national courts in the efficient management of legal diversity.

Friday 24th  February 2017 8.45 am to 5.00 pm
St. Trinnean’s Room, St. Leonard’s Hall – University of Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

Registration required – Register at: www.law.ed.ac.uk/events  Attendance Fee: £40.00 per attendee

See here full programme and speakers

 

HCCH-PILIM Resounding success: Aftermath

Last November 9th, PILIM and the Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law joined forces in Buenos Aires for the Conference: “The Judges’ prominence on framing international cases and the development of Private International Law”.

This event was praised by the attendees due to the high quality of the expositors, the debates between participants and speakers and the warm reception by local organisers.

“Derecho al Día” a University of Buenos Aires-School of Law publication for its students highlights the key contributions of the Conference and yet another successful and engaging event of PILIM in Buenos Aires.

This information can be found on Derecho al Día website (in Spanish only): http://www.derecho.uba.ar/derechoaldia/notas/el-protagonismo-de-los-jueces-en-el-enfoque-de-los-casos-internacionales-y-en-el-desarrollo-del-derecho-internacional-privado/+6423

 

 

Ruiz Abou-Nigm at the Hague Conference on Private International Law

PILIM PI, Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm, represented the American Association of Private International Law (ASADIP) at The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) in the Special Commission on the practical operation of the Apostille Convention (2-4 November 2016).

Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm at the HCCH, November 2016

Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm at the HCCH, November 2016

More information about the special commission can be found at the Hague Conference website: https://www.hcch.net/en/instruments/specialised-sections/apostille/2016sc

The University of Buenos Aires strikes again

Last Monday, October 3rd, the University of Buenos Aires won the IX Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje Comercial, held this year by the University of Montevideo, Uruguay.

This competition is annually organised by the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and the University of Rosario (Bogotá, Colombia)

The 2016 edition -September 29 to October 3- welcomed 316 students from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, United States and Uruguay. In addition 125 trainers and 130 referees also assisted.

PILIM researchers María Blanca Noodt Taquela and Guillermo Argerich were the academic consultant and trainers of the 2016 winners. Congratulations!

For more information check the website of the UBA Faculty of Law -in Spanish- clicking here

Students: María Eugenia Piacquadio, María Elisa Simunovich and Brenda Jéssica Turkowski.

Students María Eugenia Piacquadio, María Elisa Simunovich and Brenda Jéssica Turkowski. Trainers: Professors María Blanca Noodt Taquela and Guillermo Argerich. Assistants: Nicolás Caffo and Luis Tamborini.

 

 

HCCH joins PILIM for a Conference in Buenos Aires

The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) joins PILIM for a Conference on “The Judges’ prominence on framing international cases and the development of Private International Law” to take place on 9th November 2016 at the University of Buenos Aires.

Renowned experts from academia, international organisations and the judiciary will present in panels followed by Q & A. The conference will also provide opportunities for further engagement from participants, -mainly South American judges and practitioners-, through discussion of recent case law and practice.

The conference is organised by PILIM (research project funded by the British Academy) and the HCCH Latin American Regional Office with the support of partners The University of Edinburgh (Scotland), University of Buenos Aires and University of Belgrano (Argentina).

The University of Buenos Aires’ official announcement -in Spanish- can be found here.

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Noodt Taquela in Recueil des Cours Vol. 377

Prof. Dr. María Blanca Noodt Taquela’s course at the Hague Academy of International Law “Applying the Most Favourable Treaty or Domestic Rules to Facilitate Private International Law Co-operation” was published on the Volume 377 of the Recueil des Cours.

Prof. Noodt Taquela (University of Buenos Aires) is the Principal International Partner of PILIM Project with Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm (The University of Edinburgh).

The Volume is available for purchase on Brill’s website.

Recueil des Cours Vol 377 (2015)

Recueil des Cours Vol 377 (2015)