Saturday

14 September

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9:00 – 10:30 am: Parallel Sessions

Venue: Room W 401, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Wolfgang Hau

 

9:00  Court Discretion and Choice-of-Forum Clauses: Lessons from Asian Jurisdictions

Lemuel D. Lopez

University of Melbourne

Australia

 

9:15  Asssessing the validity of cross-border choice of court agreements: an increasingly complex legal maze?

Elena Rodriguez Pineau

Autonomous University of Madrid

Spain

 

9:30  Choice of Law Rules in Choice-of-Court Clauses: Between Party Rulemaking and Conflict Laws

Sharar Avraham-Giller

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

 

9:45  Choice-of-Forum Clauses in Intra-Corporate Litigation: Europe and US Compared

Prof. Rui Dias

University of Coimbra

Portugal

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 201, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Andrew Dickinson

 

9:00  Extra-territorial Jurisdiction in a Globalized World - Lessons from the New Israeli Legislation

Iris Canor

Zefat College

Israel

 

9:15  CPR jurisdictional gateways and the future of service-out jurisdiction in England

Dr. Ardavan Arzandeh

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

 

9:30  Stoppage Time: Staying Proceedings after Haaretz.com v Goldhar   ⇒ Abstract

Prof. Stephen G.A. Pitel

Western University, Ontario

Canada

 

9:45  Harmonising rules on international direct jurisdiction: what options for the Hague Conference?

Eva Jueptner

University of Dundee

United Kingdom

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 101, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Yuko Nishitani

 

9:00  Brussels Ilbis Recast: New Regulatory Scheme for the Enforcement of Judgments in Cross Border Matters of Parental Responsibility and International Child Abduction

Prof. Vesna Lazic

Utrecht University

The Netherlands

 

9:15  New Croatian International Child Abduction Framework   ⇒ Abstract

Prof. Mirela Župan

University of Osijek

Croatia

 

9:30  Domestic Violence and Inter-Country Child Abduction: An Indian Judicial and Legislative Exploration

Dr. Stellina Jolly

South Asian University New Delhi

India

 

9:45  India and Hague Convention on Child Abduction: On the crossroads of idealism and pragmatism

Harsha Rajwanshi / Soaham Bajpai

Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat

India 

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V 002, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Mary Keyes

 

9:00  Determining the law applicable to the claim for the clawback of inter vivos gifts from third parties - a sui generis approach

Dr. Jayne Holliday

University of Stirling

United Kingdom

 

9:15  Conflict of Laws Rules for Regulation of Spousal Property Relations in the Russian Federation

Elena Voytovich

Siberian Institute of Management – a branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Russia

 

9:30  Coordination of jurisdiction and conflict rules in matters of divorce and matrimonial property regime

Dr. Magdalena Pfeiffer

Charles University, Prague

Czech Republic

 

9:45  Dilemma of Marriage Agreement Post Constitutional Court Verdict Number 69/PUU-III/2015 Related to Rights of Ownership and Right to Building in Indonesia in Mixed Marriages

Diah Pawestri Maharani

Brawijaya University, Malang

Indonesia

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V 005, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Dennis Solomon

 

9:00  The Proper Law of Arbitration and Jurisdiction Agreements   ⇒ Abstract

Carlo de Stefano

Roma Tre University

Italy

 

9:15  Public Policy in International Commercial Arbitration: An Indian Perspective

Dharmita Prasad

Symbiosis Law School

India

 

9:30  Enforceability of Emergency Arbitrator Decisions in Turkey: In Light of the Asia-Pacific Examples   ⇒ Abstract

Merve Ece Uyanik

Kadir Has University, Istanbul

Turkey

 

9:45  Sovereign Immunity from Execution in Investment Treaty Arbitration - A Necessary Evil?

Aliz Káposznyák

KNP Law Nagy Koppany Varga & Partners, Budapest / Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Hungary 

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V U107, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Stephan Lorenz

 

9:00  Consumers on the move - application of Article 18 para 2 Brussels I bis Regulation in case of change of consumer's domicile after conclusion of contract

Prof. Marta Zavadilová

Charles University, Prague

Czech Republic

 

9:15  Jurisdiction Basis in Cross-border Tourist-Consumer Protection Matters in borderless global tourism Market in the E-commerce Era: A comparative analysis of China, the EU and the USA   ⇒ Abstract

Chen Zhen

University of Groningen

China

 

9:30  Collaborative economy

Prof. Beatriz Anoveros

ESADE Law School-URL, Barcelona

Spain

 

9:45  The Extraterritorial Application of the Australian Consumer Law's Division on Consumer Guarantees

Dr. Sirko Harder

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

 

10:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V U104, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Dr. Pippa Rogerson

 

9:00  Liability of States for Sovereign Acts (Acta Iure Imperii) as a Challenge for European Torts PIL

Prof. Oliver Knöfel

Viadrina European University

Germany

 

9:15  The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention and States as parties to civil or commercial proceedings

Boni de M. Soares / Nereida Aguila

University of Sao Paulo

Brazil

 

9:30  Private Justice, Uniformity and the Foreign Act of State Doctrine

Marcus Teo

National University of Singapore

Singapore

 

9:45  Is the Principle of Closest Connection in Choice of Law for Commercial Contracts also an assertion of State Interests?

Dr. Chukwuma Okoli

T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague

The Netherlands

 

10:00 Discussion

 

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10:30 – 11:00 am: Coffee break

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11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Parallel Sessions

Venue: Room W 201, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Alexander Layton

 

11:00 Forum conveniens and regulation of the competition between legal systems

Dr. Isabelle Rueda

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

 

11:15 Recent Developments and Harmonization in International Jurisdiction Rules - How International Discussions Converge in Asia?

Eonsuk Kim

Bunkyo Gakuin University, Tokyo

Japan

 

11:30 Jurisdictional Conflicts between maritime Courts and the People's Courts in China

Dr. Ling Zhu

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

 

11:45 Betwixt and between: 'habitual residence of the child' under Brussels IIa between fact and law

Dr. Ekaterina Pannebakker

Leiden University

The Netherlands

 

12:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 101, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Horatia Muir Watt

 

11:00 Recognition/Acceptance of Status in National Practice

Dr. Martina Melcher / Dr. Susanne Gössl

Karl-Franzens-University Graz / University of Bonn

Austria / Germany

 

11:15 Recognition of foreign judgments vs recognition of foreign birth records in surrogate motherhood cases - the Polish perspective

Prof. Michal Wojewoda

University of Lodz

Poland

 

11:30 The Islamic Prohibition of Adoption as Limitation of the Right to Private and Family Life - Revisiting ECtHR Harroudj v France (Judgment 4 October 2012)

Dr. Nikos Koumoutzis

University of Nicosia

Cyprus

 

11:45 The Italian Approach to the Islamic Kafalah

Dr. Luca E. Perriello

University of Salerno

Italy 

 

12:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 401, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Peter Kindler

 

11:00 The exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of an universal insolvency proceeding

Elisa Torralba

Autonomous University of Madrid

Spain

 

11:15 Application of Private International Law in Islamic Banking Contract: A Special Reference to Recognition of Islamic Banking Contract in Malaysia

Nur Zuleikha Zakaria

Polytechnic Kuching Sarawak

Malaysia

 

11:30 Re-enfranchising the Investor of Intermediated Securities

Dr. Maisie Ooi

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

 

11:45 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V 005, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Nadia de Araujo

 

11:00 Alternative Dispute Resolution - A Virtual Shift?

Dr. Nadine Lederer

Hogan Lovells, Munich

Germany

 

11:15 Enforcement of mediation settlement agreements in the EU: the solo Kleinomotoren Judgment and the need of reform

Dr. Haris Meidanis

Meidanis Seremetakis & Associates, Athens

Greece

 

11:30 Recognition and Enforcement of International Mediation Settlement Agreements under the relevant Hague Commercial Conventions   ⇒ Abstract

Hikari Saito

Kobe University

Japan

 

11:45 ADR: Hague Children's Conventions

Dr. Lara Walker

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

 

12:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V 002, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Dr. Adeline Chong

 

11:00 Private International Law for Corporate Social Responsibility

Bastian Brunk

University of Freiburg

Germany

 

11:15 Transnational corporations and environmental damages in Vietnam - The role of Private International Law in environmental protection

Nguyen Thu Thuy

Nagoya University

Japan

 

11:30 Private international climate-change litigation to the test: Lluiya v. RWE, or how Article 17 of Rome II is a GHG emitter's ace up the sleeve

Dr. Eduardo Alvarez-Armas

Brunel Law School, London

United Kingdom

 

11:45 Pushing the Limits: The Function of Private International Law in the Era of Globalization

Prof. Cristián Gimenez Corte

Facultad de Ciencias Juridicas y Sociales, UNL, Santa Fe

Argentina

 

12:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V U107, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Koji Takahashi

 

11:00 Data Nationalism and Jurisdiction Wars: can free trade agreements provide a solution?   ⇒ Abstract

Christian Perrone

Georgetown University

United States of America

 

11:15 Regulating Transnational Big Data: Which Law should be Applied?

Dr. Jie Huang

The University of Sydney

Australia

 

11:30 Law applicable to contract on the entrustment of personal data for processing

Dr. Piotr Rodziewicz

University of Wroclaw

Poland

 

11:45 E-Justice and Cross-border Consumer Litigation - Effectiveness of the Second Generation Proceedings

Lurdes Varregoso Mesquita / Prof. Marques Cátia Cebola

IPCA, Instituto Politécnico

Portugal

 

12:00 Discussion

 

Venue: Room V U104, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Prof. Michael Hellner

 

11:00 The role of reciprocity in contemporary Private International Law

Diana Tognini Saba

University of Sao Paulo

Brazil

 

11:15 The Continued Relevance of the Territorial Presumption

Michael Douglas

UWA Law School, Perth

Australia

 

11:30 Private International Law at the Civil Registry Level - The Voice of Belgian and Dutch Civil Servants

Sarah Den Haese

Ghent University

Belgium

 

11:45 Security for Costs in International Civil Procedure and Human Rights: Analysis of Turkish Law in Light of the European Convention on Human Rights

Dr. Gülüm Özcelik

Bilkent University, Ankara

Turkey

 

12:00 Discussion

 

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1:00 pm: Closing