Thursday

12 September

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1:00 – 1:50 pm: Registration and Opening

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2:00 – 3:30 pm: Parallel Sessions

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

 

2:00  The Benefit of the Doubt. What Level of Proof should be Required to Establish Jurisdiction under the Brussels Ia Regulation?

Dr. Tobias Lutzi

University of Cologne

Germany

 

2:15  An apple that fell far from the tree: "matters relating to a contract" under the Brussels I Regulation Recast

Michiel Poesen

KU Leuven

Belgium

 

2:30  Weak as I am. Determining Who is Entitled to Protection under Brussels Ibis

Dr. Laura van Bochove

Leiden University

The Netherlands

 

2:45  Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 401, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Dr. George Panagopoulos

 

2:00  The Origin, Nature and Interrelation Between the Notions "Recognition" and "Enforcement" of Foreign Judgments in the Civil Law Countries (historical analysis)

Alexander A. Kostin

Government of Russian Federation

Russia

 

2:15  The Abolition of Exequatur in Cross-Border Enforcement: When EU Rules Encounter National Practices. The Example of the Brussels I-bis and the European Order for Payment

Elena Alina Ontanu

Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam

The Netherlands

 

2:30  Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments at common law. Time to move forward?   ⇒ Abstract

Prof. Gerry Maher

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

 

2:45  Two Decades of the Handover and First Decade of the Mainland Judgments Ordinance in Hong Kong

Gu Weixia

University of Hong Kong

China

 

3:00  Discussion

 

Venue: Room W 101, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Dr. Samuel Fulli-Lemaire

 

2:00  The European approach to Family - The Interplay between EU substantive rules and Private International Law

Dr. Marion Ho-Dac

University of Valenciennes

France

 

2:15  The Fragmentation of the European family: Is There Life, and Free Movement, after Marriage?

Dr. Alberto Neidhardt

European Policy Centre

Italy

 

2:30  The 'Flexibilisation' of the Choice-of-Law Rules in EU Regulations on Family Relationships

Prof. Silvia Marino

University of Insubria, Como

Italy

 

2:45  Public Policy in Family Law - Nature and Role of ordre public clauses in German and European PIL

Prof. Caroline S. Rupp

University of Würzburg

Germany

 

3:00  Discussion

 

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

 

2:00  Non-Derogable Provisions and Off-The-Shelf Contracts: What Place for Localised Regulation in International Private Law?

Dr. Bobby Lindsay

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

 

2:15  Practice does not make perfect: Rethinking the doctrine of 'the proper law of the contract' - a case for the Indian courts   ⇒ Abstract

Dr. Saloni Khanderia

O.P. Jindal University, Haryana

India

 

2:30  The Proposal for a Regulation on the Law applicable to the third-party effects of Assignment of Claims

Dimitrios K. Stamatiadis

Democritus University of Thrace

Greece

 

2:45  Brazilian ratification of CISG and Standard Contracts of GAFTA & FOSFA clauses of non-applicability of the Convention

Fernanda Bauer

UERJ-Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

 

3:00  Discussion

 

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

 

2:00  Adequate Causation as a Private International Law Concept in the Law of Torts

Dr. Florian Heindler

Sigmund Freud University, Vienna

Austria

 

2:15  Assisted-suicide from the standpoint of private international law   ⇒ Abstract

Dr. Omar Vanin

University of Padova

Italy

 

2:30  Punitive Damages. Recognition under European Law

Dr. Isabel Lorente Martinez

University of Murcia

Spain

 

2:45  Cross-border EU competition law damages actions: distinguishing contractual from tortious liability and allocating jurisdiction considering the particularities of competition law litigation

Alexandru Gabriel Soptica-Vid

University College Dublin

Ireland

 

3:00  Discussion

 

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

 

2:00  Private International Law on Intellectual Property: EU, Russia, Kazakhstan and China Regulation

Prof. Valeriy Lisitsa

Novosibirsk State University

Russia

 

2:15  Applicable law of Cross-Border IP rights in China

Jing Fan

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

China

 

2:30  Choice of Law in Intellectual Property Infringement Disputes   ⇒ Abstract

Dr. Ekin Omeroglu

Kadir Has University Istanbul

Turkey

 

2:45  The Future of Private International Law of Intellectual Property: The Bright Promise of the Code in Facilitating Innovation Dissemination

Prof. Toshiyuki Kono / Paul Kallmes / Paul Jurcys

Kyushu University

Japan

 

3:00  Discussion

 

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

 

2:00  The Intentions of Parties in Private International Law

Prof. Mary Keyes

Griffith University, Queensland

Australia

 

2:15  Non-State Rules in Private International Law: Time for a Re-evaluation?

Dr. Johanna Hoekstra

University of Greenwich

United Kingdom

 

2:30  Choice Equality Foundation of Choice of Law and Corporations

Dr. Sagi Peari

UWA Law School

Australia

 

2:45  Tentative Mathematical Model of Choice-of-Law Rule

Ren Yatsunami

Kyushu University

Japan

 

3:00  Discussion

 

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3:30 – 4:00 pm: Coffee Break

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4:00 – 5:30 pm: Parallel Sessions

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

 

4:00  Justifications for Party Autonomy in the Context of Jurisdiction Agreements   ⇒ Abstract

Brooke Adele Marshall

University of New South Wales

Australia

 

4:15  A critical analysis of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements under the Brazilian perspective

Prof. Inez Lopes / Prof. Valesca Raizer

University of Brasilia / Federal University of Espirito Santo Brazil

Brazil

 

4:30  Choice of Court Agreements under Turkish Law   ⇒ Abstract

Prof. Zeynep Derya Tarman

Koc University Law School, Istanbul

Turkey

 

4:45  Validity of International Jurisdiction Clauses in Standard Terms and Conditions under Turkish Law   ⇒ Abstract

Dr. Tugce Nimet Yasar / Biset Sena Gunes

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

Turkey

 

5:00  Discussion

 

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

 

4:00  When considering whether to recognise and enforce a foreign judgment, should the domestic court accord the foreign court international jurisdiction on the basis that the judgment debtor was domiciled there? An analysis of the approach taken by courts in the Republic of South Africa.   ⇒ Abstract

Anthony Kennedy / Andrew Moran

BPP Law School / Serle Court, London

United Kingdom

 

4:15  The reciprocity condition and the enforcement of foreign judgments in Kuwait. The barriers created by this condition and a re-think towards possible reform

Dr. Bashayer Alghanim

Kuwait University

Kuwait

 

4:30  Global respect for international litigation from the perspective of the Hague Conference: The recent Hague Judgments Project

Aygun Mammadzada

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

 

4:45  Recognition and enforcement of default judgments - 50 years of evolution -

Dr. Apostolos Anthimos

European University Cyprus

Cyprus

 

5:00  Discussion

 

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

 

4:00  Till Death Us Do Part v The Conflict of Laws Reality: The uncertainty within Essential Validity

Dr. Lauren Clayton-Helm

Northumbria University

United Kingdom

 

4:15  An Analysis of the Recognition of Non-resident Indian Marriages and Foreign Divorce

Shainy Pancrasius

Christ University, Bangalore

India

 

4:30  The cases of Orlandi (ECtHR) and Coman (ECJ): great news for same-sex married couples but the lack of coordination with private international law

Dr. Laima Vaige

Uppsala University

Sweden

 

4:45  Foreign Divorce Decree: The Supreme Court's Interpretation of § 2, Art 26, Family Code of the Philippines

May Hazel Tagupa

The Philippines

 

5:00  Discussion

 

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

 

4:00  EU Succession Regulation and its Impact on Relatons with Third States

Dr. Anna Wysocka-Bar

Jagiellonian University, Kraków

Poland

 

4:15  A potential case of law evasion resulting from application of the harmonized rules of private international law in matters of succession   ⇒ Abstract

Dr. Dorota Miler

University of Augsburg

Germany

 

4:30  Succession of Brazilians with assets abroad: has the EU Succession Regulation reduced the need for Estate planning?

Prof. Daniela Vargas

PUC-Rio 

Brazil

 

4:45  Capacitating Personal Capacity: Cross-Border Regulation of Guardianship Alternatives for the Global Protection

Dr. Sharon Shakargy

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

 

5:00  Discussion

 

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

 

4:00  No Turning Back: ICT in International Co-operation Between Authorities in Civil and Commercial Litigation

Prof. Maria Mercedes Albornoz / Sebastián Paredes

Center for Research and Teaching Economics / Universidad de Buenos Aires

Mexico / Argentina

 

4:15  The Regulation of International Parallel Proceedings in a Post Brexit World

Dr. Mukarrum Ahmed

Lancaster University 

United Kingdom

 

4:30  Limits of cross-border evidence taking in international litigation

René Jansen

Tilburg University

The Netherlands

 

4:45  International service of documents in the European Union: the amendment of Regulation 1393/2007

Dr. Maria Asuncion Cebrian

University of Murcia

Spain

 

5:00  Discussion

 

Venue: Room V U107, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich
Chairperson: Dr. Lorna Gillies

 

4:00  EU digital Single Market: What Role for the Private International Law?

Prof. Ivana Kunda

University of Rijeka

Croatia

 

4:15  Conflict of Laws in Blockchain-Based Crypto-Assets   ⇒ Abstract

Prof. Koji Takahashi

Doshisha University, Kyoto

Japan

 

4:30  The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign B2B Blockchain-Based Arbitral Awards by National Courts: Hype or Reality?

Dr. Sara Hourani

Middlesex University London

United Kingdom

 

4:45  The Law Applicable to Online Defamation

Dr. Marko Jovanovic

University of Belgrad

Serbia

 

5:00  Discussion

 

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

 

4:00  Is there a "Public Policy of the European Union"?

Dr. Adeline Jeauneau

Université des Antilles

France

 

4:15  Recognition of legal situations in the EU and the public policy exception

Aleksandrs Fillers

University of Antwerp

Belgium

 

4:30  The Limits of Legality: The Rule of Law Values Governing the Public Policy Exception in Choice of Law

Joanna Langille

University of Western Ontario

Canada

 

4:45  Free movement of judgments and public policy:
What happens in Luxembourg, stays in Luxembourg?

Laura Deschuyteneer

University of Ghent

Belgium

 

5:00  Discussion