The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform

The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform
Date
12 Oct 2018, 10:00 to 12 Oct 2018, 17:00
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description


The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform:
Third Annual Conference

Organised by the IALS Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law, University of Westminster and University of Exeter

Academic Convenors: Dr Maren Heidemann, Catherine Pédamon and Dr Joseph Lee

This conference presents research undertaken during 2016-2018 at CCL, IALS. It focusses on the interface between public and private law, the new frontiers of commercial law and will have a special section on the notion of hardship in international commercial contracts (including public/private contractual relationships) and related rules and remedies. Speakers include members of the research group and guests.

List of Speakers and Chairs 

Mads Andenas, Professor of Law, Institute of private law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Fabrizio Cafaggi, Professor of Law, European University Institute, Florence, and Consiglio di Stato, Rome, Italy
Jason Chuah, Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law and Head of Department of The City Law School, City, University of London
Djakhongir Saidov, Professor of Commercial Law, The Dixon Poon School of Law, King’s College, London

Alkesh Acharya, Technical Strategy Department at Atlas City, London, UK
Despina Anagnostopoulou, Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “Research on Crucial Issues of European Integration”, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Pauline Bernat, Technical Strategy Department at Atlas City, London, UK
Daniele D’Alvia is a qualified lawyer (Italy), PhD candidate and Module Convener for Comparative Law at Birkbeck, University of London, London, England, United Kingdom
Miriam Goldby, Reader in Shipping, Insurance and Commercial Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
Maren Heidemann, qualified lawyer (Germany) and Associate Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at School of Advanced Studies, University of London
Sara Hourani, Lecturer in Law, Law School, Middlesex University, London
Joseph Lee, Senior Lecturer, Law School, University of Exeter, Exeter,
Chien-Chung Lin, Associate Professor of Law, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Janwillem Oosterhuis, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Livashnee Naidoo, Doctoral Candidate and Commonwealth Scholar, University of Southampton and Lecturer in Commercial and Insurance Law, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Catherine Pédamon, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head for the LLM in International Commercial Law at Westminster Law School, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Hendrik Puschmann, Partner of Farrer & Co in London, England, United Kingdom, co-head of the arbitration practice; Fellow Commoner of Clare Hall, Cambridge and Visiting Senior Lecturer in international law and commerce at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (Austria).
Muriel Renaudin, Lecturer, Cardiff School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Arie Rosen, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Radosveta Vassileva, Teaching Fellow, University College London (UCL)

A copy of the draft programme for "The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform" is available here


Contact the convenors:
    Dr. Maren Heidemann, IALS – mheidera[at]aol.com
    Ms Catherine Pédamon, University of Westminster – c.pedamon[@]westminster.ac.uk
    Dr. Joseph Lee, University of Exeter - J.Lee[@]exeter.ac.uk

For further information and background on The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform Project

For general enquiries contact Belinda Crothers, Belinda.Crothers@sas.ac.uk  


Conference Fees:  Standard Rate - £75.00;  Concessionary Day Rate for Speakers and Students - £50.00;  Concessionary Half Day Rate for Speakers and Students - £35.00.

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800