Arbitration and Private International Law Conference
Friday, 27 February 2015

This conference is one of the events of the British Academy funded project “Private International Law and the Development of Integrated Markets – An inter-regional collaboration” led by Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm (University of Edinburgh) and María Blanca Noodt Taquela (University of Buenos Aires and Belgrano).

The conference brings together world renowned academics in the field, practitioners and research students from the UK, Europe and South America. It covers a number of contemporary and dynamic issues in international commercial arbitration and private international law.

Keynote speakers: Diego P. Fernández Arroyo (Sciences Po, Paris) and Guiditta Cordero Moss (University of Oslo)

Speakers include: Simone Lamont-Black (Univ. of Edinburgh), Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm (University of Edinburgh), María Blanca Noodt Taquela (Univ. of Buenos Aires and Belgrano), Sophia Tang (Univ. of Newcastle), Christian Berger (Univ. of Leipzig), Rt Hon Lord Hamilton (Former Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General of Scotland), Ivonne Baatz (Univ. of Southampton), David Holloway (Univ. of East Anglia), Reyadh Seyadi (Univ. of Sheffield), Sebastián Paredes (Univ. of Buenos Aires), Cecilia Fresnedo de Aguirre (Univ. de la Republica and Catholic University of Uruguay), Laura Capalbo (Univ. de la Republica, Uruguay)

Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh

Friday, 27 February 2015 from 8:30 to 18:00 (GMT)

ECCI, High School Yards, Infirmary Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1LZ, United Kingdom

For registration: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arbitration-and-private-international-law-conference-tickets-14894480793

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) is seeking a TEMPORARY LEGAL OFFICER (full-time, until 30 June 2015). The are looking for a candidate with a law degree and «very good knowledge of private international law as well as familiarity with comparative and civil law.»  Applications until 15 October 2014. Good luck.

A conference on «The Implementation of the UN Principles on Business and Human Rights in Private International Law» will take place at the Institut Suisse de Droit Comparé, in Dorigni, Lausanne, Switzerland, next 10 October 2014. The conference is organised jointly by the University of Lausanne and the Universitat Jaume I. Here is the information.

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