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Final Conference of the JUDGTRUST Project on the Application of the Brussels I bis Regulation

The final conference of the JUDGTRUST project on the application of the Brussels I bis Regulation will take place in the Hague (and on-line) on 21 and 22 April 2022, organised by the Asser Institute with the University of Hamburg, the University of Antwerp and the Internationaal Juridisch Instituut.

The conference concludes a two-year project on the correct and consistent application of the Regulation. The research findings of the project will be presented and the conference will provide an opportunity to share knowledge amongst academics, legal practitioners and legislators on how to achieve a greater consistency among various instruments in order to enhance the legal certainty, predictability and access to justice in cross border legal transactions.

The conference will offer an opportunity to discuss about the interpretation of the Regulation; the difficulties in the application and interpretation of the Regulation by State courts; consistency within the European private international law system, and possible solutions.

Speakers include Michał Gondek (European Commission), Markus Tobias Kotzur (University of Hamburg), Vesna Lazić (Asser Institute, Utrecht University), Burkhard Hess (MPI Luxembourg), David Althoff (The Hague Institute of Private International and Foreign Law), Louise Ellen Teitz (Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island), Wolfgang Hau (Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich), Antonio Leandro (University of Bari), Michiel de Rooij (Asser Institute), Javier Carrascosa González (University of Murcia), Gilles Cuniberti (University of Luxembourg), Fieke van Overbeeke (The Hague Institute of Private International and Foreign Law), Mukarrum Ahmed (University of Lancaster), Jachin Van Doninck (Free University Brussels), Luis de Lima Pinheiro (University of Lisbon), Lisette Frohn (The Hague Institute of Private International and Foreign Law), Beatriz Añoveros Terradas (University of Barcelona), Pontian Okoli (University of Stirling) and Francesca Villata (University of Milan).

The full programme is available here. See here for registration.

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