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Hearing on “Expedited settlement of commercial disputes in the EU”, Brussels

József Antall-gebouw; (c) Atelier de Genval- Cerau - M. Van Campenhout, - Tractebel dev s.a. et ingénieurs associés
(c) Atelier de Genval- Cerau - M. Van Campenhout, - Tractebel dev s.a. et ingénieurs associés
date July 9, 2018 16:30
city Brussels, Belgium
location József Antall building (JAN) i Show location
attending (Tadeusz) Zwiefka i et al.
organisation Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) i

On 9 July 2018, the Committee on Legal Affairs will hold a public hearing on “Expedited settlement of commercial disputes in the EU” (16.30-17.30). The Members will discuss with experts the following question in preparations for the report 2018/2079 (INL) Expedited settlement of commercial disputes with Mr Tadeusz Zwiefka as rapporteur:

Is the concentration of choice of applicable law in commercial contracts to some jurisdictions to the benefit or detriment of the expedited settlement of commercial disputes in the EU? What eventual modifications could be made to EU law to address any issues?

Location: Brussels, JAN 6Q2

Last updated: 06-07-2018

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  • JURI Committee

    Hearing

    Expedited settlement of commercial disputes in the EU

    9 July 2018 16.30-17.30

    Programme

    16.30

    Opening remarks by the Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs

    Panel

    • • 
      Prof. Giesela Rühl, European Private Law and Comparative Law at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena
    • • 
      Prof. Burkhard Hess, Director, Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law in Luxembourg
    • • 
      Prof Sabine Corneloup, Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas
    • • 
      Prof. Richard Fentiman, University of Cambridge

    16.30 - 17.00

    Presentations

    The experts would have 7 minutes each to reflect on the following question:

    Is the concentration of choice of applicable law in commercial contracts to some jurisdictions to the benefit or detriment of the expedited settlement of commercial disputes in the EU? What eventual modifications could be made to EU law to address any issues?

    17.00 - 17.30

    Discussion

    After the introductory interventions, the rapporteur, Mr. Zwiefka would be given the floor and his remarks would be followed by an open debate involving both Members and experts.

    17.30

    Closing remarks by the rapporteur and by the Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs

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Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI)

The Parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs is responsible for:

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    The interpretation and application of European law, compliance of European Union acts with primary law, notably the choice of legal bases and respect for the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality

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