Developments in European Law: European Initiatives (CFR) and Reform of Civil Law in New Member States

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Conference on Developments in European Law:

European Initiatives (CFR) and Reform of Civil Law in New Member States

Dedicated to the 375th Anniversary of the University of Tartu

Venue: Assembly Hall of University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18, Tartu, Estonia

With the support of the Fritz Th yssen Stift ung, Köln/Germany

Programme

Thursday, 15 November 2007

9:00-9:30

Registration

9:30-10:00

Opening Speeches

Prof. Alar Karis, Rector, University of Tartu

Mr. Rein Lang, Minister of Justice

Mr. Märt Rask, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Representative of the EC Commission

I The Present State and Future Perspectives of Harmonization of Private Law

Chair:

Mr. Rein Lang, Minister of Justice, Estonia

Prof. Norbert Reich, University of Tartu, Estonia

10:00-10:30

Prof. Christian von Bar

University of Osnabrück, Germany

An Introduction to the Academic Draft Common Frame of Reference

10:30-11:00

Prof. Hugh Beale

University of Warwick , Great Britain

Th e Nature and Purposes of the Common Frame of Reference

11:00-11:30

Coff ee Break

11:30-12:00

Prof. Walter van Gerven

University of Leuven, Belgium

Th e Open Method of Convergence, Coordination and Education

12:00-12:30

Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke

University of Bielefeld, Germany

From the Acquis Communaritaire to the Common Frame of Reference - the Contribution of the Aquis Group

II The Infl uence of Harmonization of Private Law upon the Development of the Civil Law in New Member States of the European Union and Non-Member States

Chair:

Prof. Th omas Wilhelmsson, University of Helsinki, Finland

Prof. Paul Varul, University of Tartu, Estonia

15-minute presentations from the representatives of the new member states and non-member states regarding their states, followed by discussion.

14:00-15:30

Prof. Jerzy Rajski, University of Warzaw, Poland

Dr. András Kisfaludi, University of Budapest, Hungary

Prof. Valentinas Mikelenas, University of Vilnius, Lithuania

Prof. Luboš Tichy, University of Prague, Chech Republic

Dr. Damjan Možina, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Kalvis Torgans, University of Riga, Latvia

15:30-16:00

Coff ee Break

16:00-17:15

Prof. Irene Kull, University of Tartu, Estonia

Dr. Monika Józon, University of Transylvania, Roumenia

Dr. Monika Jurcova, University of Trnava, Slovakia

Prof. Christian Takoff , University of Sofi a, Bulgaria

Prof. Andreas Furrer, University of Luzern, Switzerland

17:15-17.45

Discussion

Friday, 16 November 2007

During the second day of the conference three...

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