30 April 2018

Seminar: Innovating International Business Courts: a European Outlook

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In a seminar on the 10th of July, scholars from, amongst others, the Montaigne Centre will discuss the current developments in the establishment of the development specialised commercial courts to facilitate international business litigation

These initiatives can have a profound impact on the litigation landscape in Europe as well as on the efficiency and effectivity of justice systems. Although these courts can contribute to an effective and more tailor-made resolution of complex and international business disputes, they also create new challenges for judges, litigants, and the civil justice system as a whole. The seminar will bring together academics, policy makers, practitioners, business representatives from different Member States who will discuss and reflect on the challenges ahead. The seminar os organised by by Erasmus School of Law under the ERC project ‘Building EU Civil Justice’ (Erasmus University Rotterdam), the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law Luxembourg, and the Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administration of Justice (Utrecht University).

When? Tuesday 10 July 2018, from 13:30 till 18:30

Where? Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Room CT-1)

For whom? Practitioners, policymakers, and academics that have an interest in the recent developments of international commercial courts in the EU and in the challenges they may pose.

For more information: https://www.eur.nl/en/esl/events/innovating-courts.