Public Interest Litigation – Group Litigation – Comparative Perspectives

  • 07 nov.

    Kezdete: 2013. november 7. 9:00 -Vége: 2013. november 8. 14:30

    PPKE JÁK - II. János Pál terem

The Faculty of Law of the Pázmány Péter Catholic University would like to invite you to the conference on Public Interest Litigation – Group Litigation – Comparative Perspectives

Budapest, 7-8 November 2013
Venue: Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law
Hall II. János Pál (2nd floor)
1088 Budapest, Szentkirályi utca 28-30.

PROGRAM


7 November 2013

09.00

Opening – Professor Dr. András Zs. Varga, dean
(Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law)

09.10

Welcome, opening remarks - Dr. habil. Viktória Harsági
(Pázmány Péter Catholic University): Need for Collective Redress in Hungary – in a Broader Sense than Today


Session 1

Chair: Professor Dr. C.H. (Remco) van Rhee (University of Maastricht)

09.30-10.00

Professor Dr. Burkhard Hess
(Luxembourg, Max Planck Institut): European perspectives of collective litigation

10.00-10.30

Professor Dr. Neil H. Andrews
(University of Cambridge): Multi-party Litigation in England

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-11.30

Professor Dr. Antonio Gidi (University of Houston Law Center):
The U.S. and Brazilian Class Action Models. Lessons for Hungary

11.30-12.00

Professor Dr. Spencer Weber Waller
(Loyola University, Chicago): The Rise and Fall of the US Class Action

12.00-12.30

Discussion

12.30-14.00

Lunch


Session 2

Chair: Professor Dr. Neil H. Andrews (University of Cambridge)

14.00-14.30

Professor Dr. Frederique Ferrand (University of Lyon):
Collective Litigation in France: The Very Beginning (From Distrust to Cautious Admission)

14.30-15.00

Michael Bakowitz (Max Planck Institute, Luxembourg):
German Experiences with Group Actions - The Verbandsklage and the Capital Markets Model Case Act

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.00

Professor Dr. Elisabetta Silvestri
(University of Pavia): Class Actions in Italy: Great Expectations, Big Disappointment

16.00-16.20

Professor Dr. Gyula Bándi (Pázmány Péter Catholic University):
Access to Justice in the Environmental Protection and the Case-law of the Court of Justice.

16.20-16.40

Dr. Tihamér Tóth and Dr. Pál Szilágyi (Pázmány Péter Catholic University):
Perspectives of Group Litigation in Hungarian Competition Law?

16.40-17.15

Discussion

20.00

Speakers’ dinner


8 November 2013


Session 3

Chair: Dr. Sándor Udvary (Károli Gáspár Calvinist University)

09.30-10.00

Professor Dr. C.H. (Remco) van Rhee (University of Maastricht):
Multi-party litigation in the Netherlands in Comparative Perspective

10.00-10.30

Professor Dr. Laura Ervo
(University of Örebro): Class Actions – the Situation in the Scandinavian Countries

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-11.30

Dr. Robert Kulski (University of Łódź): Group Action in Poland. Background and Commentaries to the Polish Group Proceedings Act of 2009

11.30-12.00

Dr. Ákos Szalai (Pázmány Péter Catholic University):
Economic Analysis: Basic Problems of Group Litigation

12.00-12.20

Professor Dr. Antonio Gidi (University of Houston Law Center):
A Proposal for a Hungarian Class Action Law

12.20-13.00

Discussion, closing remarks

13.00-14.30

Lunch

We would be very pleased to welcome you!

Registration: http://pazmanypeter.eu/PublicInterestLitigation

(Please make your registration until 20 october)

Tudományos kutatások kibontakoztatása a Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetemen -
TÁMOP-4.2.1./B-11/2-KMR- 2011-0002

 

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