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Programme Workshop 'Content and Effects of Contracts'

The CESL in the European Multi-Level System of Governance

Groningen, 31 May – 1 June 2013

Hanze Sociëteit, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen

Friday 31 May

08.30 – 09.00 Registration and coffee
09.00 – 09.05 Welcome words
09.05 – 09.15 Introduction Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi
FIRST SESSION: THE CESL IN THE EUROPEAN MULTI-LEVEL SYSTEM OF GOVERNANCE
09.15 – 09.35 Do we really need CESL? Norbert Reich
09.35 – 09.55

The Many Advantages of a Common European Sales Law

Ewoud Hondius
09.55 – 10.15 Origin and Ambitions of the CESL, especially of its Chapter on Effects Oliver Remien
10.15 – 10.45 Discussion
10.45 – 11.05 Coffee break
11.05 – 11.25 The Multi-Level Realignment of European Sales Law James Devenney and Mel Kenny
11.25 – 11.45

Limits of the Scope of Application of the CESL

Matthias Haentjens
Discussion
12.00 – 12.10   Gap-filling in the CESL and the Role of National Law Christoph Busch
12.10 – 12.30   CESL and Contract Interpretation: The Business’ Perspective Alex Geert Castermans
12.30 – 12.50 Discussion
12.50 – 14.10   Lunch at Land van Kokanje

SECOND SESSION: CHAPTER 7 CESL SPECIFIC PROVISIONS

14.10 – 14.30 Art. 66, 68 Hugh Beale
14.30 – 14.50 Art. 66, 68 Bart Krans
14.50 – 15.05 Discussion
15.05 – 15.25 Art. 67 Vanessa Mak
15.25 – 15.45 Art. 69 Bernd Seifert
15.45 – 16.00 Discussion
16.00 – 16.20 Coffee break
16.20 – 16.40 Art. 70, 71, 72 Marco Loos
16.40 – 16.50 Art. 70 Ruben de Graaff
16.50 – 17.10 Art. 70 Salvatore Patti
17.10 – 17.30 Art. 72 Tobias Pinkel
17.30 – 18.00 Discussion
18.00 – 18.30

Walk to Flinders Café, Noorderplantsoen

18.30

Drinks and dinner at Flinders Café, Noorderplantsoen

Saturday 1 June

09.00 – 09.30 Registration
09.30 – 09.50 Art. 73, 74, 75 Viola Heutger
09.50 – 10.10 "Grossly unreasonable" in Art. 74 CESL and "not equitable" in § 315 BGB - is there a difference and why? Axel Halfmeier and Tim Dornis
10.10 – 10.30 Art. 76

Peter Rott

10.30 – 11.00 Discussion
11.00 – 11.30   Coffee break
11.30 – 11.50 Art. 77 Franziska Weber
11.50 – 12.10 Art. 78 Alain Ancery
12.10 – 12.30 Concluding Remarks on Chapter 7 CESL from the Perspective of Consumer Protection Charlotte Pavillon
12.30 – 13.00 Final discussion
13.00 – 13.30

Walk to Prinsenhof Groningen

13.30 - 15.00

Lunch at Prinsenhof Groningen

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