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Seminar The Interaction between the CJEU and National Courts: the Unfair Terms Directive

When:Mo 19-05-2014 10:30 - 16:15
Where:Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen

I hereby warmly invite you to attend the research seminar on ‘The interaction between the CJEU and national courts: the unfair terms Directive’ , which will be held on Monday 19 May at the Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen. Please find the final programme below.

To register, kindly send an email to: . Please specify if you will attend the entire day or which part(s).

Kind regards,

Esther van Schagen,
Postdoctoral Research Fellow to the Endowed Chair of Law and Governance


10.30 – 11.00 Registration

11.00 –11.15 Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Introduction

11.15 – 11.45 Norbert Reich, The Court and the Sleeping Beauty: The Revival of the Unfair Contract Terms Directive

11.45 – 12.05 Discussion

12.05 – 12.35 Bart Krans, Procedural Challenges to the Fairness Test

12.35 – 12.55 Discussion

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.00 Charlotte Pavillon, The French Supreme Court's Opposition to the Ex Officio Control of Contract Terms: How a 10-Year-Long Impasse Came to an End

15.00 – 15.20 Discussion

15.20 – 15.50 Esther van Schagen, Judicial Governance in the Development of the Unfair Contract Terms Directive

15.50 – 16.10 Discussion

16.10 Drinks