Thursday, April 8, 2021

Developments in Tort Law in Europe 2020

Chair: Bernhard A Koch

09:00 CET     Brief reports on the following jurisdictions:
                       Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Denmark

10:15              Coffee break

10:30             Brief reports on the following jurisdictions:
                       England & Wales, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece

11:45              Break

12:00             Brief reports on the following jurisdictions:
                       Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania

13:00              Break

14:00             Brief reports on the following jurisdictions:
                       Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland

15:30             Break

15:45             Brief reports on the following jurisdictions:
                       Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, European Union

17:00             End of presentations

19:30             Opportunity for participants to meet online (further information will be provided soon)

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

Comparative Remarks and Special Session

Chair: Barbara C Steininger

09:00 CET    Walter Doralt: Developments in Tort Law in Europe 2020 – Comparative Remarks

                      followed by discussion

10:00            Break

10:30            Gregor Christandl: The Duty to Prevent Harm in Challenging Times
                      Paula Giliker: Is there a Duty to Prevent Harm in Tort? A Common Law Perspective

12:00            Break

13:00            Jean-Sébastien Borghetti: Liability for not Preventing Harm in France and Related Legal Systems
                      Judith Froese: The State‘s Duty to Protect the Right to Life in the Context of Present Crises

14:30            Panel Discussion

 

The Conference will be held in a digital only format this year and can be attended online via live stream. Participation is free of charge.

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