Institute and Annual Conference Movie

Video_Teaser.pngProviding insight into the research performed at the Institute for European Tort Law, the short film also describes the most important event at the Institute – the Annual Conference on European Tort Law (ACET) [Watch Video] Conference materials and pictures of the 16th Annual Conference are now available on the conference website.

New publication: European Tort Law Yearbook 2016

The European Tort Law Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of the most significant developments in tort law in Europe in 2016. It contains reports on court decisions, new legislation, and interesting literature from most EU Member States alongside contributions from Norway and Switzerland. An overview of developments in the field of EU law is also provided. In conclusion, a comparative analysis reviews the essential aspects of all the reports, which are written by scholars from their respective jurisdictions. For more information click [here]

New WTLS publication: Product Liability

Where products develop ever more rapidly, the law may face difficulties in responding accordingly to new security threats which may arise. In the detailed reports in this book, the World Tort Law Society proves that it is in an ideal position to examine the most significant concepts. The volume’s comparative conclusions furthermore invite discussion, and the book includes four responses to that call from eminent tort lawyers from different legal backgrounds. [More information]

Challenges in Tort Law Today, 20 October

wuea_thumb.jpgIn the light of ongoing debates throughout Europe on whether and how to reform tort law to meet modern-day challenges, key problem areas were highlighted and discussed at this conference on Friday, 20 October 2017. All of the speakers are members of the European Group on Tort Law, which is currently working on a revised version of its "Principles of European Tort Law". [See programme]

European Group on Tort Law Spring 2017 Meeting

The European Group on Tort Law (EGTL) met on 18–20 April 2017 in Vienna. In addition to discussing cases in its 'The Borderlines of Tort Law: Interactions with Contract Law' project (led by Miquel Martín-Casals), a significant section of the meeting was dedicated to its 'Prescription in Tort Law' project (led by Israel Gilead and Bjarte Askeland). The next Group meeting will be hosted by ETL/ECTIL in Vienna on 19–21 October 2017 and will be combined with a conference on 'Challenges in Tort Law Today' which is scheduled for Friday, 20 October 2017.

Conference on Directors' and Officers' (D&O) Liability, 28 March

The European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL) and the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Graz (ETL) held a conference on Directors' and Officers' (D&O) Liability, as part of a study funded by the B&C Privatstiftung. Find more infos and the conference materials [here].

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