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.

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 will be 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].
 

New Publication: Harmonisation and Fundamental Questions of European Tort Law

The Institute for European Tort Law and the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law are pleased to announce the publication of Helmut Koziol’s latest publication, Harmonisation and Fundamental Questions of European Tort Law (ISBN 978-3-7097-0128-7). The book follows a lecture at Lomonosov Moscow State University on the subject in 2016 and aims to make comparative law more accessible to students. However, it will appeal to the wider tort, and indeed public law, audience.

Juristenrunden: Tamir Boldbaatar and Bernhard Burtscher

On 26 April Tamir Boldbaatar from the National University of Mongolia spoke about "The Development of the Law of Torts in Mongolia". On 3 May Bernhard Burtscher from the Vienna University of Economics and Business presented his research under the heading of "Haftung für Multiorganschaft". Both events took place in the Institute's premises.

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