The 10th Transnational Commercial Law Teachers and Students Meeting will be held on 18 and 19 October 2018 in Madrid (Spain). It will be hosted by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Contact person: Professor Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras BallellE-Mail

Draft programme

Day 1: Thursday, October 18, 2018

9:00-9:30 Registration and welcome

9:30-10:00 Opening

Herbert Kronke.Iran-United States Claims Tribunal; emeritus Heidelberg University; former Secretary-General UNIDROIT.

Ignacio Tirado.Secretary General UNIDROIT. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell.Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

10:00-11:30 Panel I: Digita

l Challenges and Opportunities for Secured Transactions Law

Louise Gullifer,Model Law on Secured Transactions and Bitcoins

Jean-Françoise Riffard,Electronic registries and commercial Law: big brother is knowing you!

Orkun Akseli,DLT, Blockchain and Secured Transactions Law Reforms: An SME perspective

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:30. Panel II: Cryptocurrencies

Caroline Kleiner,Cryptocurrencies

Pietro Ortolani,Blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies and ICOs: a dispute resolution perspective John Linarelli,Cryptocurrencies (Topic TBC)

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Panel III: Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

Henry Gabriel,UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

Caslav Pejovic,UNCITRAL Model on Electronic Transferable Records: Another Step Towards Increased Use of Electronic Transport Documents

Spiros Bazinas, UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

16:30-17:00 Coffee

17:00-18:30 Panel IV. Artificial Intelligence and Smart Contracts

John Coyle,Contract-drafting software

Souichirou Kozuka,A Governance Framework for the Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence

Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell,Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence: A Case for Harmonization

Day 2: Friday, October 19, 2018

9:30-11:00: Panel V. PhD students and ongoing research presentations 

Petja Ivanova,Regulation and Fintech Tedd Moya Moss,TBC

Lorena María Arismendy Mengual,Disgorgement of profits

Nora Rodríguez,Sharing-economy platforms

Lainiver Mendoza Munar,Licensing agreements

11:00-11:30 Didactics / Curricula

Alejandro Garro Juan Pablo Rodríguez Delgado,Moots

Manuel Alba,Role playing in TCL course: cross-border negotiations

Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell-Jorge Feliu Rey,Law Summer School in Madrid

11:30-12:00 Coffee

12:00-13:45 Panel VI: International Business Transactions

Alejandro Garro,International sales and electronic contracting: Has the UN Convention on Electronic Contracts amended the CISG?

Tibor Tajti,Technology and access to international and foreign law

Királi Miklòs,Interpretation of CISG and technology development Jeffrey Wool,International business to consumer transactions: the role of TCL?

13:45-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Panel VII: International Dispute Resolution and Technology

Nicolás Lozada,Artificial Intelligence and Conflict resolution

Masanori Kawano,International Arbitration

Francisco Satiro,Topic TBC

Horacio Roitman,Topic TBC

16:30-17:00 Coffee

17:00-18:00 Panel IV: The Future of Transnational Commercial Law: Emerging Topics, Coordination and Work Methods

Marek Dubovec

Christian Twigg-Flesner Anna Veneziano

18:00 – Closing remarks  

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