What would really change if France were to reform its law of civil liability?

Event date
23 January 2020
Event time
17:00 - 18:30
Oxford week
Faculty of Law - The Cube

A Workshop on the Projet de réforme de la responsabilité civile

Convenors: Jean-Sébastien Borghetti (Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II)) and Simon Whittaker (University of Oxford)




1. Background to the Proposed Reform

Professor Jean-Sébastien Borghetti

2. Table ronde  1: What are the General Features of the Reform?

Professor John Bell QC (Hon), FBA (University of Cambridge)
Professor Philippe Stoffel-Munck (École de droit de la Sorbonne)
Professor Pietro Sirena (Bocconi University)
Professor Simon Whittaker (University of Oxford)

3. Table ronde 2: Liability for Fault and Without Fault: Preventing and Punishing Wrongful Conduct

Dr Matthew Dyson (University of Oxford)
Professor Paula Giliker (University of Bristol)
Professor Birke Häcker (University of Oxford)

4. General Discussion

5. Reception and Book Launch for Jean-Sébastien Borghetti and Simon Whittaker (eds) French Civil Liability in Comparative Perspective (Studies of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law, Hart Publishing, 2019)






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Comparative Law