International Conference: ‘Private Law and Market Regulation in the Face of Contemporary Grand Challenges’

9 december 2019 tot 10 december 2019

Het Kasteel

Melkweg 1

9718 EP Groningen

On 9-10 December 2019, the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen will host an international conference ‘Private Law and Market Regulation in the Face of Contemporary Grand Challenges’. The conference is organized in collaboration with the Groningen Centre for European Financial Services Law (GCEFSL).

The aim of this conference is to explore the interplay between private law and market regulation within the EU multi-level system of governance and beyond in the face of contemporary grand challenges. Among such challenges are climate change mitigation, a switch to a resource efficient circular economy, and the digitalisation of the marketplace and societies at large.

The key note will be given by Prof. Hans-W. Micklitz (European University Institute (EUI), Florence). The conference will conclude with the inaugural lecture by prof. Olha O. Cherednychenko appointed as Professor of European Private Law and Comparative Law at the University of Groningen.The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Cost: free of charge
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