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Recent Developments in Private International Law 



20 - 21 October 2016



The Faculty of Law of Moldova State University will host an international conference "Recent Developements in Private International Law" on Thursday, 20 October, and Friday, 21 October 2016.

The Conference will offer participants the opportunity to reflect and discuss on a wide range of recent developments in national laws and practices, EU law and EU case law, comparative law, international uniform law, treaty law that relate to private international law (including the international civil procedure law), as well as in doctrines, institutions and theories of private international law.

The Programme of the Conference will consist of a mix of plenary sessions and parallel sessions. The topics of the sessions will include, inter alia: Theory of Private International Law; Choice of Law and Choice of Law Clauses; Jurisdiction and Forum Clauses; Natural Persons in Private International Law; Legal Persons in Private International Law; Family (Children and Adults); Succession; Contract; Insolvency; Tort; Recognition and Enforcement; Arbitration. The Programme will be finished after the selection of papars for the Conference, and the final version of the Programme will be posted on the website of the Faculty of Law, http://drept.usm.md/pageview.php?l=en&idc=170&t=/Conferences/About-the-Conference&, well in advance of the Conference dates.

Call for PapersWe now invite prospective speakers to submit an abstract of not more than 500 words (in Word) addressing any aspect of the Conference theme. The abstracts should include the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s). The abstract should be submitted before Saturday, 10 May 2016. The Organising committee will select abstracts for oral presentantion at the Conference and contact the selected speakers shortly after deadline. After being selected, participants are expected to submit a full draft paper before 15 September 2016. Full papers will be considered for publication in a special volume to be printed in December 2016, following the peer review by two members of the Organising committee. Please send the abstract and paper to the Conference e-mail: (PILconf2016@gmail.com or PILconf2016@usm.md).

The Conference will be held at the Faculty of Law (Corpus II), Moldova State University, 67 Mihail Kogalniceanu Street, MD-2009, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The languages at the Conference are Romanian and English (with simultaneous translation Romanian - English, English - Romanian).

The Conference is open to academics, researches, experts and all those who wish to present appropriate communications. The participation of scholars, academics, researches, judges, post-graduate students, representatives of ministries and other governmental agencies is free of charge. Attorneys, notaries, advocates, in-house legal consultants and other persons shall pay a registration fee of MDL 2 000 or by bank transfer (bank details here). The registration fee includes participation, Conference written materials, coffee breaks and lunch. Registration fee may be paid in cash at the Conference registration desk.

The participation in the Conference is subject to registration. Please register for the Conference to 17 September 2016. To register, please follow the link.

Travelling and accommodation costs shall be borne by the participants. A list of accommodation that you might wish to contact will be sent to you upon request by the Conference organisers.

If you have any questions regarding the Conference or on-line registration, please contact the Organizing committee at the e-mail (PILconf2016@gmail.com or PILconf2016@usm.mdor by phone number +373(0) 691 15 105.

We look forward to welcoming you at the Conference!



Dean of the Faculty of Law

Sergiu Băieşu

University Professor, MSU


Conference Organiser

Mihai Buruiană

Senior Lecturer, MSU




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