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Thematic Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law

México City, November 13 - 15, 2008

The Impact of Uniform Law on National Law. Limits and Possibilities”
“L’incidence du droit uniforme dans le droit national. Limites et Possibilités”.
“La incidencia del derecho uniforme en el derecho nacional. Límites y Posibilidades”


13 November, 2008

15:00 Registration – Coffee
15:30 - 16:30 Opening Session
Welcome
Uniform Law in Mexico. Realities and Challenges.
Conference by Dr. Guillermo I. Ortíz Mayagoitia. Chief Justice of the
Mexican Supreme Court, Mexico.
16:30 - 18:30 National Unification of Laws in Federal Systems. General Reporters:
Drs. Mathias Reimann and Daniel Halberstam. University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America.
18:30 - 19:30 Conference by Dr. Koléka BOUTORA - TAKPA Permanent Secretary
of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa
(OHADA).

14 November, 2008

09:00 - 11:00 Arbitration. General Reporter: Dr. Horacio Grigera Naon. American
University, Washington D.C., United States of America.
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee
11:30 - 13:30 Criminal Procedure and Civil Rights. General Reporters: Drs. Chrisje
Brants and Stijn Franken, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.30 The Convention on the International Sale of Goods and its Impact
on National Contract Law. General Reporter: Dr Franco
Ferrari, University of Verona, Italy.
16.30 – 17.00 Coffee
17.00 – 19.00 Conflict of Laws Conventions and their Reception in National Legal
Systems. General Reporter: Dr Inés Weinberg de Roca,
Buenos Aires/The Hague.

15 November, 2008

09:00 - 11:00 The Protection of Cultural Objects. General Reporter: Dr
Toshiyuki Kono. University of Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan.
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee
11:30 - 12:30 The International Unification of Private Law – Achievements and
Perspectives. Dr Herbert Kronke, Secretary General of
UNIDROIT.
12:30 - 14:30 Closing Session
Dr. George Bermann, President of the Academy.

November 13 - 15, 2008. Mexico City. | webmaster@congresointernacionalderechouniforme.com

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