Events

Mock Trial "Accused Ever After", June 24 | Practice of Philanthropy, April 7 | Data Protection Law in an Evolving World, February 24 & 25 | Global Law Fair | Mock Trial Scriptwriting Contest | Mediation Breakfast, May 17, 2019 | Scholarship Fundraiser at Miller Thomson
 

Mock Trial "Accused Ever After", June 24

 

Accused-ever_After.jpeg

 

 

***

 

Practice of Philanthropy, April 7

Practice of Philanthropy.jpeg

***

Data Protection Law in an Evolving World, February 24 & 25

S. Vergnolle - Photo.jpg

 

 

 

 

On 24 & 25 February, Dr. Suzanne Vergnolle is giving a seminar on Data Protection Law in an Evolving World. 

The seminar takes place from 14:00-18:00 (with a coffee break from 15:45 to 16:15).

 

For more information and detailed programme, see the course syllabus:

Syllabus.jpeg

***

Global Law Fair

GLOBAL LAW FAIR v.jpg (LAW school FAIR)

 

 

***

Mock Trial Scriptwriting Contest

 

In collaboration with experts in Comparative Law and Civil Procedure, including:


Prof. Carmen Azcarraga Monzonis
Mr. Robert Fleming
Dr. Shaheeza Lalani
Prof. Michele Lupoi
Prof. Enrique Vallines García

 

the LL.M. Programme is pleased to launch a

Mock Trial Scriptwriting Contest

WHAT: You can submit an original, unpublished script between 10,000 and 15,000 words with a run time of 1 hour maximum. In order to attract audiences of all ages, the script must include well-known characters (e.g. from fairy tales or epic tales). It must also include international business law issues and follow proper procedural rules of a particular jurisdiction, which must be identified.

WHEN: The competition is now open; submissions must be received by December 31, 2020.

WHO: Law students and lawyers

HOW: While the competition is active, submit your script (in English or French) by e-mail to llm@unil.ch. For examples of other scripts, please see the website of the Justice Education Society. For useful tips on how to write the script, register for our LL.M. Course, “International Litigation Advanced”.

WHAT YOU CAN WIN: In addition to the possible publication or performance of the winning script (see, for example Law Week 2019), the winner will receive a tuition fee waiver for any one of the Open Courses offered within the framework of the UNIL LL.M. Programme in International Business Law.

 

Download the Mock Trial Scriptwriting Contest PDF

 

***

 

 

 

Mediation Breakfast, May 17, 2019

mediation b.png

altenbu.png

The forthcoming United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the “Singapore Mediation Convention”) is being heralded as “good news for businesses”, and the LL.M. Programme in International Law is pleased to host a relevant information session over breakfast with Birgit Sambeth Glasner, Partner and Co-Head of Altenburger’s Dispute Resolution Team.

breakfast mediation.JPG

pdf icon.png

Download Birgit Sambeth Glasner's presentation on "Enforcement of Mediation Agreements: The Singapore Convention"

 

When:

FRIDAY May 17, 2019 at 8:30am

Where:

University of Lausanne, Internef Building, Room 431

What:

Birgit Sambeth Glasner, Partner and Co-Head of Altenburger’s Dispute Resolution Team, will explain how the Singapore Mediation Convention will impact the recognition and enforceability of international controversies settled through mediation. As a mediator in complex, international and domestic commercial matters and an acknowledged specialist in questions of strategic dispute resolution, she will explain how the Singapore Convention, modeled roughly on the successful Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards (the “New York Arbitration Convention”) could make mediated settlement agreements, like arbitration awards, easier to enforce than decisions from courts of other countries.

 

***

 

Scholarship Fundraiser at Miller Thomson

miller thomson2.jpeg

The Vancouver Office of Miller Thomson LLP will co-host the launch of the recent publication, Intergenerational Equity (BRILL, 2019), as well as a Scholarship Fundraiser for students of our LL.M. Programme, who are eligible for financial support from The Spark of Hope Foundation.

 

***

Follow us:        
Internef - CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 692 27 90
Fax +41 21 692 27 85