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Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Recently Addressed the UNIDROIT Principles at the 10th Anniversary of the CEAC in Hamburg, Germany

On 14 September, UNIDROIT was invited to participate in an International Conference entitled “China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Opportunities and Challenges for International Dispute Resolution and Contracting” (Hamburg 13-15 September). The conference was a celebratory event organised on the occasion of the 10th  anniversary of the CEAC (Chinese European Arbitration Centre), by  its Managing Director Professor Eckart Brödermann. Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano participated as co-moderator for two panels, one entitled “Common Law and Civil Law Perspective of the UNDROIT Principles”, with panellists Roger E. Barton (US), Mohamed Hossam Loutfi (Egypt), Dharshini Prasad (UK), Prof. Jingxia Shi (China, UNIDROIT Governing Council Member), Prof. Stefan Vogenauer (Germany), Prof. Gerhard Wegen (Germany), and another on the “Interaction between the CISG and the UNIDROIT Principles – a hot topic for China related contracts”, with panelists Angelo Anglani (Italy), Prof. Lauro Gama (Brazil), Prof. Ingeborg Schwenzer (Switzerland),  and Prof. Bruno Zeller (Australia).

Complete programme