Rotterdam Rules 2009 Colloquium

If you would like to know everything about the Rotterdam Rules 2009, you should not miss the Colloquium on Monday 21 September 2009!

9.00 - 17.00 hrs

Colloquium on the Rotterdam Rules
under the auspices of UNCITRAL and CMI

Venue: De Doelen

Chair: Rafael Illescas Ortiz, Spain

Opening and welcome address by Ernst Hirsch Ballin, Minister of Justice, Netherlands. Further welcome addresses by

  • Renaud Sorieul, Secretary of UNCITRAL
  • Karl-Johan Gombrii, President of the CMI

Presentations on various subjects relating to the Rotterdam Rules by:

Kofi Mbiah, Ghana
The Balance of Liabilities between the Carrier and the Shipper
Hannu Honka, Finland
Scope of Application and Freedom of Contract
Diego Esteban Chami, Argentina
Obligations of the Carrier
Ibrahima Khalil Diallo, Senegal
Obligations and Liabilities of the Shipper
Yuzhuo Si, China
The New Structure of the Basis of Liability for the Carrier
Francesco Berlingieri, Italy
Multimodal Aspects
Tomotaka Fujita, Japan
Performing Parties and Himalaya Protection
Michael Sturley, United States
Jurisdiction
Sergey Lebedev, Russian Federation
Arbitration
Charles Debattista, United-Kingdom
The Goods Carried: who gets them and who controls them?
Abhinayan Basu Bal
on behalf of the World Maritime University, Malmö Sweden
A Legal and Economic Analysis of the Volume Contract Concept

Lunch included


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