Professor Franco Ferrari to give talk at Oslo conference on conflict of laws

Professor Ferrari, the Center’s Director, will give a talk on the occasion of a conference held in Oslo and hosted by Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss, a former scholar-in-residence at the Center. The Norwegian Ministry of Justice has requested Professor Giuditta Cordero‐Moss, a professor at the University of Oslo, to submit a proposal for a statute on choice of law rules for contractual and non‐contractual obligations. The conference Professor Ferrari will attend is organized to ensure that the proposal will reflect state‐of‐the‐art knowledge in the area of conflict of laws at the international level. As for Professor Ferrari, he will address the relationship between conflict of laws rules and uniform substantive rules and propose a statutory provision aimed at ensuring the primacy of uniform substantive law.