Center hosts an in-person conference on the CISG in Vienna

The Center is glad to be able to announce that later this week, it will host an in-person even focusing on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods – CISG. The event, titled “CISG: 40 (+3) Years and Still Going Strong?” and co-hosted by Bucerius Law School, McGill Faculty of Law, and Vienna University Faculty of Law, will take place in Vienna, on Friday, March 31, 2023, starting at 11.00 am.

The various talks will address CISG-related issues, which are still controversial, including the CISG’s interpretation, the CISG’s gap-filling mechanism, economic hardship under the CISG, its applicability in international commercial arbitration, and the applicability of the principle „iura novit arbiter“ in CISG related matters.

Apart from the Center’s Director, Professor Franco Ferrari, the speakers and moderators will include Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Yeşim M. Atamer (University of Zurich), VieAssoc. Prof. Gary F. Bell (National University of Singapore), Prof. Andrea Bjorklund (McGill University), Dr. Luca Castellani (UNCITRAL Secretariat), Prof. José Angelo Estrella-Faria (UNCITRAL Secretariat), Prof. Clayton P. Gillette (New York University), Prof. Dr. Stefan Kröll (Bucerius Law School, Hamburg); Dr. Soterios Loizou (King‘s College London, London), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Paul Oberhammer (University of Vienna); (Prof. Dr. Geneviève Saumier (Mc Gill University, Montreal), Prof. Dr. Nina Tepeš (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law),Prof. Marco Torsello (Verona University).

For more information, see the flyer.