27-29 Apr. 2017 – Sponsoring the Telders International Friendly Round (Lille, FR)

Feb. 2017 – The Law Firm is glad to be sponsoring the International Friendly Round, organized at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lille on Apr. 27-29, 2017, in preparation of the 40th edition of the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition (taking place at the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court of Justice, on May 17-20).

Administrator of the event is Prof. Vaccaro-Incisa, whom has gathered an impressive outline of international law experts (e.g., Maria Issaeva / Threefold Legal Advisors LLC, Thomas McDonald / White & Case LLP, Ximena Hindrichs / ITLOS, Guillaume Areou and Aurélie Lopez / Reed Smith LLP, Emily Lydgate / University of Sussex, Boshko Stankovski / University of Cambridge, Jan Primec / Karanović & Nikolić, Victoria Simon / International Trade Centre, Sergey Dikman / Council of Europe, Charles Spraggins / Esq., Agnès HUGUES / International Criminal Court, Luca Cipolli / Max Planck Institute) to serve as Judges for the rounds that will see the representatives of six different nations (where no national round is held) competing.

The event is complemented, on Apr. 28th, by a Friendly Symposium on International Law, offered to the students participating to the competition as well as these of the Law Faculty at large, with the participation of the following experts:

  • Opening address
    • G. Matteo Vaccaro-Incisa (Professeur-Chercheur, IESEG School of Management, Paris; of counsel, Studio Legale Vaccaro, Florence & Milan)
    • Ioannis K. Panoussis (Dean of the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Lille, Lille)
  • Panel 1 – Current hot issues at the intertwine between PIL and HR
    • Ioannis K. Panoussis (Dean of the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Lille, Lille)
      • Chair
    • Boshko Stankovski (Associate, FYROM PM Office, Skopje; Ph.D. Candidate, Cambridge)
      • The Securitisation of Secession Processes
    • Maria Issaeva (Threefold Legal Advisor, Moscow)
      • HR in Russia: from Soviet times to nowadays Russia
  • Panel 2 – EU, trade agreements and arbitration
    • Aurélien Raccah (Vice-Dean of the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Lille, Lille; Partner, ELEA Avocats, Paris)
      • Chair
    • Emily Lydgate (Lecturer, Sussex University (panelist & chair)
      • Brexit & EU-UK FTA: prospects
    • Daniel Bugge (Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark)
      • Art. 50 TEU, novel implications
  • Closing note
    • Thomas McDonald (retired partner, White & Case, Paris & Moscow)
      • International Law, Advocacy and Ethic

This is the 2nd edition of the event, after that of April 2015, which took place at Bocconi University of Milan (always organized by Prof. Vaccaro-Incisa).


[UPDATE] Pictures of the event are available at this page.