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Event Announcement: “The Future of International Commercial Litigation Post-Brexit”

The Center of European Law at King’s College London will be holding the eight seminar in its Brexit series, titled The Future of International Commercial Litigation Post-Brexit. Here are the details for this interesting event.

What The Future of International Commercial Litigation Post-Brexit
Who The chair of the seminar is Professor Jonathan Harris, QC, of Serle Court Chambers and King’s College London. The speakers are Sir Richard Aikens of Brick Court Chambers and King’s College London, Alexander Layton, QC of 20 Essex Street Chambers and King’s College London, and Dr. Manuel Penadés Fons of King’s College London.
When January 26, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Where The Dickson Poon School of Law, Nash Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus, King’s College London
RSVP You can RSVP at this link

The speakers will discuss the risks that Brexit poses for the UK as a center for dispute resolution in civil and commercial cases, with particular reference to jurisdiction, enforcement, the applicable law, procedure, and cross-border insolvency law. The event will be followed by a reception.

An American View On Brexit

Keep Calm for He Is An Englishman The most surprising thing about the Brexit vote, to me, was that there was a Brexit vote—that the question was put to a nationwide referendum. Many US states made provisions in their constitutions for referenda and initiative petitions in their constitutions during the Progressive Era. Even my own state, Massachusetts, did it—the only New England state other than Maine to do so. This year’s crop includes an initiative petition to prevent cruelty to farm animals, one to increase the tax on incomes over $1 million, and one to legalize possession of marijuana under Massachusetts law. Not exactly Brexit-level questions.
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