Tort Law: Comparative Perspective and New Challenges

Lecture

Within the framework of the Third Kharkiv International Legal Forum, the set of lectures on issues of tort law will be delivered.
The aim is to find out the current state of tort law: what new challenges it faces and how national legal systems respond to those challenges. Moreover, we will try to predict what we can expect from the tort law of tomorrow. In particular, we will focus on the latest reform of the tort law in France, tort law aspects of diesel scandal in Germany and whether a cancer patient can claim compensation from a producer of carcinogenic pesticide.

LECTURE TOPICS:

  • Tort law in the 2017 French bill on civil liability. A general overview
  • The Diesel Scandal in Germany – a case of product liability?
  • Causation in Tort Law: Rock of Uncertainty

All lectures will be delivered in English.

September 26, 2019
9:00am – 1:30pm
The 11th hall in the central building of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Pushkinskaya str., 77
4 hours 30 minutes
300 UAH
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Speakers

Ricardo Pazos

Ricardo Pazos holds a PhD in law from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), where he is currently a postdoctoral researcher, benefitting from a grant within the “Programa de axudas á etapa posdoutoral da Xunta de Galicia (Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Ordenación Universitaria)”. Within this grant, he spent the 2017-2018 academic year at […]

"Tort law in the 2017 French bill on civil liability. A general overview"

Arndt Künnecke

Dr. Arndt Künnecke is Professor for Pubic Law and Politics at the Federal University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration in Brühl / Germany. From 2007-2017 he was working in Turkey as lecturer for law and political science at Okan University Istanbul and MEF University Istanbul. Besides, he also practiced as lawyer and freelance journalist […]

"The Diesel Scandal in Germany – a case of product liability?"

Bohdan Karnaukh

PhD in Law, assistant professor at the department of civil law no. 1, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University; 2017-2019 Vice-dean of International Law Faculty; co-director of Joint Master Degree Program “European and International Business Law”.

"Causation in Tort Law: Rock of Uncertainty"

Coordinators

Bohdan Karnaukh

PhD in Law, assistant professor at the department of civil law no. 1, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University; 2017-2019 Vice-dean of International Law Faculty; co-director of Joint Master Degree Program “European and International Business Law”.

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Co-Chairman of Organizing Committee
Rector of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
Vasyl Tatsii