Trusts in Civil Law - 2008-2009

As part of the Civil Law Workshops Series for 2008-2009, the Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (now known as the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law) organized a series of conferences around the theme of "Trusts in Civil Law". The aim of this series was to study how different civilian traditions around the world conceptualize the Trust.

These workshops took place from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM in Room 202 of Chancellor Day Hall located at 3644 Peel Street, Montreal.

September 12, 2008
F. Barrière
(Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II)
"La fiducie ou le réveil chaotique de la Belle au bois dormant"

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November 21, 2008
M. McAuley
(Trusts Practice Group, Appleby, Bermuda)
"Truth and Reconciliation : Notions of Property in Louisiana's Civil and Trust Codes"

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January 19, 2009
J. Talpis (Université de Montréal)
M. Graziadei (University of Turin)
"Recognition of Common Law Trusts in Civil Law Jurisdictions"

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February 13, 2009
A. Hofri-Winogradow
(Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Trusts in Israel/Palestine: A Chequered History"

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March 6, 2009
M. Cantin Cumyn
(McGill University)
"Réflexions autour de la diversité des modes de réception du trust dans les pays de droit civil"

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May 1, 2009
L. Ho
(University of Hong Kong)
"Trusts in China: Property or Contract?"