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Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law news

Paul-André Crépeau (1926-2011)

The Faculty of Law learned with great regret of the passing of Professor Emeritus Paul-André Crépeau on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the age of 85.

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Published on : 06 Jul 2011

DCL student Remus Valsan appointed at Edinburgh

Remus Valsan, QRCPCL Researcher and doctoral student at McGill Law, has taken up his appointment as Lecturer in Corporate Law at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh.

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Published on : 03 May 2011

Lionel Smith elected a Visiting Fellow at Oxford's All Souls

Professor Lionel Smith, Director of the QRCPCL, has been elected a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Professor Smith has been a professor at McGill since 2000, was awarded a James McGill Chair in 2004, and became the Director of the QRCPCL in 2007.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2011

Call for applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the QRCPCL

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (QRCPCL) invites qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position, with effect from August 2011.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2011

Manon Berthiaume awarded the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff

At the 2010 Fall Convocation ceremony, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum awarded our colleague Manon Berthiaume the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff, in the Clerical category.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2010

inFocus online: Is the gift a contract?

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, inFocus online takes a look at the legal and social dimensions of what gifts say about us and our relationships.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2010

Headway Magazine: Law Fusion

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is breaking new ground with international research programs into legal education that integrates civil and common law, and the global expansion of trust law.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2010

inFocus online: interview with visiting professor Giorgio Resta

Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

inFocus online: Trusting Civil Law

A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others. The Montreal Gazette interviewed Professor Lionel Smith on the event.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2010

Paul-André Crépeau honored at the Opening of the tribunals

Le professeur émérite André Crépeau a été honoré le 2 septembre 2010, à l'occasion de la rentrée des tribunaux de Montréal, pour marquer le 60e anniversaire de son accession au Barreau du Québec.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2010

Robert Leckey’s book wins Canada Prize

The International Academy of Comparative Law has just announced that Professor Robert Leckey, BCL’02, LLB’02, is the recipient of the 2010 Canada Prize for his book, Contextual Subjects: Family, State and Relational Theory (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Sophie Morin, LLM'00, gets 2010 Capitant prize

Sophie Morin, Wainwright Junior Fellow, has received the 2010 Capitant prize her doctoral thesis "Le dommage moral et le préjudice extrapatrimonial."

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Published on : 03 May 2010

Call for papers: The Worlds of the Trust

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is inviting proposals for papers to be presented at its conference 23-25 September 2010. Deadline: 15 April 2010.

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Published on : 05 Mar 2010

Postgraduate scholarships available from the QRCPCL for 2010-11

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law invites applications for three postgraduate scholarship opportunities: one FQRSC Scholarship in Transsystemic Legal Studies, and two MDEIE Scholarships in Civil Law Trusts.

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Published on : 05 Jan 2010

New Faces on the QRCPCL Board of Directors

At a general meeting of its members on 17 December 2009, the Board of the Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law was renewed through elections for four seats.

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Published on : 18 Dec 2009