On September 18-19, 2014, the American Bar Association's Forum on Air and Space Law will hold its 2014 Annual Conference at the Westin Hotel in Old Montreal.
This year's Conference will feature a series of panels that will provide valuable overviews and updates concerning matters of critical importance to the aviation and aerospace industries. The panel topics will include consumer rights, labor law issues, divergent interpretations of the Warsaw/Montreal Conventions, international aviation traffic rights, space law developments, and global competition law issues.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual Property, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the Environment
The Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy welcomes Dr Matthew Rimmer (Australian National University College of Law) for the first of its CIPP Speaker’s Series 2014-2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a highly secretive and expansive free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and eleven Pacific Rim countries, including Australia and Canada.
Celebrate the launch of Homecoming 2014 festivities with a coffeehouse reception hosted by Dean Daniel Jutras! Come meet our current students and reminisce with your own memories of Coffeehouse.
Free, but kindly RSVP to Alumnioffice [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca to help us with planning.
For information, contact the Law Faculty’s Alumni Relations office at 514-398-7934.
DCL candidate Richard Lehun will be defending his thesis, "The Emancipatory Justice Claim", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Richard Janda.
DCL candidate Ruiqiao Zhang will be defending her thesis, "A better understanding of dual ownership of trust property and its introduction in China through comparative studies", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Lionel Smith.
John G. Murphy and Neil Hazan (BCL/LLB'02) of Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) visited the Faculty of Law on July 16 to deliver an instalment in the generous donation that the firm and its members are making to the Faculty’s Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. BLG and its lawyers have pledged $400,000 (see announcement).
We are pleased to announce that Professor Robert Leckey has been appointed Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law, for a three-year term beginning August 1, 2014.
The researcher will perform different tasks and will participate in a number of projects, including:
This spring, BCL/LLB student Peter Grbac received an Arthur C. Helton Fellowship from the American Society of International Law (ASIL) to help support his 2014 summer internship in India.
The Faculty is pleased to announce the appointment of Lionel Smith (first picture) to the Sir William Macdonald Chair. Established in 1895, the Macdonald Chair is one of the oldest endowed positions at McGill. In addition, Professor Smith was also selected for a Killam Research Fellowship in March 2014 in recognition of his outstanding research on fiduciary obligations and conflicts of interest.