BLG Student Research Mini-Conference

March 15, 2019, 10:00 - 13:00, conference rooms of 3674 and 3690 Peel Street

BLG Student Research Conference Poster 2019Hosted by Borden Ladner Gervais, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law and McGill University’s Faculty of Law, this mini-conference will feature students who will talk about their research and share their ideas with their colleagues and professors.

This year, the conference will focus on Business Law, Obligations, and questions of Persons, State and Law.



Session 1A – 3674 Peel Street, room 102

Droit des affaires │Business Law

Session 1B – 3690 rue Peel, room 102

Obligations │Obligations

Moderator : Prof. Richard Janda

Moderator: Prof. Vincent Forray

Grazia Hanea – First or Last in Line? The Priority Dispute Involving Pension Plan Claims in CCAA Proceedings

Guy Maginzi – Cadre de validité de la désignation des bénéficiaires en vertu de la LRCR

Jesse Hartery – Un retour aux sources : la place des créations prétoriennes en droit civil québécois

Daniel Powell – Beyond Contingent Liability : The Risk and Regulability of Decentralized Blockchain Technologies




Session 2A – 3674 Peel Street, room 102

Personnes, Etat et droit│ Persons, State and Law

Moderator : Prof. Marie Manikis

Karine Bédard – Of Benefits and Borders: Parens Patriae Jurisdiction and Children’s Impaired Access to Government Benefits Based on Irregular Parental Immigration Status

Chantal Bellavance - Has #METOO gone too far?

Frédéric Bertrand – The Human Right to Property in International Investment Law


Lunch – 3690 Peel Street - Hall


Conference rooms
3674-3690 Peel Street
Faculty of Law, McGill University
Montreal (QC) H3A 1W9

Information : centre.crepeau [at]


This event was made possible with the support of Borden Ladner Gervais and McGill University's Faculty of Law.

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