BLG Student Research Mini-Conference

April 6, 2018, 2:45 - 5:00 PM, rooms 312 & 316, New Chancellor Day Hall

Hosted 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. The conference, focusing mainly on private law or comparative law, will be held in two pairs of concurrent sessions.






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2 h 45

Session 1A - Room312 NCDH

Moderator: Me Ryan Tomicic (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)


  • Andréanne Poirier- L’investissement responsable et fonds de pension

  • Benjamin Jarvis – Insidious Shareholder Activism: Theory & The Canadian Context

  • Florida Rushani – The Use Of Bitcoin In E-Commerce: A Legal Analysis


Session 1B - Room316 NCDH

Moderator: Prof. Yaëll Emerich (McGill University)


  • Laurent Crépeau – La bonne foi comme limite à l’exécution en nature
  • Hannah Roggendorf – Avoiding Binding Contractual Obligations. A Comparative Study of Mistaken Assumptions in Contract Law
3 h 45 Break - Room 310 NCDH
4 h 00

Session 2A - Room 312 NCDH

Moderator: Me Daniel Boyer (McGill University)

Persons and the Law

  • Vanessa di Fao – The Fragility of Reproductive Rights in the Post-Morgentaler Era

  • Wen Xu – Stylized Solutions Of Surrogate Disputes In China Judicial Practise A Comparative Law Perspective Of UK And USA

  • Noémie Gourde-Bouchard: Exister aux yeux de la loi: La mort civile en France et au Bas-Canada


Session 2B: Room 316 NCDH

Moderator: Prof. Hoi Kong (McGill University)

The State under Scrutiny

  • Upasana Dasgupta- State responsibility of space situational awareness: An important step towards protecting space environment
  • Phil Lord – Feudalims 2.0


5 h 00 Cocktail - Room 310 NCDH


Rooms 312& 316
New Chancellor Day Hall
Faculty of Law, McGill University
3644, Peel Street
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.