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Study break 2016


Classes and exams cancelled. Administrative offices open and library hours unchanged.

Enjoy your reading week!

Daniel Jutras named to the Senate Appointments Advisory Board

Dean Daniel Jutras has been named a federal member of the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions.

Dean of the Faculty of Law since 2009 and a graduate of Harvard Law School, and of Université de Montréal, Professor Jutras currently holds the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law at McGill University.

Published: 21Jan2016

International arbitration in a flat world: Dos and Don’ts in picking your seat and your rules

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 200, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A Dispute Resolutions Series talk with Yasmine Lahlou, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York.

Colloquium for the 40th Anniversary of the Crépeau Centre

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is pleased to announce a colloquium celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Assisted Reproduction: Navigating the Criminalization of Commercial Surrogacy and Reacting to Unexpected Situations

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The McGill Journal of Law and Health is hosting its 8th annual Colloquium on the legal and policy issues associated with assisted reproduction in Canada.

Introduction to International Arbitration Program

Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Considering a career in international arbitration? 

Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014.

Published: 14Jan2016

Understanding the TPP: IP protection and investment protection

Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal 20 Queen Street, 3rd floor, Montreal, QC, H3C 2M7, CA

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of a series of major new trade agreements (CETA between Canada and the EU, and the TTIP between the USA and the EU) which Canada may join or which may have an important impact on Canada.

Maimonides and Contemporary Tort Theory: Law, Religion, Economics and Morality

Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Institute of Comparative Law and McGill’s Department of Jewish Studies are pleased to invite you to a talk by Professors Yuval Sinai

Jennifer Stoddart made Officer of the Order of Canada

The Faculty of Law is delighted to report that Ms. Jennifer Stoddart, BCL’80, was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada in December 2015, “for her international leadership in privacy rights and for her exemplary public service as the privacy commissioner of Canada.”

Published: 13Jan2016