Edinburgh from Calton Hill (2015) Giuseppe Milo (CC-BY)
Edinburgh from Calton Hill (2015) Giuseppe Milo (CC-BY)

Annual Colloquium 2018 – Brexit : the practical and legal consequences for the constituent parts of the UK and France, including the devolved administrations

When:
28/09/2018 all-day
2018-09-28T00:00:00+01:00
2018-09-29T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
The Scottish Parliament
Contact:
Paul Harvey
TBC

Friday 28 September 2018 – The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Followed by reception and Gala Dinner at Edinburgh Castle

REGISTRATION FORM – Edinburgh Brexit Colloque 2018 (Click here for PDF Document)

Update: Please be warned that we are approaching the limit of the number of people we can accommodate at the Colloquium itself and at the gala dinner afterwards and may need to close the lists for registration. All applications will be dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis.

Point of contact for registration: Paul Harvey at paulharvey@amadvocates.co.uk

Become a member now until the end of 2019:  Membership

Attendance at the Colloquium will qualify for CPD.

Programme – Edinburgh Brexit Colloque 2018 (PDF Document) See also below on this page

Colloquium fees

FBLS members / Membres AJFB    £100 / €120

Non-members / Non-membres        £120 / €140

Lawyers called or admitted for less than 5 years    £50 / €70 Avocats admis au barreau depuis moins de 5 ans

Academics / Universitaires              £40 / €50

Students       £10 (the price for students does not include lunch at the Parliament) /

Etudiants      €12 (déjeuner au Parlement non compris pour les étudiants)

Dinner 28 September          £120 / €140

Guest(s) / Accompagnant(s)  (£120 / €140)

Programme

8.30    Registration/Accueil

            The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd. Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Please leave sufficient time to pass through security and bring an identity document with you

Veuillez prévoir  suffisamment de temps pour passer le contrôle de  sécurité et merci de vous munir d’une pièce d’identité

9.00    Welcoming speech/Propos introductifs

Ian Forrester, QC,   Judge at the General Court of the European Union, President of the FBLS

9.15 – 10.45 FIRST SESSION/THÈME 1

THE CONSTITUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS 

LES REPERCUSSIONS D’ORDRE CONSTITUTIONNEL

Session chaired by/séance présidée par

Sir David Edward, QC, former judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union and now Chairman of the Edinburgh Europa Institute

9.15 -9.30      The future role and influence of the CJEU/le role futur de la CJUE et son influence, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, former President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

9.30-9.45       The implications for devolution/les implications pour les administrations décentralisées du Royaume-Uni, Sir Declan Morgan, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland

9.45-10.00     The ongoing role of the European Court of Human Rights, Tim Eicke, QC, judge at the European Court of Human Rights

10.00-10.15   Balancing EU principles against UK principles: citizens and the rest, Lord Hodge, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

10.15-10.45   Panel discussion and Q&A/questions-débat with the additional contributions of Jean Richard de la Tour, Premier Avocat Général à la Cour de Cassation

10.45-11.15   Coffee break/pause café

 

11.15 – 12.45 SECOND SESSION/ THÈME 2

COMMERCIAL CONSIDERATIONS: COMPETITION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, CROSS-BORDER CONTRACTS AND THE PROTECTION OF REGIONAL PRODUCTS

CONSIDERATIONS D’ORDRE COMMERCIAL, PROPRIETE INTELLECTUELLE, CONTRATS TRANSFRONTALIERS ET  PROTECTIONS DES PRODUITS REGIONAUX

Session chaired by/séance présidée par

Lord Tyre, Senator of the College of Justice

This will be a panel session with contributions from/table ronde avec la participation de:

  • Páll Hreinsson, President of the EFTA Court
  • Robert Buchan, Partner, Brodies, Solicitors, Edinburgh
  • Amélie Favreau, Docteur en droit, Université Grenoble-Alpes
  • Paul Butcher, Partner and Brexit Director Herbert Smith Freehills, Solicitors, London
  • Sarah Cardell, General Counsel, United Kingdom Competition and Markets Authority
  • Jacquelyn MacLennan, WS, Partner EU/Anti-Trust, Head of Global Pro-Bono Practice, White & Case LLP, Brussels

There will be an extended Q & A session after the presentations/un débat approfondi aura lieu après les présentations des participants

12.45-14.00   Lunch/pause déjeuner

The Scottish Parliament

14.00-15.30 THIRD SESSION/ THÈME 3

THE CONSEQUENCES FOR FAMILY LAW: JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT IN CROSS-BORDER DISPUTES

LES CONSEQUENCES POUR LE DROIT DE LA FAMILLE: COMPETENCE JUDICIAIRE ET EXECUTION DES JUGEMENTS DANS LES LITIGES TRANSFRONTALIERS

Session chaired by/séance présidée par

Michael Clancy OBE, Director of Law Reform, the Law Society of Scotland

14.00-14.20               Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales

14.20-1440                Kate Dowdalls, QC, member of the Faculty of Advocates and Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission

14.40-15.00               Ariane de Guillenchmidt-Guignot, Docteur en droit, avocat FIDAL PARIS, inscrite au barreau des Hauts de Seine

15.00-15.30               Panel discussion and Q&A/questions-débat

15.30-15.45               Tea/pause-café

 

15.45-16.45   FOURTH SESSION/ THÈME 4

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANTS/LES MANDATS D’ARRET EUROPEENS

Session chaired by/séance présidée par

Angela Rafferty, QC, Chair of the Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales

15.45-16.05               James Wolffe, QC, the Lord Advocate

16.05-16.25               Stéphane Bonifassi, avocat au Barreau de Paris, ancien Premier Secrétaire de la Conférence du Barreau de Paris (1994)

16.25-16.45               Panel discussion and Q&A/questions-débat

16.45-17.00               Closing remarks/mots de cloture

Lady Dorrian           Lord Justice Clerk, former President of the FBLS

 

18.45-20.30           Reception: the Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle, hosted by Fiona Hyslop, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs.

                                The reception will start with guests being collected at 18.45 on the  Castle Esplanade and ends at 20.30 when dinner starts.

20.30-23.00          Gala Dinner at Edinburgh Castle Dress: lounge suit or kilts/tenue de ville ou kilt

Dress: lounge suit or kilts/tenue de ville ou kilt

On Thursday 27 September, delegates and guests are invited to a drinks reception hosted by the Consul Général de France, M. Emmanuel Cocher, from 19.00 to 21.00 at the Institut français d’Écosse, West Parliament Square, Edinburgh.

Le jeudi 27 septembre, les délégués et leurs accompagnants sont invités à une réception par M. Emmanuel Cocher, Consul Général de France entre 19h00 et 21 heures. La réception aura lieu à l’Institut français d’Écosse, West Parliament Square, Edinburgh.

An informal dinner for delegates wishing to participate will be organised for Thursday evening after the drinks reception. Please let us know in advance if you would like to join us.

Un dîner informel aura lieu après la réception. Veuillez nous informer en avance si vous souhaitez y participer.

On Saturday morning, there will be a visit to the Palace of Holyrood House, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth in Scotland, to be followed by a visit for those who wish it to the exhibition ‘Canaletto & the Art of Venice’ at the Queen’s Gallery, immediately adjacent to the Palace.

Attendance at the Colloquium will qualify for CPD.

The programme is subject to modifications/le programme est susceptible de modifications. In particular, in light of the considerable uncertainty that currently exists concerning the form that Brexit will take, the programme may be adapted to take account of developments relevant to Scottish interests.

 

 

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Its purpose is to facilitate academic analysis, teaching and debate of the history and processes of European integration, with specific reference to the policies and institutions of the European Union and its Member States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture: Edinburgh from Calton Hill (2015) Giuseppe Milo (CC-BY) Flickr

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